ANCA San Gabriel Valley Names Nare Kupelian as Executive Director
MONTEBELLO—The Armenian National Committee of America of San Gabriel Valley is proud to announce the hiring of Nare Kupelian as the region’s Executive Director. Kupelian will be working from the Montebello Armenian Center. She will be a representative of the ANC-SGV to the local elected officials and community organizations.
“For a while now, we have been searching for a candidate with the background and experience to represent this region” said ANCA-SGV Chairman Levon Kirakosian. “We are pleased to welcome Nare to the team and are confident that her work will create a more unified and effective organization. We hope that our collaborative efforts can create a strong voice for the San Gabriel Valley.”
“I am very excited to take on this new position at the ANCA San Gabriel Valley” said Kupelian. “I look forward to working with the Armenian community in the region to advance their issues of concern and to build a strong advocacy presence.”
Prior to taking on this position, Kupelian was a Community Relations Intern at the ANCA-Glendale in 2008 and a Government Relations Intern at the ANCA-Western Region in 2009. During her time in college, she was an active member of the ANCA of San Diego County, serving on the Board as Chair for two years. She has extensive experience in working with various Armenian and community organizations, both in Glendale and San Diego.
Kupelian is currently a graduate student in the history department at UCLA. She graduated from UC San Diego in June of 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History.
The Armenian National Committee of America of San Gabriel Valley is the local chapter of the largest and most influential Armenian-American grassroots advocacy organization in the United States. The ANCA-SGV advances the concerns of the region’s Armenian-American community on the local, state, and federal level.