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Meet Our 2017 Banquet Speakers


Khizr Khan, American Muslim 'Gold Star' Parent

Khizr Khan and is wife Ghazala Khan are the parents of U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan, one of many American Muslim U.S. military personnel who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Mr. and Mrs. Khan have used their platform as 'Gold Star' parents to speak publicly and vocally about the lives, contributions of American Muslims, especially those of the estimated 10,000-20,000 American Muslims who currently serve in our nation's military.

See: www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/humayun-khan-isnt-the-only-muslim-american-hero

Also see: www.arlingtoncemetery.net/hsmkhan.htm


WA Attorney General Bob Ferguson

Washington State Attorney General Ferguson serves as the 18th Attorney General of the state of Washington. Learn more about him here.


“Voice of the Mariners” Tom Hutyler

Tom Hutyler /ˈhʌtlər/ is a Seattle, Washington radio personality and, since 1987, the public address announcer for the Seattle Mariners. Learn more about him here.


Many more speakers to be announced soon! Stay tuned.