Ingrid Mattson is the immediate past president of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) and a current member of their executive council. She will be speaking this Sunday in Tulsa at an "interfaith meeting" at the Grace Lutheran Church headed by Rev. Mason Beecroft about Islamic law:
..."Born in Slowed, Palestine in 1959, Mr. Abdulqader lived much of his young adult life in Kuwait. In 1980, he migrated to the United States to receive a college education and pursue his dreams. He lived in Irving, Texas for a few months before moving to Clare- more, Okla. then Stillwater, Okla. To fund his tuition at Oklahoma State University, Mr. Abdulqader briefly worked as a dishwasher at an Italian Restaurant and a cashier at Wendy's. He received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1984.
In 1985, he married Diane. He received his Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Oklahoma State University in 1994. The family lived in Oklahoma City for several years (he worked at the Oklahoma Department of Transportation) before finally moving to Richardson, Texas in 1996.