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Los Angeles County, CA March 8, 2011 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Armineh Chelebian

Candidate for
Council Member; City of Los Angeles; District 12

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Armineh Chelebian summary for community and professional involvements;


  • California State University, Northridge -CSUN Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration-Accounting-1984

  • Holy Martyrs Ferrahian High School-1979 Encino U.S.A.
  • Nevart Goulbengian/Marie Manoogian Armenian elementary/middle/high school +AGBU Tehran/IRan

10 years community involvement:
  • Former seven year elected board member of the Winnetka Neighborhood Council, where I served as the Chair of Public Works Transportation Committee and Interfaith Committee, Vice Chair of PLUM Committee, appointed member to Neighborhood Council DWP MOU-Oversight Committee and Councilmember Greig Smith's CD 12 Service Cabinet. Current elected board member of Reseda Neighborhood Council. Current member and Former Board member of Winnetka Chamber of Commerce. Board member of Valley Vote, where I served as Co-Chair of Education committee, Chair of Charter School reform committee, and member of Business tax reform committee. Delegate to California Republican Party. Former member of the Executive board of the Los Angeles County Republican Party, for which I served as the Assistant Treasurer. Publicly elected member of the 40th Assembly District Republican County Central Committee and Former Chair. Member and Associate member of Republican Women Federated groups: Canoga Park West Hills, Reseda/Tarzana, Woodland Hills and SFV Northridge. Member of West Valley Republican Club and San Fernando Valley Republican Club. Former elected parent representative to various LAUSD leadership Boards, for my kid's attended schools.

  • Armineh's desire to help her community, has also lead her to run for various offices within the recent years: Valley City Council in the 2002- Valley Secession, Los Angeles City Council-CD 12 in 2003, and the 40th AD California State Assembly in 2006, and 2008 where she won the Republican Primary.

LAUSD: Armineh is a 12 year LAUSD parent, as both her Children attended LAUSD as well as private schools:
  • EL Camino Real High School +LAUSD
    -Elected Parent to School Learn Leadership council 2001-2002, and 2002-2003 school years -2 year term

  • George Ellery Hale Middle School-LAUSD
    -Elected Parent to School Learn Leadership council 2001-2002 and 2002-2003- 2 years term
    -School Improvement committee for four school years and served as the Chair for three years
    -School staff hiring subcommittee to hire an Assistant Principal
    -Budget subcommittee
    -California Distinguished School application writing committee
    -Learn School Sight Action Plan writing Committee
    -Member of PTA

  • Calabash Elementary-LAUSD Served as: Elected parent to School Leadership Board-2 years

  • AGBU- Manoogian-Demirdjian Private School Served on: PTA


Served as: Block Captain / neighborhood watch, while residing in West Hills


After graduating from CSUN Armineh got her first career related job as a Medicare-Provider Auditor with Blue Cross of California in Woodland Hills. Since then Armineh moved on to a 25+ year professional career with well-rounded experience in areas of: Auditing, Accounting, Management, Budgeting, Financial Analysis, Tax, Purchasing, Vendor Negotiation, Consulting and Business Entrepreneurship, working for employers such as: Blue Cross of California (Medicare Auditor), Cedars- Sinai Medical Center (Financial Management Analyst), Medical Center of North Hollywood (Sr. Financial Analyst/Sr. Staff Accountant), Visiting Nurse Association of Los Angeles -VNA of Los Angeles (Controller-Director of Accounting and Purchasing). In 1993 Armineh also obtained her life agent license and gave a shot at the industry for a couple of years by working with Principal Financial as well as Mass Mutual. In 1994 she went on to establish her own home based Accounting business- A.S.C. Accounting and Financial Consulting Services where she has been since!

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