He received a BA in Political Science from Virginia Commonwealth University and a JD with a Certificate in Law and Public Policy from The Catholic University of America, School of Law in Washington, DC.Mr. Khalaf serves on the Boards of Directors of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee - New Jersey Chapter, Mental Health Association in Passaic County, the Arab American Family Center of New Jersey, and the Arab American Family Support Center of Brooklyn, New York. He is a member of the Arab American Institute’s National Policy Council. Additionally, Mr. Khalaf sits on The New Jersey Attorney General's Arab and Muslim Advisory Committee. He has served on the Board of Trustee of St. Mark’s Syrian Orthodox Cathedral in Teaneck, NJ.