The Minutes for the March 28, 2024 Regular Board Meeting are available here.

Ara J. Najarian
Board Member

Ara J. Najarian

Appointee of the the Los Angeles County City Selection Committee, nominated by the North County/San Fernando Valley Subcommittee

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North County/San Fernando Valley sector map

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Ara J. Najarian

Appointee of the the Los Angeles County City Selection Committee, nominated by the North County/San Fernando Valley Subcommittee

More about Metro appointments


About Ara J. Najarian

Ara J. Najarian has served on the Glendale City Council for 12 years and was recently re-elected to his fourth term with the highest number of votes of all candidates. He has served three terms as Mayor of Glendale. Before serving on Council Ara was elected to the Glendale Community College Board of Trustees.

Ara is a regional leader in transportation, holding a seat on the Los Angeles MTA since 2006 and previously serving as MTA Chairman. Ara also is 2nd Vice Chairman of Metrolink and has served on the Board of Directors since 2007.

Ara sits on the Board of Directors of the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments, and held the position of Chairman.

Ara received a B.A in Economics from Occidental College, and his J.D. degree from the University of Southern California Law School. In his private life, Ara is a practicing attorney in Glendale. He is married to Palmira Perez, and has two boys.


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