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Omar Nur- Executive Director

Omar Nur is the Executive Director of  Somali American Social Service Association. Omar has been a community activist for the last 20 years. His educational background and community experience is noted below.


Master in Health and Human Service Administration ~ Saint Mary’s University of MN

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration ~ Winnoa State University

Associate Degree 2+2 from RCTC

Boards and Committees

• United Way Olmsted County (Board Member)

• Family Service Rochester (Board Member

• RDA – Rochester Downtown Alliance (Board Member)

• Rochester Public Library (Board Member)

• Leadership Table for Cradle to Career ( Member)

• Rochester Public Schools Foundation (Board Member)

• WSU-Rochester Advisory Group (Committee)

• Former Association of Fundraising Professional(AFP) SE MN ( Member)

• Former Coalition of Somali American Leaders(Chair)

• Former Member of Community Gang Initiative of Rochester (Committee)

• Former Hire Up Workforce(Committee)