The Board of Trustees works to establish general policies and oversees the management of Ararat Home as well as the care and protection of its operations and properties. The Board is comprised of 25 trustees, who are elected by the Ararat Home membership to serve on a voluntary basis for three-year terms.
Ararat Home Board of Trustees 2017
Top row: Peter Darakjian, Roy Martinian, D.D.S., Shahe Boyadjian, Rafi Mardirosian, Arthur Zabounian
2nd row: Armen Hampar, Joseph Ouzounian, M.D., Richard Jebejian, Gary Kaloostian, Raffi Balian, M.D., Joseph Kanimian, Esq.
3rd row: Sinan Sinanian, Vahe Vartanian, Michael Surmeian, Nazar Ashjian, CPA, Vatche Bardakjian, M.D.
Bottom row: Nadya Verabian, Debbie Avedian, Nora Hampar, Kohar Mardirossian Pelter, MSN, Maggie Mangassarian-Goschin
(not pictured): Harout Mesrobian, M.D., Ron Nazeley, Berj Shahbazian
Michael Surmeian | Chairman
Ron Nazeley | 1st Vice Chair
Nora Hampar | 2nd Vice Chair
Debbie Avedian | Secretary
Vahe Vartanian | Treasurer
Arthur Zabounian | Assistant Secretary
Gary Kaloostian | Assistant Treasurer
Chief Operating Officer
Nazar Ashjian, CPA
Raffi Balian, M.D.
Vatche Bardakjian, M.D.
Joseph Kanimian, Esq.
Roy Martinian, D.D.S.
Harout Mesrobian, M.D.
Joseph Ouzounian, M.D.
Kohar Mardirosian Pelter, MSN