Staff

Devin Bathish

Executive Director

Devin Bathish is a Flint area native and a Palestinian citizen of Israel. Devin has an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University and a Bachelors degree in Political Science and International Studies, specializing in Middle Eastern history/politics and Arab & Muslim American identity, from the University of Michigan. While at university he held positions on the executive boards of several Arab cultural and human rights organizations and served on Central Student Government working to create better representation for Middle Eastern students on campus. Devin is fluent in English and Arabic. Devin returned to the Heritage council after a short break, as he was an active youth volunteer with the Council from 2005 through 2015 and was an AAHC scholarship recipient in 2011.

Mohammed Alhammadi

Immigration Director

Mohammed Alhammadi, an immigrant from Qatif, Saudi Arabia, graduated from Saginaw Valley State University with his Bachelors Degree in Business Management and Administration. While a student, Mohammed was an active member of the Saudi Club at SVSU and a participant in numerous community events focusing on uniting Arabs and non-Arabs alike. With a passion to help others, Mohammed is excited to use his education skills, cultural background, and personal immigration experiences to help serve others seeking guidance through the immigration process. Mohammed is fluent in English and Arabic and is accredited by the Department of Justice to assist with immigration clients.

Lucine Jarrah

Marketing & Outreach Coordinator

Lucine Jarrah is a Master of Social Work student at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan - Flint. She was the founder and first president of the student organization "Cinemas Finest," a club dedicated to youth empowerment through the arts, which won the "Outstanding Student Organization" award for 2019. Additionally, Lucine formerly served as Vice President of Student Government at the University of Michigan - Flint. Lucine's goals as Marketing & Outreach Coordinator include encouraging Arab American participation in the 2020 Census and working to provide youth with more opportunities for educational success.

Austin Ogle

IT & Program Coordinator

Austin Ogle is a graduate of the University of Michigan - Flint and a resident of Fenton. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a minor in Philosophy and intends on pursuing a Master’s Degree in Classics. Austin is a former Senator and Director of Student Government at the University of Michigan - Flint and served as the second president of Cinema's Finest, a student club dedicated to youth empowerment through the arts. Austin's goal as IT & Program Coordinator is to improve the technological and operations capacity of local community organizations.

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