Board of Directors

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FY 21/22 Officers: 

Jessica First, Board President

CEO & Chief Strategist – Kilter

Jill Welton, VP of Internal Affairs/Board Treasurer

CEO, Dignity Health – Glendale Memorial Hospital

Alexa Rousso, VP of External Affairs

Chief Mission Integration Officer, Upholder Consulting

Shushan Barsegyan, Co-VP of Governance

Founder and Partner, Full Circle Business Law

T.C. Kim, Co-VP of Governance

Executive Director, Korean Resource Center (KRC)

Valerie Merritt, Board Secretary

Retired Lawyer


Anita Chan

Vice President, Relationship Manager, City National Bank

Ayana Rose

Director of Community Based Programs, Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services

Mane Khachatryan

Attorney At Law, Harris Ginsberg

Manuel Magpapian

Attorney at Law, Pillemer and Pillemer

Marie Y. Lemelle

MBA, Founder/CEO, Platinum Star PR and Platinum Star Media Group

Richard Bennett

Retired CEO and Owner – FCI Systems Corporation

Rosie Ter-Matevosyan

Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch

Shelby Jiggetts-Tivony

Vice-President of Global Creative and Advanced Development for Disney Live Entertainment

Taline Saad

Executive Vice President, Opulent Construction

Wesley Walton

CEO, Glendale Area Schools Credit Union