PASADENA–Greg Afsharian has been selected to join the Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee to bring his expertise into fulfilling the coveted project’s much anticipated promise to the Armenian American community in the City of Pasadena.
Afsharian was born and raised in Pasadena, California. He serves as a Deacon for the Armenian Evangelical Brethren Church in Pasadena. Greg is also a 23 year veteran of the Pasadena Police Department. He holds the rank of Sergeant and is currently assigned to the Field Operation Division-Patrol. In 1996, at the direction of then, Police Chief Bernard Melekian,
Afsharian helped form PAPAC (Pasadena Armenian Police Advisory Council). It is a collaboration of Pasadena Community Members of Armenian descent who represent area church groups, businesses and non-profit organizations. Greg is married and they have two children. His wife is a teacher for the Pasadena Unified School District.