|[February 07, 2014]
USIIC Senior Director Named to Board of American Iranian Council
SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
The American Iranian Council (AIC) has named Michael Shadman, Senior
Director of the U.S. Immigration Investment Center (USIIC), to its board
Mr. Shadman is also the principal of Shad Engineers, Inc. His expertise
in and passion for renewable energy and green building technology will
aid the AIC's mission to normalize U.S.-Iran relations.
"Over the last 30 years, I have never been this optimistic about US-Iran
relations," said Mr. Shadman. "In large part due to the pioneering and
sustained efforts of the AIC over 25 years, a serious window of
opportunity has finally opened, and I am honored to serve the Council as
it continues its hard work to normalize US-Iran relations."
Mr. Shadman's political accomplishments rival thos of his business
successes. He served on the National Democratic Party Finance Committee
for the 2012 Obama campaign. He also served on the election committee
for Hooshang Amirahmadi's 2013 campaign for the Iranian presidency.
Professor Amirahmadi is also the founder and president of AIC. "Michael
has consistently been among the most enthusiastic and supportive
Iranian-Americans in the efforts to improve US-Iran relations. The
Council is fortunate to have them on its side at this critical time," he
Mr. Shadman is the coordinator of the upcoming AIC-sponsored conference
focused on improving economic relations between the U.S. and Iran. The
conference will be held at the Washington Hilton in the nation's capital
on April 14-15.
The impetus for this conference emerged after the Geneva nuclear
agreement that improved prospects for a comprehensive settlement. This
may lead to a significant lifting of sanctions and the restoration of
economic relations with the West.
Based in San Jose, Calif., U.S. Immigration Investment Center is a full
service business, private lending, commercial real estate brokerage, and
investment, design, development company.
About The AIC
The AIC is a 501(c) (3) tax-deductible organization headquartered in
Princeton, New Jersey. The Council pioneered the push for normalization
of relations between the United States and Iran over two decades ago.
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