ANCA Glendale Executive Director Takes 3 Month Leave of Absence

ANCA Glendale Executive Director Elen Asatryan

GLENDALE—The Armenian National Committee of America – Glendale (ANCA-Glendale) announced this week that Ms. Elen Asatryan is taking a 3-month leave of absence from her position as the organization’s Executive Director to manage Zareh Sinanyan’s campaign for Glendale City Council.

The ANCA – Glendale Board of Directors Chairman Berdj Karapetian praised Asatryan’s leadership skills and contribution to the growth of the organization.

“Elen has helped launch many valuable programs and engage a large number of young individuals in civic life of Glendale,” stated Mr. Karapetian.

This past summer Asatryan spearheaded the ANCA – Western Region (ANCA-WR) Hye Votes initiative.  The initiative helped register thousands of new voters and increase voting in the 2012 General Elections.

The ANCA-Glendale Board of Directors also announced that it is accepting applications for its Hye Votes Coordinator.  Anyone interested in this temporary position is encouraged to send a cover letter and resume to ANCA-Glendale at 211 W. Chestnut St., Suite 302, Glendale, CA 91204 or via e-mail to by Tuesday, January 22.

ANCA-Glendale advocates for the social, economic, cultural, and political rights of the city’s Armenian American community and promotes increased civic participation at the grassroots and public policy levels.

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