AMAA Elects New Board, President

Newly-elected AMAA president Joe Zeronian

LOS ANGELES—The Armenian Missionary Association of America in accordance with the appropriate policies and procedures, elected its new Board members, president, and officers recently.

On Oct. 15, at the Annual Meeting of the AMAA, the general membership elected the following members to the Board of Directors: Bryan Bedrosian, Anita Buchakjian, Nazareth Darakjian, M.D., Robert Hekemian, Sr., Louis Kurkjian, Kenneth Kevorkian, Lori Muncherian, Harold Nahigian, and Arsine Bedrosian Phillips, Esq. They were installed on Oct. 16 at the Annual Meeting Worship Service, held at the United Armenian Congregational Church of Los Angeles.

On Dec. 3, the Board elected its officers and approved the Executive Committee as follows: Joseph Zeronian, Ed.D., president; Nazareth Darakjian, M.D. and Peter Kougasian, Esq., vice presidents; Thomas Momjian Esq. and Arsine Phillips, Esq., secretaries; Nurhan Helvacian, Ph.D., treasurer; Anita Buchakjian, assistant treasurer; Berjouhy Gulesserian, advisor; Levon Filian, executive director; Albert Momjian, Esq., solicitor; and Joyce Stein, representative of the Stephen Philibosian Foundation.

The AMAA was founded in Worcester, Mass. in 1918 and incorporated in New York in 1920 with the purpose of strengthening and supporting the Armenian people in their Christian faith and to encourage religious education as well as literary and philanthropic work. Since its founding, the AMAA has expanded its programs of educational, evangelistic, relief, social services, church, and child care ministries to 24 countries around the world.

For more information about the AMAA ministries, visit or call the AMAA headquarters at (201) 265-2607.


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