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Vernon M. Fareed


Imam Vernon M. Fareed is a leader in the Muslim Community and is a tireless worker seeking a better life for all people. He serves on several boards and community organizations, among them the Norfolk Education Foundation, the FBI Multi-Cultural Advisory Board, Chair of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, and the largest interreligious organization in the world – the World Conference for Religions and Peace. Imam Fareed is married to Swiyyah Fareed and together they have five children, several grandchildren and a few great grandchildren. He has travelled extensively and is frequently called upon locally and nationally to participate in any number of causes.