Central Council


Sona Dagley


Armenian Church of the Holy Translators

Framingham, MA

Sona has been a part of the ACYOA in multiple parishes, beginning in the Juniors chapter in Cleveland, continuing into Detroit where she transitioned to Seniors, and currently in her new home of Holy Translators in Framingham, MA, with Holy Trinity welcoming her when she first moved to Massachusetts. Sona has experienced the Diocesan camps to the fullest, moving through the ranks of Hye Camp as well as Saint Vartan Camp, taking part in the roles including as a Camper, CIT, Counselor, Sports Director, and Female Head Counselor. Sona enjoys participating in the choir at her church and has attended Lenten Retreats, Leadership Conference, and the General Assemblies and Sports Weekend. She completed an internship in Armenia working with COAF and is making a pilgrimage to Jerusalem in the summer of 2017. The ACYOA has played a large part in Sona's life and she wants the members of the ACYOA to experience all the organization has to offer its youth in the way it has positively affected her.


Sona graduated from Michigan State University in 2016 with a B.S. in Kinesiology. She is currently a personal trainer where she works with people to help them achieve their goal through creating a healthy lifestyle. Sona's passion falls in aiding everyone to live their life to the fullest in all aspects of life including physically, spiritually, and emotionally.

Other Members

Nora Knadjian

Vice Chair


Nick Tashjian



Rafael Grigoryan