Dr. Samir Mahamid

Educator and politician, serving as mayor of Umm al-Fahm since 2018, holding a PhD in genetic plant engineering, former director of the “Al Ahlia” school in Umm al-Fahm, and a lecturer at Al-Qasemi Academic College. As mayor, Mahamid signed the first general framework agreement of an Arab locality with the Ministry of Construction and Housing in August 2021, following over 30 such agreements in the Jewish society.

Under his leadership, the municipality prepared a comprehensive municipal plan to eradicate violence in December 2021, a unique plan, and first of its kind amid Arab society. He is also a member of the Maoz program, a prestigious program for both the development and the networking of senior leaders.