Victory for Armenian-Americans in Hollywood Neighborhood Council Ele

Victory for Armenian-Americans in Hollywood Neighborhood Council Elections

By MassisPost
Updated: April 11, 2014

HOLLYWOOD, CA – The Armenian Council of America is proud to announce
the victory of Jirair Tossounian and Maria Yepremian in the Hollywood
Studio District Neighborhood Council (HSDNC) election.

“Through the hard work, determination and support from the
Armenian-American community, Jirair and Maria have been elected to
serve on the HSDNC where they will have the opportunity to address the
needs and concerns of the district, which encompasses a large
Armenian-American constituency,” said ACA Chairman Sevak
Khatchadorian. “I’d like to take this moment to congratulate these two
astounding citizens who will serve as shining examples of civic
participation for Armenian-American youth who have an interest in
leadership and community organizing. I am confidence that they serve
their terms with due diligence and extreme professionalism making the
Armenian-American community proud to be represented by them.”

Tossounian, who will be serving the HSDNC on the Property Owner
Governors seat is a Hollywood native and has been actively involved
within the neighborhood, through the Melrose Hill Neighborhood
Association as well as the HSDNC, where he Chaired the Bylaws and
Elections Committee.

He has been an active member of the Armenian Church Youth Organization
at St. John Armenian Church in Hollywood, and currently serves on the
Board of the Armenian Council of America. In addition chairing the
Bylaws and Elections Committee, he has served on the Planning Land Use
Management Committee, the Outreach Committee, and the Public Safety
Committee for the HSDNC.

Yepremian will be serving on the same Neighborhood Council as a Youth
Governor. She has been a part of HSDNC and East Hollywood Neighborhood
Council (EHNC) respectively. She has also been an active participant
in being different stakeholders within the community closer together
through the once a year Hollywood Relay for Life event, which brings
government officials and residents together to fight against cancer.
She currently attends the University of Southern California and is
studying Mechanical Engineering.

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