ENCINO—The Armenian National Committee of America, San Fernando Valley West Chapter has announced that it will be honoring Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian with the Public Service Award for his outstanding service to the community. The award will be presented to the Assemblyman at the ANCA-SFW inaugural banquet which will be held on April 7th at 5pm at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City.
“I’m very proud to be receiving the Public Service Award from the ANCA-SFW Chapter” stated Nazarian. “This honor is especially meaningful because of the deep respect I have for the ANCA and its mission. They have always been at the forefront of the issues confronting our community and I look forward to working with the ANCA and its local chapters for many years to come” concluded Nazarian.
Adrin Nazarian, former Chief of Staff to Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian, has been a longtime supporter and active member of the community. Nazarian served as the Chief of Staff to Krekorian while Krekorian was in the State Assembly himself, and where both worked together to ensure the community’s voice was well represented in Sacramento. Nazarian was raised in the San Fernando Valley and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from UCLA. Upon graduation, he was a participant of the CORO Fellowship in the Public Affairs program. He has served as an aide to Congressman Brad Sherman, and was appointed by former California Governor, Gray Davis, as a Special Assistant to the California Trade and Commerce Agency. He is a graduate of Holy Martyrs High School, Class of 1991, and a former member of the Armenian Youth Federation and Homenetmen Athletics.
“The Assemblyman has always been a tremendous advocate for his constituents of the San Fernando Valley,” stated ANCA-SFW Executive Board Member, Shant Hagopian. “We are delighted to honor Assemblyman Nazarian at our inaugural banquet.”
Assemblyman Nazarian represents the newly drawn 46th California Assembly District encompassing a large portion of the San Fernando Valley including the neighborhoods of Sherman Oaks, Toluca Lake, Studio City, Valley Village, Valley Glen, Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Panorama City, North Hills, Lake Balboa and the Hollywood Hills.
The Armenian National Committee of America, San Fernando Valley West advances the social, economic, cultural, and political rights of the area’s Armenian American community and promotes increased civic participation at the grassroots and public policy levels.