Sada Cumber appointed to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Sada Cumber appointed to Texas Higher Education Coordinating BoardAUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Sada Cumber of Sugar Land to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for a term to expire Aug. 31, 2015. The board sets policies and coordinates efforts to improve higher education in Texas.

Cumber is board chairman of TCMS Technologies, and principal and founder of Texas Global LLC. He is the former U.S. Ambassador to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, a founder of CACH Capital Management, co-founder of Applied Science Fiction and past chairman and CEO of Psionic Technologies Inc. He is a past member of the Texas Emerging Technology Fund Committee, Texas Economic Development Corporation, Governor’s Business Council and Task Force on Higher Education, and University of Texas College of Fine Arts Advisory Council. He is a past board member of the Foundation of Religious Studies, past chairman of the Austin Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council, a past charter member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Austin Chapter, a past advisory board member of TiE Houston Chapter, past president of the Aga Khan Council for Southwest U.S.A., and a life member of the Buck Rogers National Photofinishers Group. He is also past trustee of the Photo Marketing Association International, Digital Imaging Marketing Association and Association of Photo CD.

Cumber received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in history from the University of Karachi in Pakistan.

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    I am here AMIR ALI sir, give you many many congratulation for your great appointment I pray for you to moula give you successs in each and every path of your life AAMIN Best regard AMIR ALI

    Please re OPEN my safri immmedaitly Sent from my iPad


  2. Congratulations. Being old friends from childhood we are proud of you. Keep it up. We pray for your more success to serve US and Community.


  3. Our Greetings & Best wishes to Sada Cumber & family on this august appointment – & are proud of him ,- after he served as a Special Envoy of the U.S. to the “Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) “. From; – Salim Allana & family.


  4. Many congratulations, Ambassador Aithmadi President Sada!!!! We are all very proud of you and miss you in Austin. Hope to see you soon.


  5. Dear Sada,
    Congratulations to you!! I will later send you personal email which Aftab gave me yesterday.
    This is a very proud moment for the Ismaili Community in the USA. Wish you great success!
    We got good Treats this week, one Mawla’s Lecture at Brown University and now your appointment.

    Sada you deserve the Best, I say this because we know each other for over three decades.
    Bye now.

    taj kothari
    Miami, Fl


  6. Heartiest congratulations to you Sada on your continued great achievements. My Allah’s
    Blessings be with you always.
    Sadruddin E Kassim. San Antonio.


  7. Sada Cumber.
    Congratulation ,when we met last time in Austin Jamait Khana just once in 1995,I came with my Kharadhar religiuos night School student Anwer Rajpari from San Antonio ,at that time you were President
    Now again Perwadighar has blessed you with one better position to serve the community.I,really proud of you as a very old friend having same birth place i.e Kharadhar.
    If you have time & wish to be in touch with each other,then do write me & share your experience & other matters of mutual interests
    Best Regards to you & your family members.
    Wazirali S/o Ali Muhammed Shariff & family (.Lahore.Pakistan)


  8. Dear Sada:

    Congratulations on your fantastic appointment. Masha Allah, you keep bringing glory to our community and we always feel proud to see our good old friend who is now an iconic personality of the Community and the USA. Stay blessed.

    Amin Lalani (


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