American University of Armenia Corporation (AUAC)

300 Lakeside Drive, 7th Floor
Oakland, California 94612
Telephone: (510) 987-9452
Fax: (510) 208-3576


AUAC Staff, Functions, Contact Information

Lorraine Alexander, Vice President of Development
BA – Biology



Caren Meghreblian, Secretary to the Board,
Accreditation Advisor and Special Assistant to the President
Ph.D. – History



Gaiane Khachatrian, Associate Director of Development  
MA – Educational Administration 

Tel: (510) 987-9453


Richard Youatt, Development Research and Special Projects Coordinator 
MS – Computer Science

Tel: (510) 987-9459


Lilia Darbinian, Accounts Manager
BS – Electrical Engineering

Tel: (510) 987-0770


Lilia Darbinian

Sheila Lemons, Development Assistant
BA -  Fine Arts  

Tel: (510) 987-9452


Sheila Lemons

 AUAC is a California Public Benefit Corporation organized exclusively for educational and charitable purposes under the United States Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).  Its principal office is in Oakland, California.  Its specific purpose is to own and jointly operate AUA in Armenia.  AUAC is affiliated with the Regents of the University of California (UC).  Under the affiliation agreement, UC provides academic and administrative guidance.  This agreement allows AUAC to consult appropriate members of the staff and faculty of UC in the planning of curriculum, in the selection of faculty, in the structuring of University administration, and in developing programs in various disciplines.