New Americans Advisory Commission

Meetings

Commission meets quarterly at the Bucks County Administration Building, 55 E. Court Street, Room 110A, Doylestown, PA 18901 and occasionally via Zoom (see agenda for details). Meetings begin at 5:30 PM

2023 Meeting Dates

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Members 

Fifteen members serve the Commission for four-year terms. 

Member
Term Expiration
Sue-Ann DiVito, Chair
01/02/2024
Eugene Potakh
01/02/2024
Patrice Tisdale
01/02/2024
Rocio Higney
01/02/2024
Stephanie A.G. Ferrandez, Esq.
01/02/2024
Lois Heist
01/02/2024
Razin Karu
01/02/2024
Katelyn Marseglia
01/02/2024
Dr. Umar Farooq
01/02/2024
Dermot F. Kennedy
01/02/2024
Madison Leech
01/02/2024
Osama Al-Qasem
01/02/2024
Mohammed Murtaza
01/02/2024
Bhasker Patel
01/02/2024

About the Board 

The role of the Commission is exclusively advisory in nature. The specific purposes of the Commission are:

  • To foster interracial, interethnic communications with New Americans (immigrants and first- or second-generation Americans) with the goal to identify opportunities throughout Bucks County for equitable economic growth and the sharing of cultural experiences.
  • To advise the Bucks County Commissioners on matters relating to New Americans.
  • To assist Bucks County residents in easing the path to citizenship.

To learn more about the Commission, email [email protected].

Please also visit the Bucks County Hub's Resources for Immigrants, Refugees, Asylees and other New Americans page.