The Annual General Membership Meeting of St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church of Merrimack Valley convened on March 5, 2017, on the Second Sunday of Great Lent.
We would like to congratulate Kelly Janian, Susan Parigian, and Sylvia Mahlebjian who were elected to serve on the Board of Trustees. Greg Afarian was re-elected to a second term. Sharke' Der Apkarian was elected as delegate to the National Representative Assembly, and she represented our parish at the 2017 National Representative Assembly that took place in Glenview, Illinois, May 18-20.
Our heartfelt thanks go to outgoing Trustees Richard Shahtanian, Joe Almasian & Melanie Tokatlian for their years of faithful service to our church on the Board of Trustees.
Following approval of the minutes and reports of the General Meeting by the Prelacy's Executive Council, the new Board of Trustees met on May 1, 2017 and elected it's new Executive (Tivan) as follows:
Greg Afarian, Chair
Rob Kochakian, Vice Chair
Armen Kourkounian, Recording Secretary
Kelly Janian, Corresponding Secretary
Susan Parigian, Treasurer
We congratulate the new elected Executive of our Board of Trustees & NRA Delegate and wish our entire congregation many blessings and successful undertakings throughout the coming year.
Left to Right: Armen Kourkounian, Recording Secretary, Susan Parigian, Treasurer, Greg Afarian, Chair, Archbishop Oshagan, Prelate, Fr. Stephan Baljian, Pastor, Rob Kochakian, Vice-Chair, Kelly Janian, Corresponding Secretary, Jim Kochakian. Missing from photo: Sylvia Mahlebjian, John Boloian, Jeff Sarkisian
Parishioner Harold Paragamian was honored in The Valley Patriot. Click here to go to the article (Link: http://valleypatriot.com/valley-patriot-of-the-month-hero-in-our-midst-harold-paragamian-wwii/).
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