Civilian Complaint Review Board
A native of Northern New Jersey, who currently serves as the Senior Pastor of New Psalmist Worship Center, Newark NJ 1994-present. Dr. Ali is clinically trained and was educated in the Newark, Orange and Hillside NJ Public School Systems. Dr. Ali has also attended several higher learning centers and holds a Doctorate of Divinity Degree in Holistic Theology. Dr. Ali is married to Lady Balena Ali, and together they share eight adult children, seventeen grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Int.
Covenant Fellowship Int.
Southward Ecumenical Clergy Alliance
Baptist Ministers Conference of Newark & Vicinity
Newark Anti-Violence Coalition
NJ Monitors and Mothers on a Mission Community Group
The BLCSID Partnership
Newark Community Health Centers Inc. Newark NJ, Vice Chair
PREVIOUS BOARD AFFILIATIONS:
Irvington Planning Board - Chairman
UMDNJ Institutional Review Board
NJ AIDS Partnership
Irvington Counseling Center
First Assistant to Bishop Rudy V. Carlton for the State of NJ FGBCF Int.
Former President of the Southward Ecumenical Clergy Alliance
Past President of the Baptist Ministers Conference of Newark & Vicinity
Spiritual Counselor for the Newark Anti-Violence Coalition
Chaplain for the Newark Police Department
Former Deputy on Newark’s Critical Response Unit
Inaugural Newark Civilian Complaint Review Board Member
Author: "When a Father Fails" A hard-hitting honest look at my life
Funeral Trade Worker