Newly Elected ACYOA Central Council has first meeting of year
The ACYOA Central Council had its first meeting of the year on June 25, where they reviewed the 2011 General Assembly and Sports Weekend (held in May in Philadelphia), and focused on new programming initiatives. In discussions with Diocesan Primate Archbishop Khajag Barsamian; Diocesan Vicar, the Very Rev. Fr. Simeon Odabashian; the Rev. Fr. Vasken Kouzouian; the Diocese’s executive director Michael Guglielmo; and ACYOA Executive Secretary Nancy Basmajian, Central Council members explored ways to engage more young people in the life of the Armenian Church. The Central Council will meet next on Saturday, September 24 in Chicago, IL.