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About us

We are a local grassroots organization with community members passionate about the involvement of Armenians in the City of Burbank. We are most inspired by those who aspire to be leaders, business owners, non-profit organizers, legislative representatives or want to be involved in the Burbank community. We provide cultural education, advocacy and promote Armenian businesses and networking opportunities.  

What we do

The Burbank Armenian Association provides many benefits to its members and supporters:

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MEET

Collaborate with various Armenian/Non-Armenian  groups and individuals

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GROW

Grow with us as we increase our footprint in the City of Burbank

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EXCLUSIVE

We will provide an exclusive look into the future of Burbank's Armenian community 

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WORKSHOP

Learn from our community leaders, workshops and virtual events

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PROMOTE

We will give you the opportunity to promote yourself

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VOICE

Make your voice heard as a Armenian community member

meet our board of directors

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romik hacobian
PRESIDENT

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • Co-Founder: Burbank Young Professionals

  • Board Member(2021 - 2023): Burbank Chamber of Commerce

  • Police Commissioner: City of Burbank

  • Board Member: Burbank Coordinating Council

  • Board Member: Home Again LA

  • Board Member: Armenian Assembly of America

  • Founder: Burbank Young Professionals

  • Leadership Burbank: Class of 2022

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Philippe Eskandar
BOARDMEMBER

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • Board Member(Chair): Burbank Water and Power

  • City Manager: City of San Marino

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Albert hernandez
vice president

Presence in Burbank & local areas:
 

  • Chairman: Leadership Burbank

  • CEO: Home Again LA

  • Board Member: Burbank Chamber of Commerce

  • Member: Rotary Club of Burbank

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Mary hamzoian
BOARDMEMBER

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • City of Burbank: Economic Development Manager

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lucy simonyan
tREASURER

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • Burbank Young Professionals:  Committee Member

  • Business Owner in Burbank: Lusanet Collective

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Leana Mkrtchyan
BOARDMEMBER

Presence in Burbank:

  • Burbank Resident

  • Budget Manager at the City of Burbank, Financial Services Department

  • Past Treasurer of Burbank High School Girls’ Basketball Boosters

  • CFO of CSM Madison LLC

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gloria salas
sECRETARY

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • Lieutenant Governor:  Zonta Club of Burbank; Service & Advocacy Chair, immediate past President

  • Director:  Zonta Area 3, District 9

  • Board Member: Burbank Human Relations Council 

  • Member: Burbank Business and Professional Women

  • Member: Peace & Justice Leadership Team, St. Francis Xavier Church

  • Member: League of Women Voters of Los Angeles, Glendale/Burbank Unit

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Lermont Khachikyan
BOARDMEMBER

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • Manager: Avionics and Power Engineering

  • Contracts: Autonomous Systems

  • Board Member: Burbank Art in Public Places Committee

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 Angela Khurdajian
BOARDMEMBER

Presence in Burbank:

  • Director of Philanthropy: Providence Saint Joseph Foundation

  • Board Member: Burbank Chamber of Commerce

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terry walker
BOARDMEMBER

Presence in Burbank:

  • Director:  Neuroscience Operations  - Providence  Saint Joseph Medical Center 

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Garen Essakhanian
boardmember

Presence in Burbank:

  • City of Burbank: Network Support Analyst IV

  • Leadership Burbank: Class of 2022

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Tony Ordoukhanian BOARDMEMBER

Presence in Burbank:

  • Burbank Resident

  • PCC Armenian Students’ Association President

  • ANCA Western Region Youth Committee Chairman

  • All-ASA Network Director of Public Relations

  • PCC Political Science and History Tutor 

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Andre Dionysian
BOARDMEMBER

Presence in Burbank:

  • Burbank Resident

  • President, Civic Duty Media

  • Chairman, SoCal Armenian Students' Association

  • Committee Member, Burbank Pride

  • Dir. Ext. Relations, PCC Armenian Students' Association

  • Commissioner: City of Burbank Transportation Commission

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Brandon Johnson
BOARDMEMBER

Presence in Burbank:
 

  • Resident

  • Pastor: First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

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Sarkis simonyan
board member

Presence in Burbank:

  • Chairman - ANCA Burbank Chapter

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Tim murphy
BOARDMEMBER

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • Councilman:  Former City Councilman for the City of Burbank, Tim was first elected to the Burbank City Council in 1989.   

  • Founder:  Boys and Girls Club of Burbank and served four terms as president

  • Attorney: Tim is a former LA County Superior Court Commissioner and has worked in law for over 41 years. He has own law practice for the last 9 years. 

  • Board Member: Burbank Chamber of Commerce

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seta javor
boardmember

Presence in Burbank:

  • Vice President - Woodbury University

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