Press release from Dr. Armond Aghakhanian campaign:
In yet another sign of strength and continuing momentum, Burbank School Board candidate Dr. Armond Aghakhanian solidified endorsements from many Burbank community leaders, volunteers, and city board and committee members.
Dr. Armond has earned endorsements from the following list of local Burbank community leaders and volunteers:
· Lynn White-Shelby-Member of Burbank Senior Citizens Board/ Education Chair of American Business Women’s Association/ Board of Directors of Boys & Girls Club of Burbank & Greater East Valley*
· Mickey DePalo– Chairman of Burbank Veterans Committee*
· Mary Lou Stefano– Retired Burbank Unified School District teacher *
· Lee Wochner– Business owner/Vice-chair of Burbank Chamber of Commerce/Past President of Leadership Burbank*
· Barry S. Gussow– Chair of Burbank Park, Recreation & Community Services Board*
· Jonathan Barta– Secretary of Burbank Park, Recreation & Community Services Board*
· Greg Jackson-Chair of Burbank School Facilities Oversight Committee*
· Rommil Fernandez-Chairman of Burbank Jaycees (Junior Chamber of Commerce)*
· Walter Brennan, Jr. – Member of Burbank School Facilities Oversight Committee*
· Kevin Harrop– Member of Burbank School Facilities Oversight Committee*
· Robert Vincent– Vice-chair of City of Burbank Civic Pride Committee*
· Bruce Clarke– Alternate, Burbank School Facilities Oversight Committee*
· Ara Boyadjian– Member of Burbank Civic Pride Committee*
· Cynthia Ann Faust– Educator
· Harvey Branman-Past President of Burbank Noon Kiwanis*
· Jacqueline Lewis-Former President of the Burbank Jaycees (Junior Chamber of Commerce), Former ex-officio Member & current member of Burbank Chamber of Commerce*
· Hagop Hergelian– Vice Chair, Burbank Police Commission*
· Janet Diel
· Diane Cripe
· Mike Elman
· Bruce W. Lilly, D.D.S.
· Nancy Serpa
In announcing her support for Dr. Armond, Mary Lou Stefano, who is a retired Burbank teacher (34 years of service) and wife of former Burbank mayor Vincent Stefano stated:
“Dr. Armond is committed to our students and will ensure that more students leave our high schools ready to pursue higher education and a career.
“It is really an honor to have so many people who have distinguished themselves in our community step forward and endorse me for school board. It’s encouraging to know I have their support and that we all can work together on important issues affecting our Burbank schools.” said Dr. Aghakhanian.