Chapter Executive Board

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Chapter Executive Board 2019-04-12T14:30:46+00:00

Serge GrakasianChair
Serge Grakasian has been a member of Homenetmen since 2003 and has previously served as vice- chairman of Chapter Executive Board for three years and as the Board’s Chair in 2018. He has also chaired the Athletic Division Executive Committee for 6 years. His wife, Annette and two sons, Allen and Anthony, are also members of Ararat Chapter. His both sons are members of Ararat soccer. In addition to Homenetmen, Serge Grakasian is also serving on AYSO Region 88 Board. He is a graduate of University of Phoenix with a degree in Business Management.
He owns and operates a veterinary wholesale company in Arcadia.

Roobina ArshakianVice Chair
Roobina Arshakian has been a member of the Homenetmen Ararat Chapter since 1987 when she joined her first basketball team. She continued to play basketball until she was in the “A” Division. In 1989 Roobina joined the scouting division where she rose through the ranks and served as both a troop leader and eventually a Unit Commissioner. In addition to serving on numerous committees throughout the years, she has served on the Ararat Family Camp committee from 2014 – 2017, and the “A” Division Basketball Committee from 2015-2017. She served as the Board’s Vice-Chair in 2018.
She met her husband Nerces during the time when they were both scout leaders. They married in 2006 and have two daughters, Lori and Milen. Both of their children are currently involved in Ararat D-League basketball and earlier this year Lori followed in her parents’ footsteps by joining the scouting division.
Roobina graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and later went on to law school in San Diego. In 2010 she started her own firm where she focuses on all matters related to family law. For Roobina and her family, Ararat is their home away from home.

Vazrik-Khosrovian

Vazrik KhosrovianTreasurer
Vazrik Khosrovian has been a member of the Homenetmen Glendale Ararat Chapter since 1979; he has been both a Scout and an Athlete (track & field and basketball). He has served on the Chapter Executive Board for the past four years. Vazrik met his wife, Teni, at Ararat in 1981, she currently serves on the Fundraising Division. His son has been a member of the basketball division since 2004, and his daughter has been both a scout and a volleyball athlete since 2013.Vazrik holds a Baccalaureate degree in finance, and an MBA with an emphasis in International finance. He heads the finance department at a motion picture copyright licensing company with 32 offices worldwide.

Zareh MovsessianSecretary
Zareh Movsessian has been a member of Homenetmen Ararat Chapter since 1979. He has been a Cub Scout, a Boy Scout, as well as the Chapter’s Scoutmaster. Zareh has played basketball at Ararat and has competed in track & field. Zareh has also coached the Chapter’s track and field team. More recently, he has served on the inaugural Girls Soccer Committee and on Chapter’s Board in 2018. Zareh has served in the Regional Scouting Council and was a member of the Regional Executive Board, 2004-2008. Zareh met his wife Armine in scouting. Their children, Shaunt, Lara and Raffi, are active in Ararat scouting and athletics. Zareh holds a BSEE degree from UCLA and a MSEE degree from USC. He works as a consultant, architecting security solutions for healthcare companies, public utilities and government agencies.

Mossig KizirianAdvisor
Mossig Kizirian has been involved in Homenetmen Since 1986, where he was one of the original youth members of the Saint Catherines, Canada Homenetmen Chapter. After moving to California, he continued his Homenetmen involvement as a soccer player and a coach. He eventually settled at the Homenetmen Glendale Ararat Chapter, where today he is a youth boys’ basketball coach for his sons Michael and Alex. The Homenetmen spirit is part of his family’s tradition, carried on by his father to Mossig. His wife, Tenny, is a lifelong Homenetmen Glendale Ararat Chapter member where she was a scout and played tennis. Mossig is a Banker with a degree in Marketing. He has served on the Chapter Executive Board for the past two years.

Melineh-Adoian

Melineh Younanian AdoianAdvisor
Melineh Younanian Adoian has been an active member of our chapter since 2005 where she has served in various capacities. Within the basketball division she has been a committee member before chairing the Basketball Executive Committee and the parent support committee.
Furthermore, Melineh has been active in the Easter carnival fundraising committee. Her husband Roobik and their two sons, Alex and Areg are all members of the basketball division, as players and coaches. She has served on the Chapter Executive Board for the past two years.
She is a registered dental hygienist who officiates in private dental offices in Glendale and Sylmar.
Her vision is to keep our Armenian community strong and united.

Henrik SardarbegianAdvisor
Henrik Sardarbegian has been a proud member of Homenetmen Ararat Chapter since 1988. Throughout the years, he has gone from being a basketball player, to a coach and now a member of the Executive Board. His love for the game of basketball has opened various opportunities in his life and has used and continues to use the lessons he has learned in basketball in all aspects of his life. In 2005 & 2011, Henrik has participated in Armenia as a member of the Glendale Men’s basketball team. Henrik joined the Hoover High School Boys’ basketball program in 2005 which eventually lead him to take on the role as the Varsity Head Basketball Coach. He was named the Pacific League’s Coach of the Year on 2008. In 2009, he married Veronica and the two have two young boys, Eric and Leo, born in 2013 and 2014. In 2017, Henrik was selected as the Men’s Basketball Coach to represent Homenetmen’s Western Region in the Homenetmen World Games where he and his team won the championship. Henrik graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Marketing and went on to Southwestern’s SCALE program to earn his Juris Doctorate degree. He started his own firm, Sardarbegian Law.

Caroline MikailianAdvisor
Caroline has been a member of Homenetmen Glendale Ararat Chapter since 1978 where she started as a Scout and later on joined the Youth Division where she served as an executive committee member for 3 years .
After a short break she joined the Programs Division and served on its executive committee for several years.
Caroline attended UCLA and CSUN and owns and operates her own business in the fashion industry.

Ani AghajaniAdvisor
Ani Aghajani joined Homenetmen Ararat Chapter in 1987 as a member of the Scouting Division. She was a Brownie, then a Girl Scout, and served as a Troop Leader, a Unit Commissioner, and a member of the Scouting Division Executive Committee. During her term as a Troop Leader, Ani completed her Wood Badge training and earned her Wood Badge beads. In 1998 and 2002, Ani participated in the Pan-Homenetmen Jamborees in Armenia as part of the Western U.S. Region delegation. Ani graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication studies and a minor in Armenian studies, and went on to earn her Juris Doctorate degree from USC. She works as an attorney, practicing in the areas of family, entertainment, and employment law.