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April 4, 2017 — Local Elections

Glendale Unified School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Greg Krikorian

Member, Glendale Board of Education
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensuring a safe learning environment for our stduents and teachers.
  • Maintaining financial stability and solvency for our district.
  • To continue to prepare our students for their future and to advocated for Vocational opportunities for our students and create opportunities in career, technical programs.



Greg Krikorian was first elected to the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education in 2001. As the father of five children and a small business owner in Glendale, Mr. Krikorian has been actively involved in various district and community organizations and is a highly respected member of the community.



Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Mr. Krikorian received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Central Connecticut State University; a Masters of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership from Woodbury University, and a Masters in Governance from CSBA.  Mr. Krikorian and his wife of 27 years, Christine, Four of their five children have graduated from GUSD schools, and their youngest is currently a sophomore at Hoover High School.




Mr. Krikorian is a Co-founder of Cal-Conn Enterprises, Inc., and a multi-service marketing firm, specializing in government relations, professional development, and crisis management and community relations.  In addition to his duties at Cal-Conn, Greg is also the President and CEO of Business Life Magazine and




Local Community Service (partial list)




·           Board of Education, Glendale Unified School District 2001 to present


·           Five Star Education Coalition (Serving the Burbank, Glendale, La Canada, Pasadena & South Pasadena Unified School Districts), 2004-2010


·           Southern California Leadership Council, 2013 - present


·           California School Boards Association, Delegate Region 23A 2005-2011, 2016 – present


·           California School Boards Association, Legislative Task Force, 2009-2016


·           Glendale Educational Foundation, GEF 2003 to present


·           Los Angeles County School Trustees Association


·           PTA & PTSA member, 1994 to present


·           AYSO Soccer, Region 88 Coach & Referee since 1998


·           Jewel City Little- JWV League President & Board member, 2002 to 2013


·           Kiwanis Club of Glendale, 1990 to 2015


·           Board of Directors, Verdugo Hills Boy Scouts Council Member, 1990 to present


·           Salvation Army, Board of Directors, 2009-2013


·           Glendale Unified School District, Dental Instructor for Glendale Healthy Kids Program


·           Board of Directors, Glendale Association for the Retarded (1993-1998)


·           Board of Directors, Glendale Chamber of Commerce (1994-1996)


·           San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership 2002 to present






Recognition, Awards


·           Silver Beaver Award - Verdugo Hills Boy Scouts of America Council


·           Honorary Service Award, Glendale PTSA Council


·           District Award of Merit - Verdugo Hills Boy Scouts of America Council


·           Small Business Media Advocate of the Year/State of California US. SBA


·           Advancing the Status of Women Award - Soroptimist International


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