Per a release issued Monday, the following statewide and legislative leaders endorse Armond Aghakhanian for the February 26th Burbank School Board (vote by mail only) election.
John Chiang, California State Controller
Kevin de León, California State Senator
Alex Padilla, California State Senator
Curren D. Price, Jr., California State Senator
Raul Bocanegra, California State Assemblymember
Bob Blumenfield, California State Assemblymember
Reggie Jones-Sawyer, California State Assemblymember
Katcho Achadjian, California State Assemblymember
Mike Feuer, Former California State Assemblymember
Dario Frommer, Former California State Assemblymember
Felipe Fuentes, Former California State Assemblymember
Mike Eng, Former California State Assemblymember
Warren Furutani, Former California State Assemblymember
“I am proud to have the support of these great leaders. Their work and accomplishments have been an inspiration to me. I know they share my commitment to education and I will work hard to measure up to the high standards they have set,” Aghakhanian said.
Aghakhanian is a professor at Burbank’s Woodbury University. For the past five years, he has taught courses in business, management, organizational leadership and government. Aghakhanian also serves the community on the Burbank and Greater East Valley Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors, the City of Burbank’s Community Development Goals Committee and the Burbank Kiwanis Club. In 2010, Aghakhanian was honored with the President’s Volunteer Service Award.
Aghakhanian earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from California State University, Northridge and a Master of Business Administration from Burbank’s Woodbury University. He is currently a doctoral candidate at Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology.
Armond Aghakhanian and his wife, Dr. Gayane Gasamanyan, are residents of Burbank. Their son recently celebrated his first birthday.