The Cancer Care Network Foundation Team is composed of a dedicated group of professionals who spend their time aiding cancer patients who can use assistance in a multitude of ways. Read more about each CCNF member below. 

Board of Directors

Tina Ghotanian: DDS, President and Board Chair, founding member of CCNF, Pasadena Dental Arts

Sima Hovanessian: Vice President, Founding Member, Liberty I. Exchange

Karine Bagdasarian: Co-Founder, established Cancer Care Network Foundation in April of 2013 in response to an overwhelming need for cancer patients who require financial assistance during their treatment and support services during and after treatment. 

Christeil Gota: Co-Founder of CCNF

Nick Sarkisian: Founding member, Chairman, Volunteer Committee, NASA Services

Doris Arakelian: Treasurer and Founding member, Chairperson, Financial Aid Committee

Alec Baghdassaryan: Founding member; Chairman, Grant Committee; IIG Services

Melik Kumjian: Founding member, BioMed Laboratories

Armen Terteryan: DDS, Couture Smiles Dental Group

Emik Jabourian: Founding member, Chase Bank

Board of Advisors

Anet Agazaryan: Dazzle Designs

Lisa Hineman: Nurse Practitioner, L.A. Cancer Network

Stella Derrostomian: Real Estate Agent

Michael Velazquez: CFP, CPA, PFS, Sadd, Valazquez, Higashi, & Shammaa

Armineh Hoonanian: Administrative Analyst, City of Glendale

Michelle Shahbazyan: MS, MA Marriage and Family Therapy, The OC Life Coach

Maria Cozette: Singer, Songwriter, Artist

Rana Sallakian: L.A. Cancer Network

Lauren Bagdasarian: Chairperson, Teen Volunteers

Edit Avakian: Daglian Law Group

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Melissa Crandall: MA, CNP, Director of Operations and Board Secretary