The Glendale Educational Foundation is a community of individuals that have come together for a common goal: to enhance the education programs of GUSD and to engage community partners to invest in future leaders.

Interim Executive Director

Bethany Harrington



  • Robert Gordon, President
  • Georgette Green, Treasurer
  • Yuliya Pobereyko, Secretary 
  • Maria Sahakian, Creative Projects Chair
  • Alex Parajon, Community Relations Chair
  • Corrie Siegal, Impact Evaluation & Grants Chair

Board of Directors

  • Lerna Amiryans
  • Jennifer Berry
  • Debbie Blute
  • Yvette Davis
  • George Dulgeryan
  • Ranna Hasnat
  • Alwyn Lees
  • Kristin Levy
  • Vrejh Hovsepian
  • Hala Shonouda
  • Sona Tatiyants
  • Jim Zolnowski, MSN, RN, NE-BC
  • Ingrid Gunnell, Glendale Unified Board of Education 
  • Vahag Matevosian, Glendale Unified School Student Representative

GUSD Superintendent

  • Dr. Darneika Watson, Superintendent of Schools