Community College Leaders Endorse Dr. Armond Aghakhanian
BURBANK, CA— Following significant endorsements from the Burbank & other cities school leaders and reflecting on his surging momentum, Dr. Armond Aghakhanian is proud to announce the endorsement and support of several local community colleges leaders.
In announcing his support of Dr. Armond, President of Glendale Community College Board of Trustees Yvette Vartanian Davis stated “Armond has demonstrated his ability and willingness to be a great advocate for the children of Burbank, many of which continue on to attend Glendale Community College. He brings two decades of teaching to his profession, including teaching at Glendale Community College. He has and continues to support programs that ensure the highest level of academic achievement and preparing our students for college.”
“Armond is my choice for the Burbank School Board. Armond has the vision we need to ensure that our schools continue to prepare our kids for college and career readiness. But his vision goes far beyond education and college. As the co-founder of the East Los Angeles College Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Incubator, he has given the tools necessary for local startups and enterprises owned by minorities, women, veterans, the formerly incarcerated, and members of the LGBT community to grow and become successful. Also, as the founder of Transforming Lives Campaign (TLC) founder, for the past 3 years, Armond has been helping our college students and their families who face significant challenges. Challenges such as hunger, homelessness, clothing, transportation, the digital divide, textbooks, and other challenges far beyond tuition cost,” said Andra Hoffman, President of LA Community College District Board of Trustees.
Dr. Armond has earned endorsements from the following list of Local Community Colleges leaders and more:
- Andra Hoffman – President, LA Community College District Board of Trustees
- Yvette Vartanian Davis – President, Glendale Community College Board of Trustees
- Dr. Armine Hacopian – Vice President, Glendale Community College Board of Trustees
- Desireé Portillo Rabinov – Member of Glendale Community College Board Trustee
- Sevan Benlian – Member of Glendale Community College Board Trustee
- Steve Veres – Vice President, LA Community College District Board of Trustees
- Dr. Gabriel Buelna – 2nd Vice President, LA Community College District Board of Trustees
- Mike Fong – Member of LA Community College District Board of Trustees
- David Vela -Member of LA Community College District Board of Trustees
- Scott Svonkin – Member of LA Community College District Board of Trustees
Armond is running for the School Board to guarantee that all of Burbank’s children have access to the best public education leading to career success. “Together, we can prepare our children for entry-level careers, college, university, and workforce training programs while ensuring the highest level of academic achievement from our schools, and the most professional teachers and staff on all campuses,” said Dr. Aghakhanian.