AYF Providence elects new Senior Executive at General Meeting

AYF Providence “Varantian” Chapter hosts second half of General Meeting, June 2021

PROVIDENCE, RIOn June 16th, the Providence AYF-YOARF “Varantian” Chapter held the second half of its General Meeting. At the meeting, the delegates who attended the 87th Annual Convention in Franklin, Mass shared their experiences, topics for discussion and the newly-adopted resolutions. Following the Convention recap, the chapter went on to set its plans for the remainder of 2021, which included a focus on an increased number of social activities, stronger participation in practices ahead of the Senior Olympics in Providence and a closer relationship with the Providence Junior Chapter. The chapter also discussed how to increase the number of AYF members joining the ARF, as well as hosting joint sporting activities with the Providence Homenetmen. 

The chapter also elected the following Providence AYF members to lead the new Senior Executive, which is set to run the chapter until the end of the calendar year, December 2021:

  • Nareg Mkrtschjan
  • Rosdom Mkrtschjan
  • Hagop Taraksian
  • Shahan Topalian
  • Sevan Zobian

The new executive looks forward to working toward a fruitful and successful return to normalcy in the second half of 2021, as well as hosting and winning the Olympic Games come Labor Day weekend. 

Founded in 1933, The Armenian Youth Federation is an international, non-profit, youth organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF). The AYF-YOARF Eastern United States stands on five pillars that guide its central activities and initiatives: Educational, Hai Tahd, Social, Athletic and Cultural. The AYF also promotes a fraternal attitude of respect for ideas and individuals amongst its membership. Unity and cooperation are essential traits that allow members of the organization to work together to realize the AYF’s objectives.

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