The US Office of Development

The US Office of Development, also known as the American University of Armenia Corporation (AUAC) is a California Public Benefit Corporation organized exclusively for educational and charitable purposes under the Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).  
Its principal office is in Oakland, California. Its purpose is to own and jointly operate AUA in Armenia.  AUAC works in affiliation 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.

American University of Armenia Corporation (AUAC)

1000 Broadway, Suite 280
Oakland, CA 94607

117 S. Louise St, Unit 310
Glendale, CA 91205

Tel: (510) 925-4282
Fax: (510) 925-4283


AUAC Staff  Contact Information

Gaiane Khachatrian

Vice President of Development
Email: [email protected]

Marianna Achemian

Associate Director of Development
Email: [email protected]

Siranush Khandanyan

Assistant Director of Development
Email:[email protected]

Edlin Hovsepian

Communications and Marketing Specialist
E-mail: [email protected]

Mariamane Akopyan

Development Assistant
E-mail: [email protected]

Lilia Darbinian

Accounts Manager
Email: [email protected]

Caren Meghreblian

Secretary to the Board

Accreditation Advisor and Special Assistant to the President
Email: [email protected]