Welcoming The Citizens Foundation, USA New CEO


The Board of Directors of TCF-USA is pleased to announce the appointment of Tauseef Siddiqi as the Chief Executive Officer of TCF-USA. Tauseef will take over from Arif Gafur who served as the CEO for 4 years. Arif will transitions into the role of President, TCF-USA. Tauseef comes from a successful career in the Hospitality industry where he has served in executive positions; most recently as the Regional Director of Operations with the Intercontinental Hotels Group and Pacifica Host Hotels in Texas. He has been an active member of the community serving in various roles including as co-chairman of the United Way, President of the New Orleans Hotel and Lodging Associations, and many others. Please join us in welcoming Tauseef Siddiqi as the new CEO of TCF-USA.

Tauseef commented: “I am very much looking forward to this new challenge and chapter in my life, ready to serve The Citizen’s Foundation USA and support the unbelievable work that has been delivered through countless volunteers across over 30 chapters across the U.S.”

Arif added: “I am very pleased that Tauseef Siddiqi will be succeeding me as the CEO of TCF-USA. I am filled with a great sense of satisfaction and pride for where the organization stands today. TCF-USA has expanded to 34+ active chapters across the country. I am truly blessed to have been given the opportunity to continue to be part of this wonderful organization, and I am excited to see how it will develop in the coming years.”