The Western Prelacy held its 34th National Representative Assembly on Friday and Saturday–during which new Religious Council members and Delegates for the Catholicosate’s General Assembly were elected.
The Assembly–conducted under the auspices of Prelate–Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian–also discussed the activities of the Religious and Executive Councils of the previous year and various other issues. The Assembly then proceeded to conduct elections. The following is the list of the newly elected members:
Religious Council Members:
Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian–Very Rev. Fr. Barthev Gulumian–Rev. Fr. Vahan Gosdanian–Rev. Fr. Vazken Atmajian–Rev. Fr. Ardak Demirjian–Rev. Fr. Razmig Khatchadourian–and Rev. Fr. Gomidas Torossian.
Executive Council Members:
Dr. Garo Agopian–Dr. Hagop Der Megerdichian–Mr. Vahan Bezdikian–Mr. Boghos Sassounian–Mr. Garbis Bezdjian–Mr. Garo Avakian–Mr. Mher Der Ohanessian–Dr. Navasart Kazazian–Mr. Nerses Melkonian–Mr. Vahe Havaguimian–and Mr. Varoujan Der Simonian.
General Assembly Delegates:
Mr. Khajag Dikijian–Mr. Hrair Balian–Mr. Armand Keosian–Esq.–Mr. Peklar Pilavjian–Dr. Hagop Der Megerdichian–Mr. Vahan Bezdikian–Mr. Garbis Bezdjian–Mr. Boghos Sassounian–Mr. Hagop Yedalian–Mr. Garo Avakian–Mr. Noubar Demirjian–Dr. Hagop Dickranian–Dr. Garo Agopian–Mr. Khatchig Yeretzian–and Deacon Mark Shirin.
Mr. Krikor Sulahian–Mr. Sarkis Kitsinian–and Mr.Vartan Minassian.