About us

We are 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 just want to be involved in the Burbank community. We are here to engage with ideas and expand our footprint within the City of Burbank. 

What we do

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



Collaborate with various Armenian/Non-Armenian  groups and individuals

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

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



Learn from our community leaders, workshops and virtual events



We will give you the opportunity to promote yourself



Make your voice heard as a Armenian community member

meet our board of directors


romik hacobian

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • Chairman: Burbank Young Professionals

  • Board Member: Burbank Chamber of Commerce

  • Board Member: Burbank Coordinating Council

  • Board Member: Family Promise of the Verdugos

  • Commissioner: Burbank Police Department


sarkis simonian

Presence in Burbank:

  • ANCA of Burbank: Chairman


seta javor

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • Woodbury University:  Sr. Executive Assistant to the President and Board Secretary

  • Woodbury University Honors: 

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gloria salas

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


Mary hamzoian

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • City of Burbank: Economic Development Manager

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Mary Movsesyan

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • City Of Burbank: Public Information Office Administrative Analyst II at City of Burbank


Hasmik Vrtanesyan

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • All Lines Insurance Services: Personal, Commercial and Business Insurance

  • Commissioner: Community Development Goals Committee 

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Tamala takahashi

Presence in Burban:

  • Resident

  • Magnolia Park Merchant Association: Vice President

  • Burbank Infrastructure Oversight Board: Vice Chair

  • Board Member: Friends of the Burbank Public Library

  • Community Organizer: No Plastic Burbank/Burbank BRT

  • President: Knerdy Knitters and Crocheters Guild

  • Member: Burbank Human Relations Council

  • Member: Burbank Coordinating Council

  • Member: Burbank Noon Kiwanis

  • Member: BUSD DEI Committee


dr Armond Aghakhanian

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • Burbank Unified School District: President of the Board


Brandon Johnson

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • Pastor: First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

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Leana Mkrtchyan

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


Tim murphy

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. 


lucy simonyan

Presence in Burbank:

  • Resident

  • Burbank Young Professionals:  Committee Member

  • Commissioner: Burbank Cultural Arts Commission


Albert hernandez

Presence in Burbank & local areas:

  • Chairman: Leadership Burbank

  • CEO: Family Promise of the Verdugos

  • Board Member: Burbank Chamber of Commerce

  • Member: Rotary Club of Burbank


terry walker

Presence in Burbank:

  • Director:  Neuroscience Operations  - Providence  Saint Joseph Medical Center