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 Secretary

Founder of the 3E Event, and HealWithin, a mind-body therapy and healing center.

Liza is an Author and 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

President

Rosa Peña has been a Real Estate professional since 2001.  Since moving to the beautiful city of Glendale from New York, she has been very involved with different organizations. Making a difference in people’s lives has shaped who Rosa is. Making a difference in a motherless child’s life is vital for Rosa.

 

Natalie Regg

Natalie Regg

Treasurer

Natalie Regg, CPA, CISA is a practicing CPA providing tax, bookkeeping, and attestation services, among other things. Natalie has been a Volunteer Ski Patroller in Big Bear for the past 17 years, providing first aid and emergency rescue. She is also a member of a Winter Search and Rescue team.

Members at Large

Dr. Armina Gharpetian

Dr. Armina Gharpetian

Community Liaison

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

Serving on the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education –
She serves as 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.

Christeil Gota

Christeil Gota

Fundraising

Christeil Gota is a healthcare executive working in health tech and cancer care. She is currently the CEO of Hawaii Cancer Care, the largest community oncology practice in Hawaii. She is also an executive for Oncology Technology Associates, a company that provides technology, business management, and financial services. Christeil believes strongly in philanthropic work and is a member of Soroptimist International of Glendale. She founded The Cancer Care Network Foundation in 2012, a public charity advocating for cancer patients and providing financial assistance for cancer treatment. She now also serves on the board of HealWithin International.

Harry Leon

Harry Leon

Parliamentarian

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

G. Julie Oktanyan, Esq.

G. Julie Oktanyan, Esq.

G. Julie Oktanyan, Esq. is a practicing attorney with over 20 years of combined legal experience in Workers’ Compensation Law and Personal Injury. She is a passionate advocate for her injured clients who enjoys mentoring them in every step of their case with unparalleled compassion. Ms. Oktanyan is also a gifted freelance writer, editor, and writing consultant. In her free time, she loves reading and teaching about spirituality, and spending time with her husband and three children. She is a humanitarian at heart and strongly believes in the power of giving to others and transforming lives.

Advisory

Claudia Alvarez-Wiley

Claudia Alvarez-Wiley

Claudia brings twenty years of accounting experience in the medical sector as well as the non-profit sector.

Carla Diran

Carla Diran

Carla Diran MA BCBA. Carla is a board-certified behavior analyst 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. Carla 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 to create a consistent and natural growing and healing environment for their children.

Arick Gevorkian

Arick Gevorkian

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.