Dr. Sumayah Al Solaimain was appointed to the Municipal Council for the Dammam Metropolitan Area. This year was the first year of women members of the council and Dr. Al Solaimain is one of two women on the council. Dr. Al Solaiman is also Vice Dean for Quality, Deveopment and Academic Accreditation and Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture and Planning.
The responsibilities of these councils include preparing the municipality's budget and organizational structure, issuing codes and standards for urban planning and other activities, supervising financial transactions, and setting taxes and service charges. With Dr. Al Solaiman's background she is well suited to tackling the challenges of this vibrant urban center.