GLENDALE–As a testament to Sunder Ramani’s staunch support from the Armenian-American community, the Armenian National Committee Of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) has issued an open endorsement in the 43rd Assembly District Special Election thus confirming that it considers Sunder Ramani a worthy and qualified representative of this district. The ANCA-WR is one of the largest and most prominent Armenian-American advocacy organizations in the district.
“Mr. Ramani has a solid understanding of the needs of this district and will be a strong voice in Sacramento. Mr. Ramani will bring a fresh perspective to Sacramento and personally understands and respects the diverse nature of the 43rd Assembly District, having come from an immigrant family. We are confident that he will be an effective advocate for the Armenian American community in the years to come.” Leonard Manoukian, ANCA Glendale Co-Chair.
Sunder Ramani remarked, “I am proud to have strong Armenian American support across the political spectrum. Once elected, I will work tirelessly to fight for better education for our children, for more jobs here at home and for the rights of Armenian-Americans.”
Manoukian said, “During these difficult times, we need a tried and tested problem solver who’s has the experience, knowledge and relationships that Sunder Ramani brings to the table. In this election, Sunder’s years of community service are unmatched as are his abilities and qualifications. Seeing what he has accomplished in private life, I can only look forward to what he can achieve for all of us as an exemplary Legislator.
“The support I have received from the Armenian American community has been phenomenal from former Gov. Deukmejian to current Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian,” said Ramani.
Ramani’s impressive list of endorsements include the USA Armenian Life Magazine, Armenian National Committee – Western Region and other prominent Armenian-American leaders which include: former Governor George Deukmejian, Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian, former Glendale Mayor Rafi Manoukian, former Glendale Mayor Bob Yousefian, Presidential advisor Ken Khachigian, Glendale School Board President Greg Krikorian, former LA County DA Robert Philibosian, Alice S. Petrossian – Chief Academic Officer of the Pasadena Unified School District, Dr. Armine G. Hacopian – Clerk and Board Member of Glendale Community College Board of Trustees, Assistant U.S. Attorney Craig Missakian and longtime community leaders and benefactors Armen Hampar and Richard Mushegain of the Armenian Assembly of America.
Sunder Ramani who is #210 on Page 9 of the Ballot for the June 8th 2010 Special Runoff Election is a small business owner and former chairman of the Burbank Chamber of Commerce. He is a longtime community leader in Burbank and Glendale and currently serves on the boards of the Glendale Educational Foundation Advisory, Burbank Chamber of Commerce Executive Board, Burbank Community Foundation, Burbank Healthcare Foundation and Burbank Rotary. Sunder serves on the board of the National Federation of Independent Business both in Washington D.C. and Sacramento. He founded a consulting firm that focuses on business development for small business enterprises.