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

President for Development and External Relations

BA – Biology

Tel: (510) 987-9452



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


Matt Senekeremian

Assistant Director of Development

BA – Political Science


Phone: (510) 987-9459


Lilia Darbinian

Accounts Manager

BS – Electrical Engineering

Tel: (510) 987-0770


Lilia Darbinian

Tamara Rosado

Administrative Assistant

BA – International Studies


Phone: (510) 987-9452


 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.