ARS Convention Concludes with Election of New Regional Executive

GLENDALE-The 88th Regional Convention of the Armenian Relief Society Western US concluded Sunday with the election of four new members to its regional executive.

At the conclusion of the four-day meeting, which began Thursday at the Western Prelacy headquarters, Vicky Marashlian, Sossi Poladian, Mako Setragian and Ani Giragosian were elected to the regional executive. They replace outgoing members Sonia Peltlekian, Seda Khojayan, Nvart Mouradian and Sona Bostanian who had completed their terms in office.

In presence of ARS Central Executive chairwomen Hasmig Derderian and CE member Nova Hindoian, the newly-elected body chose its executive board, with Marashlian assuming the chairwomanship of the organization. Rima Poghosian was named vice-chairwoman, Seda Martir was named secretary and Sirarpi Tchakalian was named treasurer.

The Regional Convention also elected Ani Chalian and Nairee Derderian to represent the Western Region at the ARS International Convention, scheduled for October in Yerevan.


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