Dr. Vivian Ekchian, recently appointed Superintendent of the Glendale Unified School District visited our club as part of her outreach to community leaders in the city. Vivian brings 34 years of experience as an educator and later interim superintendent of the LAUSD to our schools and we feel blessed and honored to have her guiding our district.
Adding to the education theme of the meeting, club president Kathy Rust honored two educators from the district, Alice Petrossian (former Assistant Superintendent for GUSD) and Emily Whytock her former 4th grade teacher who had played a significant role in her life.
Edwin Voskanyan, chair our clubs annual Cars for Cops and Kids Car Show announced that $5,000 from the proceeds of our 2019 event were being donated to the GUSD. Our club has been and remains committed to the children of our community and the amazing Glendale Unified School District.