Glendale, CA (April 2, 2017) – Shant Sahakian today announced that Burbank School Board Member Steve Ferguson has endorsed his campaign for Glendale School Board District D.
“Shant Sahakian is committed to making sure that every student has what they need to reach their true potential,” said Burbank School Board Member Steve Ferguson. “He is committed to expanding educational opportunities in Science, Technology Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM), and will work to support the social emotional well-being of students. For those reasons, I wholeheartedly support Shant Sahakian for Glendale School Board District D.”
Steve Ferguson was first elected to the Burbank Unified School Board in 2015. He has been an active member of the community at a young age, serving as the youngest commission member in 2007. He also served on the Burbank School District’s Local Control Accountability Plan Committee, Guidance Master Plan Committee and the board of the Burbank-Burroughs Alumni Association. As a School Board Member, Ferguson proposed the Burbank Unified Mental Health and Wellness Program in 2016, which currently works to provide parents and families with access to resources that can help with issues related to mental health and emotional wellness.
“I am honored to have the endorsement and support of Burbank School Board Member Steve Ferguson,” said Shant Sahakian. “I am proud of Burbank’s leadership on mental health and hope to bring a comprehensive Mental Health and Wellness Program to Glendale’s public schools.”
About Shant Sahakian
Shant Sahakian is a proud parent, lifelong resident of Glendale, and product of Glendale public schools who is running for Glendale School Board District D. He is an accomplished entrepreneur and a longtime community leader. Over the years, Shant has volunteered for local organizations that support Glendale’s youth, enhance the city’s public services, and serve the most vulnerable in the community. He is a graduate of CSUN and UCLA Extension. He and his wife, Suzanna, live and work in the City of Glendale and are the proud parents of their young son, Raffi Sebastian.
Election Day is on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 and polling locations will be open from 7AM to 8PM. Glendale School Board District D includes the eastern section of the City of Glendale and households from the 91205 and 91206 zip codes. District D includes the communities of Adams Hill, Camino San Rafael, Chevy Chase Canyon, Citrus Grove (partial), Emerald Isle, Glenoaks Canyon, Mariposa (partial), Somerset, and Woodbury (partial).
Learn more about Shant and find your Election Day polling location at VoteShant.com.