Articles by Michelle Hagopian

About Michelle Hagopian (33 Articles)
Michelle Hagopian is the chairwoman of AYF-YOARF Central Executive. She has served as the executive director of the Armenian National Committee of America, Eastern Region.

AYF Eastern Region Hosts ARF Educational Weekend in Connecticut

PLAINVILLE, Conn.—In the ARF’s 125th anniversary year, the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Eastern Region hosted its biennial ARF Educational Weekend on Nov. 6-8 at the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Plainville. The weekend, planned by the AYF-ER Central Executive, brought in 25 AYF members from [more...]

November 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

81st Annual AYF Convention Held in New Jersey

The 81st annual AYF-YOARF Convention took place Dec. 26-30, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. More than 30 delegates attended this year, and the event was highly productive and efficient. Each district in the AYF Eastern Region was well represented. A group photo of the participants. The weekend began [more...]

January 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

ANCA Eastern Region Banquet Only One Week Away!

Are you ready? Do you have your tickets reserved and your hotel room booked? The 7th annual ANCA Eastern Region Banquet is rapidly approaching and we can’t wait to welcome you to the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia, on Oct. 12. A scene from the banquet last year. This is a night you don’t [more...]

October 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

Michelle Hagopian’s Blog Posts from Armenia and Artsakh

Sept. 26 Today was my last day in Artsakh and it’s currently my last night in Yerevan. I leave tomorrow morning and I have mixed feelings about it: Am I glad to return home and get back to a semi-normal sleeping schedule? Yes. Am I happy about leaving the homeland? Not really. I had one final [more...]

September 26, 2013 // 12 Comments

ANCA-ER Board Member Profile: Steve Mesrobian

ANCA Desk This column will feature Q&A sessions with ANCA Eastern Region Board members. This week, I talk with Steve Mesrobian of Providence, R.I. Steve Mesrobian Michelle Hagopian: Tell us about yourself. Steve Mesrobian: I would describe myself as an advocate for Armenian issues and causes. [more...]

September 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

It’s August: Here’s what to look for on the ‘Hai Tahd’ front

ANCA Desk Summer has flown by and a new season is upon us. While some have been vacationing or preparing for school to start, the ANCA Eastern Region (ANCA-ER) has been using the month of August as valuable time to meet with elected officials while U.S. Congress is on recess. Congress has the [more...]

August 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

August District Meetings a Way to Hold Our Representatives Accountable

Every August, Congressmen are given a month-long recess in order to return to the districts they serve and more directly connect with the people they represent. As Americans, then, this is our opportunity to reconnect with those who serve us. As Armenian Americans, it’s a crucial step in [more...]

July 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

ANCA-ER Banquet Showcases ‘Hai Tahd’ Activists’ Exemplary Work

ANCA Desk We’re less than four months away from the 7th annual ANCA Eastern Region Banquet, which will be held in the city of brotherly love—Philadelphia—on Sat., Oct. 12. We’re less than four months away from the 7th annual ANCA Eastern Region Banquet, which will be held in the city of [more...]

June 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

ANCA Desk: Leo Sarkisian Internship Molds Our Future Leaders

On June 17, a handful of talented interns will arrive in Washington, D.C. for the summer of a lifetime. As they embark on the 2013 ANCA Leo Sarkisian Internship (LSI) program at the ANCA headquarters, they’ll see the capital’s sights and meet and learn from a variety of influential people. Two [more...]

June 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

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