The Board of Trustees works to establish general policies and to oversee the management of Ararat Home as well as the care and protection of its operations and properties. The Board is comprised of 24 trustees, who are elected by the Ararat Home membership to serve on a voluntary basis for three-year terms.
Ararat Home Board of Trustees (photographed 2019)
Standing: Ani Dikranian (Executive Secretary), Roy Martinian, D.D.S. (retired), Rafi Mardirosian, Berj Shahbazian, Derik Ghookasian (Chief Operating Officer), Richard Jebejian, Gary Kaloostian, Peter Darakjian, Harout Mesrobian, M.D., Raffi Balian, M.D., Joseph Ouzounian, M.D., Shahe Boyadjian
Seated: Nadya Verabian, Arthur Zabounian, Vahe Vartanian, Ron Nazeley, Nora Hampar (†), Sinan Sinanian, Joseph Kanimian, Esq., Debbie Avedian, Michael Surmeian, Armen Hampar (†), Kohar Mardirossian Pelter, MSN, Maggie Mangassarian-Goschin
(not pictured): Nazar Ashjian, CPA, Vatche Bardakjian, M.D., Aram Youssoufian, M.D.
(not pictured): Representatives elected by Ararat Home Resident Council: Takoohi Josephian, Onik Tajirian
Sinan Sinanian | Chairman
Joseph Kanimian, Esq. | 1st Vice Chair
Richard Jebejian | 2nd Vice Chair
Arthur Zabounian | Secretary
Michael Surmeian | Treasurer
Debbie Avedian | Assistant Secretary
Vahe Vartanian | Assistant Treasurer
Chief Operating Officer
Nazar Ashjian, CPA
Raffi Balian, M.D.
Vatche Bardakjian, M.D.
Harout Mesrobian, M.D.
Joseph Ouzounian, M.D.
Kohar Mardirosian Pelter, MSN
Aram Youssoufian, M.D.