Board of Directors



 Charge to Members: The Board of Directors is responsible and accountable for managing the corporate and governance functions of Glendale Healthy Kids according to the By-Laws of GHK and Non-Profit Corporate Codes of the State of California.  The Board of Directors will ensure that the mission of GHK is carried out effectively within the geographic area of service.  Each board member must fully understand and support the mission statement of the Glendale Healthy Kids.

Jason Roach, Board President

United Business Bank Vice President of Operations

Board Governance Committee Chair

Alina DerSarkissian, Board Vice-President

Director of Marketing/Glendale Adventist Medical Center

Brian McKim,  Board Treasurer

Skyline Home Loans

Lusine Yarian, Board  Secretary

Glendale Police Department

Lola Abrahamian

Lt. Glendale Police Department

Lynda Burlison, R.N.

Health Care Director

Glendale Unified School District

Joseph Cordova

Keller Williams, The Americana

Marketing Task Force Co-Chair

Dan Evans

Editor, Glendale Newspress

Amanda Faisal

New York Life

Marketing Task Force Co-Chair

Gary Finer, DDS

Volunteer Provider, Dentist

Hallie Freeman

Bloomingdales Public Relations Mgr/Glendale & Beverly Center

Dr. Kelly King

Assistant Supt. Educational Services

Glendale Unified School District

Bill Lynch

Batallion Chief, Glendale Fire Department

Dr. Ilin Magran

Psychologist, Glendale Unified School District

Tomas Marchant

Battalion Chief, Glendale Fire Department

Helen McDonagh

Massage Envy, Owner

Randy Melby, Esq.

Melby & Anderson

By Laws Task Force Chair

Nancy Michaels

Retirement Plan Fiduciaries/President


Development Committee Chair

Bruce Nelson

Director, Community Services/Glendale Adventist Medical Center

Paul Ohanian

Major Gifts Officer/Glendale Memorial Hospital

Dr. Pamela Good Ropfogel

Arleta High School

Angela Sassounian

Director of Marketing/Hall & Chambers (formerly Prudential)

Pamela Spiszman

Pegasus Home Health Care/CEO

Nooshin Zarrabi

ReMax Optima