PASADENA–Suzanne Berberian has been appointed to Mayor William Bogarrd to serve as a member of Pasadena’s Human Services Commission.
Berberian stated that she was honored by her appointment and said "through my community volunteerism–I’ve acquired a great deal of experience working with various ethnic groups. I believe that inclusiveness and community-based activism are essential in improving the quality of life for all Pasadenans."
The commission’s role it to advise and make recommendations to the City Council regarding the human’service needs of people of all ages in the community. The commission is established to respond to significant unmet human’service needs and gaps in the city.
Berberian–a resident of Pasadena for over 20 years–has been an active member of various city boards and organizations. She is employed as a Community Liaison Specialist for the Pasadena Unified School District. In this capacity she serves as a district liaison with Armenian parents and the community. Prior to this position–Ms. Berberian serves as the Field Representative for District 4 of the City of Pasadena.
Being an active member of the community–Berberian has served and continues to be involved on several influential boards–commissions and organizations. She is a long-time member of the Pasadena Armenian National Committee chapter–as well as the ANCA-WR.