AUAC Board of Trustees

Lawrence H. Pitts, MD, Chair, Board of Trustees, American University of Armenia; Chair, Board of Trustees, American University of Armenia Fund; Former Provost and Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs, University of California; Professor Emeritus, Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco

 

Paul Agbabian, Vice President, Technology and Architecture, Splunk Corporation

 

Zaven (Paul) Akian, Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Integra Technologies; Chair and Chief Executive Officer, FluiDyne Fluid Power, Inc.

 

Suzy Missirian Antounian, JD, Consultant; Former Chief Operating Officer, World Affairs Council of Northern California

 

Fr. Mesrop Aramian, Priest, Armenian Apostolic Church; Co-founder & member of the Advisory Board, Ayb School; Co-founder & Director for Strategic Programs, Ayb Educational Foundation; Co-founder, Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology; Founder and Director, Vem Radio

 

Haroutune Armenian, MD, DrPH, Professor in Residence, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles; President Emeritus, American University of Armenia; Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

 

Carol B. Aslanian, Senior Vice President, Aslanian Market Research, Education Dynamics

 

Hovhannes Avoyan, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, PicsArt Inc.

 

Paul Artin Boghossian, PhD, Julius Silver Professor of Philosophy; Director, Global Institute for Advanced Study, Co-Director, New York Institute of Philosophy, New York University; Member of the Board of Directors, Armenian Society of Fellows

 

George Blumenthal, Chancellor Emeritus and Professor Emeritus, University of California, Santa Cruz; Director, Center for Studies in Higher Education, University of California, Berkeley

 

Armen Der Kiureghian, PhD, Interim President, American University of Armenia; President Emeritus, American University of Armenia; Taisei Professor of Civil Engineering Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley

 

Yervant Demirjian, Private Investor

 

William FrazerPhD, Senior Vice President Emeritus, Academic Affairs, University of California; Professor Emeritus, Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley

 

Adam A. Kablanian, Chief Executive Officer, Cynora GmbH; Former Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Virage Logic Corporation

 

Ann Karagozian, PhD, Director, The Promise Armenian Institute, UCLA; Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Judson KingScD (Trustee Emeritus),  Former Chair, Board of Trustees, American University of Armenia Corporation; Provost and Senior Vice President Emeritus, University of California; Professor Emeritus, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkeley; Center for Studies in Higher Education, University of California, Berkeley

 

Lori Muncherian, Executive Vice President, New Spark Holdings, Inc.

 

Lena Sarkissian,  Member of the Board of Directors, Armenian General Benevolent Union

 

Barbara A. Sawrey, PhD, Distinguished Teaching Professor of Chemistry Emerita, University of California, San Diego; Dean Emerita, Undergraduate Education, University of California, San Diego; Commissioner, Western Senior College and University Commission

 

Berge Setrakian, JD, Partner, DLA Piper; President, Armenian General Benevolent Union

 

Sam Simonian (Trustee Emeritus), Founder and Chair, Epygi Technologies, Ltd.; Former Chair, Inet Technologies, Inc.; Co-founder, Tumo Center for Creative Technologies

 

Sinan Sinanian, Chief Executive Officer, Sinanian Development

 

Jirair (Jerry) Turpanjian (Trustee Emeritus)President, New Spark Holdings Corporation; Chief Executive Officer, TF Educational Foundation

 

Vasken L. Yacoubian, Chief Executive Officer, Leon A. Yacoubian Contracting LLC; Member, AGBU Central Board of Directors

 

Lusine Yeghiazaryan, Chief Financial Officer, SADA Systems

 

Veronika Zonabend, Co-founder of RVVZ Foundation; Chair, Board of Governors, UWC Dilijan

 

Yervant Zorian, PhD, Fellow and Chief Architect at Synopsys; President of Synopsys Armenia; President of IEEE Test Technology Technical Council (TTTC); Vice President of IEEE Computer Society; Founder and President of the AGBU Armenian Virtual College; Member, AGBU Central Board of Trustees

 
 

In Memoriam

Mihran S. Agbabian, AUA Co-Founder, Founding Trustee, Founding President, President Emeritus

Edward Avedisian, Private investor, Professional Clarinetist, Boston Ballet Orchestra and Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra

Stephan Karamardian, AUA Co-Founder, Founding Dean of College of Business, Founding Trustee

Louise Manoogian Simone, AUA Co-Founder, Founding Trustee

Karl S. Pister, PhD (Trustee Emeritus), Chancellor Emeritus, University of California, Santa Cruz; Dean and Roy W. Carlson Professor of Engineering Emeritus, College of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley