#MemberSpotlight On Aug. 29, 2016, our Club had the opportunity to hear from one of our own members, Dr. Najam Chishti. Dr. Chishti is a senior process chemist with BioVectra Inc. He is also the President of the Muslim Society of P.E.I.

In his spare time, Dr. Chishti is passionate about table tennis. It has taken him to Canada Games in seven different provinces and around the world as a coach and an official. Dr. Chishti has been recognized for his dedication and commitment to sport by a variety of organizations at the local, Provincial and National Level. Some of the awards include:

Sport PEI official of the year - 2001, 2002
TTCAN’s Official of the Year – Art Barran Award 2004
TTCAN’s Betty Tweedy Memorial Trophy (Sport Administration) - 2003

PEITTA’s outstanding service award - 2006
Sport PEI Administrator of the year - 1993
Recipient of the Queen's Jubilee medal - 2012
Presidents Award presented by Sport PEI - 2015

At our meeting, Dr. Chishti presented to our club on the great spiritual tradition of Islam. At a time when there is a negative light shed on Islam via the western media, it was extremely timely and helpful for Dr. Chishti to enlighten us on Islam and answer our questions.