Shaykh Abdalla Idris Ali is a well-known North American Muslim public speaker, Imam, and leader in the community. Shaykh Abdalla has a background of International Relations from the University of Toronto as well his religious knowledge in the areas of tafseer, shariah, and counselling. As a community leader, he served as ISNA’s President for 5 years, and as the ISNA Canada Islamic<!–more–> School principal for 10 years, where he was integral in implementing Islamic and Arab studies syllabuses for elementary and junior high students. He is currently a board member on the Board of Trustees for the Islamic Teaching Center and North American Islamic Trust. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Advisors of the American Muslim Council and was a past-Board member of the Council of Islamic Schools in North America. Abdalla Idris Ali is a native of the Sudan and is currently the Secretary General of ISNA Canada.