ACYOA President (2018 - Present)

His Grace Bishop Daniel Findikyan

Primate, Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern)

Former ACYOA Presidents

Archbishop Khajag Barsamian (1990-2018)

Archbishop Torkom Manoogian (1966-1990)

Archbishop Sion Manoogian (1958-1966)

Archbishop Mampre Calfayan (1954-1958)

Archbishop Tiran Nersoyan, Founder (1946-1953)

ACYOA Executive Secretaries since 1946

​Nancy Basmajian (2003-2013)

Anthony Barsamian (1990-1991)

Douglas Tashjian (1987-1990)

Anthony Barsamian (1986-1987)

James Magarian (1980-1986)

George Tashjian (1976-1978)

Rev. Fr. Nersess Jebejian (1972-1976)

Louise Yeghissian (Kalemkerian, Rev.) (1971)

Howard Stowe (Rev.) (1970)

Dn. Hovhannes (Rev. Fr. Karekin) Kasparian (1967-1969)

Dn. Megerditch Mouradian (1962-1966)

Joseph Kalemkerian (1961-1962)

Rev. Fr. Dajad Davidian (1960-1961)

Dr. Hagop Nersoyan (1951-1953)

Mary Shalakian (1949-1950)

Former ACYOA Central Council Members

(Capital Indicates Chairperson)

(† Indicates Deceased)

 
  • Gerald Aharonian,  Chelmsford, MA

  • SHAKE AJAMIAN (DERDERIAN), Bayside, NY

  • Rita Akaraz (Avedissian), Detroit, MI

  • Dn. Gary Alexander, Cambridge, MA

  • Penie Allalemdjian (Papazian), Bayside, NY

  • GREGORY ANDONIAN, Cleveland, OH

  • Sara Andonian, Detroit, MI

  • DOUG APRAHAMIAN Bayside, NY

  • MISAK APRAHAMIAN, Bayside, NY

  • Rhaffi (Ashod) Aprahamian, Detroit, MI

  • †Gregory Arpajian, Cleveland, OH

  • †Artin Artinian, Detroit, MI

  • Adrienne Ashbahian, Wynnewood, PA

  • Zovinar Ashjian,  White Plains, NY

  • Sarine Atamian, Bayside, NY

  • DINA AURSLANIAN,  Cleveland, OH

  • Tamar Aydin, Bayside, NY

  • Mary Azarian (Zotian), Lawrence, MA

  • Tammy Bagdigian (Sampson), New Britain, CT

  • Leo Bakalian, Fair Lawn, NJ

  • †Rose Bannaian (Mekenian), Cleveland, OH

  • LUCINE BARONIAN (KOUYOUMJIAN), Bayside, NY

  • Donna Barsamian (Sirounian), Tenafly, NJ

  • Melanie Barsamian (Bilazarian), Worcester, MA

  • Y. Gladys Barsamian (The Hon. Judge), Detroit, MI

  • Lee Bedigian, New York, NY

  • Joan Bilazarian (Handleman), Worcester, MA

  • Brian Bogosian, Lawrence, MA

  • Daron Bolat, Washington, DC

  • †Acabe Boornazian, Cheltenham, PA

  • Robert Borzakian, Cambridge, MA

  • MAX BOUDAKIAN (DR.), Niagara Falls, NY

  • Arpi Bouroujian, Richmond, VA

  • Linda Boyajian (Abkarian), Cambridge, MA

  • Susan Boyajian (Mardoian, Dr.), Palos Heights, IL

  • Roberta Carman (Kochakian, Ygn.), Detroit, MI

  • Lynda Chagachbanian (Devejian, Ygn.) Fair Lawn, NJ

  • Ann Dadaian, Union City, NJ

  • Alex Dadourian, St. Gregory, NYC

  • Karen Dardarian, Detroit, MI

  • Yn. Danielle DerAsadourian (Rith-Najarian), Evanston, IL

  • Ralph DerAsadourian, Evanston, IL

  • Carol DerBoghosian, Hartford, CT

  • ALEX DERDERIAN, Wynnewood, PA

  • MARIA DERDERIAN, Wynnewood, PA

  • Olivia Derderian, White Plains, NY

  • John Diradourian, Bayside, NY

  • Robert Doramajian, Bayside, NY

  • NUBAR DORIAN, Union City, NJ

  • Ara Dostourian (Dr.) Holy Cross, NYC

  • Karnig Durgarian, Springfield, MA

  • Elizabeth Ekmanian, Holy Cross, NYC

  • JOHNNY ELCHEMMAS, Detroit, MI

  • NISHAN ESKIGIAN, Union City, NJ

  • Anna Garabedian, Springfield, MA

  • Varsen Garabedian (Seraydarian), Niagara Falls, NY

  • Antranig Garibian, Cheltenham, PA

  • Sonya Gasparian (Taraian), Providence, RI

  • Arshag Gechijian, Watertown, MA

  • Shockey Gengozian, Racine, WI

  • Ronald Godoshian, Detroit, MI

  • Laura Gononian (Mayer), Detroit, MI

  • Robert Goshgarian, Cambridge, MA

  • Dianne Greene (Velegris), Richmond, VA

  • ANI GRIGORIAN, Racine, WI

  • Judy Hachikian (Petersen), Racine, WI

  • Kavork Hagopian, Waukegan, IL

  • †Rose Hanesian (Murray), Detroit, MI

  • MANOOG HEDITSIAN, Providence, RI

  • Grace Heroian (Saxenian), Worcester, MA

  • Talin Hitik, Chicago, IL

  • LEON HOJEGIAN, St. Gregory, NYC

  • Gary Hovhanessian, New Britain, CT

  • †Emma Hovsepian, Detroit, MI

  • †Paul Hovsepian, Detroit, MI

  • †ZAVEN HOVSEPIAN, Cheltenham, PA

  • Ara Janigian, Providence, RI

  • DN. DIRAN JEBEJIAN, Fair Lawn, NJ

  • Rena Jebejian (Megrdichian), Boca Raton, FL

  • Dn. Armen Jesralyan, Fair Lawn, NJ

  • †George Jevarjian, Detroit, MI

  • Karen Khatchadourian (Kalayjian), Tenafly, NJ

  • EDWARD KAISERIAN, Cheltenham, PA

  • SARO KALAYJIAN, Washington, D.C.

  • Joseph Kalemkerian, Holy Cross, NYC

  • Nancy Kaprelian, Belleville, IL

  • Ruth Kaprelian, Worcester, MA

  • Jay Kapur, Worcester, MA

  • Joyce Karageozian (Obenhoff), Detroit, MI

  • MELINE KASPARIAN, White Plains, NY

  • Kerry Kaysserian, Detroit, MI

  • Jack Kazanjian, Detroit, MI

  • M. CASEY KAZANJIAN, Lawrence, MA

  • MARK KAZANJIAN ,Lawrence, MA

  • Karen Kazarian (Cholakian), Detroit, MI

  • Avedis Kevorkian, Wynnewood, PA

  • Mary Ann Khachadoorian (Dikranian), Trumbull, CT

  • BARKEV KHOJAJIAN, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

  • Christopher Korkoian, Detroit, MI

  • Chelsea Kress, Fair Lawn, NJ

  • LYDIA KURKJIAN (MANTIS) , White Plains, NY

  • George Macarian, Boca Raton, FL

  • Shunt Madanyan, Palos Heights, IL

  • Danielle Malconian, Cambridge, MA

  • Ronnie Malconian, Cambridge, MA

  • Nancy Malkasian (Banks), Detroit, MI

  • †Harold Manoogian, New Britain, CT

  • LISA MANOOKIAN, Wynnewood, PA

  • DANNY MANTIS, Racine, WI

  • Sara Martinian, Providence, RI

  • MALLORY MASLAR, Pinellas Park, FL

  • Nicole Matthews, Detroit, MI

  • MATTHEW MATTEOSIAN, Watertown, MA

  • R.Armen McOmber, Elberon, NJ

  • John Megrdichian, Providence, RI

  • Stephen Megrdichian, Providence, RI

  • Arpi Boudakian (Mekhjian), Tenafly, NJ

  • Aurora Melikian (Jebejian, Ygn.), Detroit, MI

  • †Byron Melkonian (Very Rev. Fr. Haigazoun), Detroit, MI

  • †Bette Meserlian, Cheltenham, PA

  • Linda Minassian, Providence, RI

  • Susan Minassian (Rev.), Richmond, VA

  • Haig Misakyan, Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

  • Lisa Mooradian (Torani), Belleville, IL

  • JENNIFER MORRIS, Detroit, MI

  • Pamela Moroukian , Watervliet, NY

  • SUSAN MOUSIGIAN, Detroit, MI

  • Gertrude Nahigian, Cambridge, MA

  • Paul Najarian, Providence, RI

  • SCOTT NAJARIAN ,Worcester, MA

  • ARDA NAZERIAN (HARATUNIAN), Bayside, NY

  • Doreen Nersesian, Belleville, IL

  • Silva Nishanian, Bayside, NY

  • †Rose Norian (Hallajian, Ygn.), Union City, NJ

  • Carol Norigian, Providence, RI

  • RICHARD NORSIGIAN, Belleville,IL

  • David Onanian, Chelmsford, MA

  • EDWARD ONANIAN (DR.), Providence, RI

  • Laurie Onanian, Watertown, MA

  • Alex Ouzounian, Racine, WI

  • Shant Paklaian, Chicago, IL

  • Sona Palvetzian (Vanderhoop), Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

  • DENNIS PAPAZIAN (DR.), Detroit, MI

  • JONATHAN PELAEZ, Livingston, NJ

  • Lauren Piligian, Framingham, MA

  • PAUL POGHARIAN, Watertown, MA

  • Ben Saraydarian, Bayside, NY

  • Gregory Saraydarian, Bayside, NY

  • †Harry Sarkisian, Watertown, MA

  • Joseph Sarkisian, Watertown, MA

  • †Virginia Saxenian, Syracuse, NY

  • †Arax Selvinazian, St. Gregory, NYC

  • †Haig Serabian, Holy Cross, NYC

  • Sylvia Shahinian (Dulgarian), Providence, RI

  • Mary V. Shalakian, Union City, NJ

  • †Harry Shamlian, Watervliet, NY

  • †Armen Shekerjian (Dr.), Detroit, MI

  • Stan Sheridan, Racine, WI

  • CHARLES SHOOSHAN (ESQ.), Hartford, CT

  • MICHAEL SIMONIAN, Bayside, NY

  • †John Soursourian, Cambridge, MA

  • Melina Spinuzza (Ovassapian), Evanston, IL

  • Jennifer Tagarelis (Ostayan), Watertown, MA

  • Charles Takesian, Washington, D.C.

  • Janet Takvorian (Malool), Bayside, NY

  • Richard Takvorian, Watertown, MA

  • Silva Takvorian, Fair Lawn, NJ

  • Christopher Tashjian, Cambridge, MA

  • Arpena Tavitian-Scarbaro (Hallajian, Ygn.) Union City, NJ

  • Berdj Tchilingirian, Boca Raton, FL

  • Armen Terjimanian, Washington, DC

  • Nick Terkanian, Cheltenham, PA

  • Harry Terzian, Detroit, MI

  • ALEX TOPAKBASHIAN, Wynnewood, PA

  • Aram Topjian, Richmond, VA

  • MARK YACUBIAN TORREY, Watertown, MA

  • Vaughn Totovian, Watertown, MA

  • ANI TOVAR, Dallas, TX

  • Gary Townsend, Lawrence, MA

  • Gevork Vartanian, Providence, RI

  • †Arthur Yagjian, Worcester, MA

  • †RALPH YAGJIAN, Worcester, MA

  • MICHAEL YAPCHAIAN, Watertown, MA

  • Nadine Yavru-Sakuk (Mekjian), Tenafly, NJ

  • Sona Yazijian (Rejebian), Chicago, IL

  • Louise Yeghissian (Kalemkerian, Rev.), Detroit, MI

  • †Grayce Yeramian (Malatian), Watertown, MA

  • Daniel Zalinov, Charlotte, NC

  • GARY ZAMANIGIAN (DR.), Detroit, MI

  • Sarine Zenian, Washington, DC

  • Michael Zeytoonian, Watertown, MA