GLENDALE–The 38th Western US Regional Convention of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation convened from August 17 to 20–with the participation of 50 delegates and 20 guests. Also taking part in the Convention were representatives of the ARF Central Committees from the Eastern US and Canada regions–as well as a representative of the ARF Bureau.
The Convention analyzed in detail internal organizational matters–as well as the needs and difficulties facing the community. Also addressed by the convention were assistance to Armenia and Karabakh–issues related to the Armenian Cause and the participation of youth and students in community life. After the assessmen’s–the Regional Convention took decision addressing the aforementioned issues.
At the conclusion of the meeting a nine-person Central Committee was elected comprised of the following ARF members: Vahe Bozoian–Anoush Chalian–Khajag Dikidjian–Bedig Kazandjian–Arto Keuleyan–Ara Khanjian–Garo Madenlian–Shahan Stepanian and Viken Yacoubian.