ANC-WR Board Member Meets with Governor Schwarzenegger
Armenian National Committee's Western Region Board Member Hovannes Boghossian and his wife Silva Boghossian were invited to a reception honoring the Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger of California. Over 100 people attended the event, including former State Assembly Speaker and former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer and various other elected officials. “Governor Schwarzenegger has provided strong moral leadership on the Armenian Genocide,” stated Boghossian. “We look forward to continuing our work with the Governor's office in giving voice to the Armenian American community in the Golden State,” the ANC-WR Board Member added. Boghossian met with Governor Schwarzenegger to discuss issues of concern to the Armenian American community in California. He thanked the Governor for his strong support of human rights issues and his dedication to secure recognition of the Armenian Genocide. On behalf of the ANC-WR Board of Directors, Boghossian extended a warm invitation to the Governor to attend the organization's Annual Banquet. Boghossian also thanked the Governor's Executive Appointees at the reception for their tremendous dedication and commitment to furthering the goals of his administration. The event was hosted by Napoleon Brandford III and the Los Angeles Focus Newspaper and James Sweeney Associates. The Armenian National Committee 's Western Region is the largest and most influential Armenian American grassroots advocacy organization in the Western United States. Working in coordination with a network of offices, chapters, and supporters throughout the Western United States and affiliated organizations around the country, the ANC-WR advances the concerns of the Armenian American community on a broad range of issues.