Imam Aqeel Mateen

 Newark NJ

Civilian Complaint Review Board

Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather

Joined the Nation of Islam in 1973.

Accepted in the Universal teachings and practices of Al-Islam 1975


Author/Lecturer/Community Servant, Community Organizer, Guest Speaker at Colleges and Universities, Prisons, Corporations, Hospitals. Religious Institutions, and on Television, and Radio Stations.


Professional Background:

Customer Service Expert : 33 years Newark Liberty International Airport

Skycap, serving as a Captain, Supervisor, and Account Manager of  Largest HUB Contract. Also conducted Customer Service classes at Newark, Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports.


President/Co-Founder of  United Muslim, Inc;

Imam of  Masjid Ash Shifaa


Vice President of  BLC Special Improvement District

for Economic Development, Newark, N. J.



Council of  Imams of  New Jersey, Member

Newark Council of  Imams, Co-Convener

Halaal Certification Board, Member

Newark Interfaith Alliance and Community Affairs, Member

Community Advisor to NJPAC, Member

Newark Civilian Complaint Review Board, Member


Qur'anic Arabic Instructor (Taught Hundreds of  Students)

Additional Studies and Lectures include but not limited to:

Islamic History, Islamic Law and Economics



Served as Imam of  WARIS, Director of  Religious Affairs and Director of  Education

Lead the FIRST Hajj Delegation from WARIS 1995 to Saudi Arabia

Co-Founder/Former President of  Islamic Student Organization of  Rutgers Newark

Co-Founder/Former President Metropolitan Ecumenical Interfaith Credit Union

Former Certified Volunteer of  New Jersey State Prisons

Former Community Advisor to Bloomfield State College

Attended Kean and Rutgers Universities

Graduate Passaic Community College Re-Entry Program