ACYOA Central Council meets in Chicago
The ACYOA Central Council traveled to Chicago for a meeting on Saturday, August 29, 2009 at St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Church. The Council discussed a number of upcoming events and programs, including the annual Leadership Conference, Chapter Workship and a number of fundraising plans. Present at the meeting were Central Council Chairman Alex Derderian, Vice Chairwoman Talin Hitik, Treasurer Danny Mantis. Programming Coordinator Gevork Vartanian, Public Relations Coordinator Ara Janigian, Secretary Lydia Kurkjian, and Chapter Relations Coordinator Danielle DerAsadourian. The meeting was presided over by Diocesan Vicar Very Rev. Fr. Haigazoun Najarian. The ACYOA Executive Secretary, Nancy Basmajian, was also present. Following the meeting, the Central Council was treated to a special evening with the Chairman of Diocean Council, Chicago resident Oscar Tatosian.