LOS ANGELES–The Armenian National Committee-Western Region this week welcomed community activist Teresa Petrosyan as its new Programs Coordinator. A native of the Republic of Armenia, Petrosyan lives in Burbank, California with her husband Artur and young son Gregory.
"We are pleased to welcome Teresa to our team," said ANC-WR Chairman Raffi Hamparian. "Teresa brings valuable experience and perspective to our efforts. Her passionate devotion to our grassroots way of working makes her a natural fit for our organization," he added.
A volunteer activist with the East San Fernando Valley ANC, Petrosyan has been a longtime champion of community service as a means of advancing the Armenian Cause. Teresa first learned of the Armenian National Committee during her days as an undergraduate student at UCLA, where she studied International Development. While living in Moscow years ago, she studied at the University of Humanities in the department of International Journalism.
With a strong international background and professional experience in Armenia, Ukraine, Russia, Cyprus and the United States, Petrosyan brings a valuable international perspective to the ANC’s work.
"The ANC is where I learned how to effectively address the Armenian Cause," stated Petrosyan. "I look forward to assisting the ANC in its goals of engaging Armenian Americans in the civic