Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of individuals from all academic and professional backgrounds as well as successful entrepreneurs who are passionate about helping others and serving their community.

Executive Board

Liza Boubari

Liza Boubari

Founder and President

Founder of the 3E Event, and HealWithin, a mind-body therapy and healing center.  Liza is a Public Speaker – Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Stress Management Coach and Domestic Abuse Consultant. She serves on the Executive Board of The American Council of Hypnotherapist and Guild board member with Adventist Health.

Rosa Peña

Rosa Peña

Vice President / Fund Raising Chair

Realtor

Chairperson –  Glendale Association of Realtors CanTree

Arick Gevorkian

Arick Gevorkian

Secretary

A Business & Non-profit Consultant and Marketing & Strategic Planning Professional. A Public speaker, avid community activist – youth advocate for scouting and led many youth and summer camps. He teaches music and folklore instruments in local public and private schools – served on numerous nonprofit organizations in different capacities.

Claudia Alvarez-Wiley

Claudia Alvarez-Wiley

Treasurer

Members at Large

Larry Ballesteros

Larry Ballesteros

Police officer Traffic enforcement accident investigation Board Member – GPOA cops for kids Board Member – Kiwanis Board Member – Children’s burn foundation Board Member – Glendale Salvation army

Carla Diran

Carla Diran

Outreach Chair

Carla Diran MA BCBA is a board-certified behavior analyst who has been working with children who have autism and other related disorders for 20 years. She is highly trained in developing skillsets for children in order to help them mainstream in society and function without being labeled. She also very firmly believes in parent training and helping parents not only understand their child’s condition but also to help them use the strategies and methods she teaches in order to create a consistent and natural growing and healing environment for their children.

Armina Gharpetian

Armina Gharpetian

Community Liaison

Dr. Gharpetian is a practicing dentist, providing Invisalign treatments.

Serving on the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education – Board member with Glendale Youth Alliance, Glendale YMCA, Boy Scouts Verdugo Hills Council, Glendale Clean & Beautiful, and HealWithin International.
With 3 daughters, she is involved as an All-Star PTA member.

Karine Grigoryan

Karine Grigoryan

Karine is the manager and executive director of the Glendale Youth Alliance for the City of Glendale. She and her staff oversee six programs with a total of over four hundred youth per year. Karine oversees the budget, grant writing, fundraising and managing the Board of Directors and legal filings for the nonprofit.

Harry Leon

Harry Leon

Mayor – City of La Crescenta

Harry Leon  –  President of the Crescenta Valley Town Council

Member of Crescenta Valley’s Sheriff – Community Advisory Committee
Owner of Leon Plumbing

Mell Lazarian

Mell Lazarian

Melikset (Mel) Lazarian is a business owner and entrepreneur, Certified Life Coach & Counsellor

Mel was a semi-pro athlete and scout leader.

His Core Belief – Being pure with thoughts, words, and actions in the Spirit of Righteousness – One Humanity One Earth

Mel is also fluent in Armenian, Persian and proficiency in Latin base languages

Christina Malyan, Esq.

Christina Malyan, Esq.

Marketing Chair

Christina Malyan, Esq. of Malyan Law, is a Personal Injury and Estate Planning Attorney, in California, awarded as Super Lawyer Rising Star 2020, and rated as Lead Counsel for Personal Injury. Ms. Malyan represents traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, injured in car/truck/pedestrian accident cases, wrongful death, truck accident, and pedestrian accident cases, etc. In addition, she also helps families protect their homes/assets and minor children from Probate (an expensive and time-consuming legal process), by preparing Wills, Trusts, Nomination of Guardian for minor children, Medical Directive, and Power of Attorney documents.

Ms. Malyan is a member of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles CAALA; Founding Member of Alpha Gamma Alpha (AGA), Gamma Chapter; Member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Honor; Member of The National Society of Collegiate; Former Advisory Board Member of Mesereau Free Legal Clinic (MFLC).

Advisory

Camille E. Levee

Camille E. Levee

Secretary, Board of Directors at Wellness Works. Executive Director (ED) in non-profit agencies for over 30 years – Retired CEO-Girl Scouts in Arizona, South Dakota, South Carolina, and Michigan. ED – Time Out Domestic Violence Shelter ED – Glendale Healthy Kids ED – Women at Work in Pasadena ED – Dental Foundation of CA. Rotary Int’l, Club President 2005-06, 2016-2017

Noelle M. Halaby

Noelle M. Halaby

Ms. Noelle Halaby is a Certified Specialist in the field of Family Law

Ms. Halaby is a member of the State Bar of California, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, California Association of Family Law Specialists, Women Lawyers of Los Angeles, and the American Business Women Association.