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

 

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

 

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

 

Fr. Mesrop Aramian, Priest, Armenian Apostolic Church; Chair of the Board of Trustees, Ayb School; Co-founder, Ayb Educational Foundation; Advisor to the President of Armenia on Education; Director, National Program for Educational Excellence; Founder and Editor-in-Chief, 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

 

Edward Avedisian, Private Investor

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Adam Kablanian, Chair, Paradromics Inc.; Entrepreneur; Partner, HIVE Fund Venture; Former Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Virage Logic Corporation   

 

Ann Karagozian, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Judson KingScD, 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.

 

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

 

Barbara A. Sawrey, PhD, Distinguished Teaching Professor of Chemistry Emerita, University of California, San Diego; Dean of Undergraduate Education Emerita, University of California, San Diego; Commissioner, Western Association of Schools and Colleges

 

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

 

Sam Simonian, 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

 

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

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

Louise Manoogian Simone, AUA Co-Founder, Founding Trustee