The Hamazkayin Western Regional convention was held in Los Angeles on Sunday–August 23. About 30 members–representatives from various chapters and special guests–were present.
The convention–which was chaired by Gabriel Injejikian and secretary Garo Hagopian–examined future Hamazkayin goals–issues and agenda.
Regional Executive chairman Hagop Geuvjehizian convened the meeting. ARF Western Region Executive Council representative Avedis Ispendjian and Hamazkayin Central Executive representative Varoujan Demirjian also addressed the convention.
The convention examined issues concerning the organizational by-laws–issues facing the organization following the recent changes in Armenia–and Hamazkayin’s position on the development and promotion of Armenian culture.
In conclusion–the convention elected Hagop Ovayan–Hratch Simonian–and Katia Kusherian as delegates to the Hamazkayin World Congress to be held in Beirut–Lebanon from September 23 to 27.