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Chapter Executive Board 2017-04-27T11:44:20+00:00


Mrs. Roubina Hovnanian-ManouchehriChairperson
Mrs. Manouchehri joined Homenetmen Boston in 1979 where she was instrumental in founding its Scouting Division. Upon her move to Los Angeles in 1980, she joined the Homenetmen Ararat Chapter, focusing on scouting and athletics. She has since served on Chapter Executive Board and on various scouting, basketball and cultural committees. She was also an athlete and coach in the basketball division. Mrs. Manouchehri received her BA in Graphic Design from UCLA which led to a career as an Operations Manager in a manufacturing firm. Roubina, her husband Armond and their two sons, Edwin and Eric are all members of our chapter.


Mr. Serge GrakasianVice Chair
Serge Grakasian has been a member of Homenetmen since 2003 and has previously served as vice- chairman of Chapter Executive Board for two years. He has also chaired the Athletic Division Executive Committee for the last 6 years. His wife, Annette and two sons, Allen and Anthony, are also members of Ararat Chapter. 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 Porter Ranch


Mr. Emil DergevorkianSecretary
Mr. Dergevorkian has been a member of Ararat since 1980, starting in the scouting division and later also played basketball in the C,B and A divisions.In 1993 he served on the chapter’s executive board and as chapter scoutmaster.In the late 90’s he served in Homenetmen Western Region’s Regional Scouting Council and in 2000-2002 as a member of the Regional Executive Committee. Mr. Dergevorkian met his wife Arpi in scouting and has two children, Dvin and Talin who are currently scouts.
He graduated from CSUN with an undergraduate degree in Health Sciences and works as a physical therapist.


Mrs. Linda MoosaianTreasurer
Mrs. Moosaian joined Homenetmen Ararat Chapter in 1982 in the Young Adult group (yerdasardakan) for two years. She subsequently returned to our chapter as a parent. She has been involved with the fundraising, cultural, basketball, and general athletics divisions and has served in the basketball executive committee for several years.Mrs. Moosaian received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California in 1987. The following year she became a Certified Public Accountant while working at Ernst & Young, in their Los Angeles office. After her departure from public accounting, she has spent most of her 28 year career in the entertainment industry. Mrs. Moosaian, her husband Edwin and their two children, Brian and Tara are all members of Homenetmen Ararat Chapter.


Mr. Vazrik KhosrovianTreasurer
Mr. Vazrik Khosrovian has been a member of the Homenetmen Glendale Ararat Chapter since 1979; he has been both a Scout and an Athlete (track and basketball). He has served on the Chapter Executive Board for the past two years. Vazrik met his wife, Teni, at Ararat in 1981, she currently serves on the Programs Division. His Nineteen-year-old son has been a member of the basketball division since 2004, and his nine-year-old 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.


Mr. Garen MesropianAdvisor
Mr. Garen Mesropian has been a member of Homenetmen Ararat Chapter since 1978 as a young scout. He has served on the Scouting Division Board for 4 years as well as on the Regional Scout Council for two terms. Mr. Mesropian has also served on the Cultural Division Board for 5 years in addition to one term as the Board President prior to serving 4 years on the Chapter’s Executive Board. Since November of 2012 he has served on the Homenetmen Western Region’s Executive Board for two years. Mr. Mesropian works as a Media Project Manager for OptumRx a division of United HealthCare with a background in Advertising/Marketing and Graphic Design.


Mr. Garen MoghoyanAdvisor
Garen’s Homenetmen career spans three decades and two continents: he started as a scout and athlete at Homenetmen France in 1982. Upon his move to the US in 1994 he joined Homenetmen Ararat Chapter where and has served as a scout leader and basketball coach. He met his wife Ani at Ararat and their two sons, Grikor and Alec, are scouts and athletes in the organization. He has a BA degree in Political Science, an MA in International Relations and is involved with Armenia where he operates a business.


Mrs. Talin GhazarianAdvisor
Mrs.Ghazarian has joined Ararat in 1981. She has risen through the ranks of the scouts and is a former troop leader Mrs. Ghazarian’s two daughters, Ani and Sara, are members of Ararat scouting. Along with her husband Garo, the family resides in Glendale, where they both are active in the community and are supporters of many Armenian-American organizations.


Mrs. 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 commitee. Her husband Roobik and their two sons, Alex and Areg are all members of the basketball division, as players and coaches.
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.

Mr. 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.

Talin KhechoomianAdvisor
Talin Khechoomian joined Ararat in 1999 upon moving to America, as her parents were looking for an Armenian community for her to be a part of. Talin has served in several position including leader of the krtser miavor and pokh masnachooghi khmbapet. She has also been a part of volleyball since 2011, both as a player and serving on the General Athletic’s Board. Talin joins the Chapter’s Executive Board after recently moving back from New York. Talin graduated from Columbia University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work, and currently works as a Psychiatric Social Worker for the Los Angeles Unified School District.