Sona Hedeshian – President
Sona Hedeshian was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and moved to USA in 1986. Sona has a B.A. in Sociology / Early Childhood Education and a Master’s degree in Social Work from University of Denver. Sona worked as a social worker and community organizer for the Armenian Relief Society in Beirut and as a child protective caseworker for Social Services in Denver. She is also a Graduate of Real Estate Institute and a realtor since 2005. When Sona and her family moved to Colorado in 1991, she became an active member of the Armenians of Colorado, Inc. and over a period of 25 years served on the AOC board for several terms. In her spare time, Sona loves to enjoy the Colorado outdoors.
Byuzand Yeremyan – Vice President
Byuzand Yeremyan was born in 1983 in Yerevan Armenia. He graduated from Samvel Gevorgyan high school and attended The Armenian Institute of Civil Engineering before moving to United State . Byuzand is happily married to his high school sweetheart Anahit. They have two kids together, daughter Ani who shares a love of history just like her father and son Alex who loves cars. Currently Byuzand is employed by US bank as a Vice President of the Bank. Byuzand’s passion always have been ArmenIan history, ArmenIan culture and of course food.
Narek Poghosyan – Treasurer
Narek Poghosyan was born in Yerevan, Armenia in 1982. He graduated and received his GED from P.I. Tchaykovski music school in 1999. Narek graduated Yerevan State Conservatory at Komitas in 2004 majoring in bassoon teaching and performance. Narek’s passion for music led him to start his career as an artist, playing bassoon in Armenian National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet from 2005 to 2010. Narek had the honor of serving in Armenian military from 2004 to 2006. Narek is happily married to —- and has 2 lovely daughters, names go here . Narek and his family moved to Colorado in 2010, and have been actively involved in the Armenian community ever since. Narek is currently a banking officer at US Bank.
Shoghig Vayedjian – Director
Laura Garabedian – Secretary
Armene Yapoujian Piper
Karnig Arabian was born in Beirut, Lebanon, where he grew up with his parents and two brothers. In 1986 Karnig immigrated to Canada where he lived until 1998. During this period he attended the University of Ottawa where he graduated with an Accounting and Finance degree. He subsequently got his CMA and CPA designations. In 1998 Karnig moved to the United States where he lived in Florida, New York and Chicago. In 2016 he moved to Boulder, CO with his wife Sarah and their three children Kaiyane, Raffi and Kami. Karnig now works as a software consultant specializing in Financial systems. He is an avid runner and cyclist and a lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game. When he is not working or coaching his son’s soccer team, Karnig is likely to be found running the trails around Boulder, cycling the mountain roads, hiking or skiing with his family.