AUAC Board of Trustees

Lawrence H. Pitts, MD, Chair, Board of Trustees, American University of Armenia Corporation; 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, a Cisco Company

Zaven (Paul) Akian, Chair-Elect, Board of Trustees, American University of Armenia Corporation; Chairman, Board of Directors, Integra Technologies; Chairman, Board of Directors, FluiDyne Fluid Power, Inc.

 

Suzy Missirian Antounian, JD, Consultant, Nonprofit sector

 

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

 

Craig Avedisian, JD, Principal, Law Offices of Craig Avedisian, P.C.; New York MTA Transit Genius Challenge Winner, Subway Cars Category

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

 

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

 

Bruce Boghosian, PhD, President, The American University of Armenia; Professor, Department of Mathematics, Tufts University; Fellow of the American Physical Society; Foreign member of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia

 

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

 

Yervant Demirjian, Private Investor

 

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

 

David Essayan, MD, Executive Vice President, ONCORD, Inc.

 

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

 

Adam A. Kablanian, High-Tech Executive, Entrepreneur, and Investor; Founder of Alexandrea Winery, Armenia

 

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

 

Vahe Kuzoyan, President & Co-Founder of ServiceTitan

 

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

 

Arda Nazerian Haratunian, Strategic Communications Advisor; Adjunct Professor, CUNY Queens College

 

Katherine Newman, UC System Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of California

 

Lena Sarkissian, Speech and Language Pathologist in Rehabilitation-Private Practice; 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; Recent Commissioner 2017-2023, Western Senior College and University Commission

 

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

 

Sinan Sinanian, Chief Executive Officer, Sinanian Development

 

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, Chair of the Board of Trustees UWC Dilijan (DISA Foundation)

 

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

 

Trustee Emeritus
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
Sam Simonian (Trustee Emeritus), Founder and Chair, Epygi Technologies, Ltd.; Former Chair, Inet Technologies, Inc.; Co-founder, Tumo Center for Creative Technologies
Jirair (Jerry) Turpanjian (Trustee Emeritus)President, New Spark Holdings Corporation; Chief Executive Officer, TF Educational Foundation

In Memoriam

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

Edward Avedisian, Trustee Emeritus, 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, Trustee Emerita, AUA Co-Founder, Founding Trustee

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