Our team

Daniel Ioannisyan

Programs Director

Daniel Ioannisyan has been working in the opposition political field since 2007. He worked at the RA National Assembly as a Deputy Assistant from 2010 to 2011. During this period, he prepared different packages of legislative reforms for the law enforcement sector. Since 2011 Mr. Ioannisyan has worked as a law enforcement sector analyst for various local media resources.

In 2013, Mr. Ioannisyan left politics and later founded the “Union of Informed Citizens” NGO.


Tatevik Kerobyan

Chairperson

Tatevik Kerobyan has been working in the private sector since 2008. She is the co-founder and former director of “JR’s House” LLC.

Since 2014, Ms. Kerobyan has been Chairperson at “Union of Informed Citizens” NGO. She is mainly responsible for dealing with administrative issues of the organization. She also actively participates in the organization of different programs implemented by Union of Informed Citizens NGO.


Vahe Ghukasyan

Editor-in-Chief

Vahe Ghukasyan holds a Master’s Degree in Oriental Studies from Yerevan State University. He has been working in the field of media since 2013. Mr. Ghukasyan has been writing analytical articles for Union of Informed Citizens NGO since 2015. His articles are mainly focused on foreign policy developments.

He is also editor-in-chief of ArmRus.Info Russian-language news website and Sut.am watchdog journalism website.


Shushanna Vratsyan

Social Media Marketer

Shushanna Vratsyan graduated from Yerevan State University, Department of Culturology. In 2016-2017 she worked in the private sector. In March-April 2017 she was a long-term observer of the National Assembly elections from the Independent Observer public alliance. Since June of the same year she has been working as a social media marketing specialist at the Union of Informed Citizens NGO.


Rafael Afrikyan

Journalist

Since 2016, Mr. Afrikyan has been working as a journalist at ArmRus.Info electronic news website founded by Union of Informed Citizens NGO. Materials prepared by him mainly address foreign policy issues. Since 2017, Rafael Afrikyan has been working at Sut.am as a fact-checking journalist.

 


Kristine Goroyan

Translator/ Interpreter

Kristine holds a Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from the American University of Armenia. She has also completed the Graduate Certificate in Translation program in the same university.

Kristine has worked as a translator and interpreter in a number of international projects. She also does freelance translations/interpreting in a variety of fields, including but not limited to political science and international relations, law, economics, and etc.

Ms. Goroyan has also attended a number of young experts’ and young leaders’ schools and political programs funded by the EU and different European foundations.


Ashkhen Musheghyan

Director of administration

Ashkhen Musheghyan holds Master’s degree in Political science and is a public relations specialist. She was also trained at the Yerevan School of Political Studies of the Council of Europe (YSPS).

In 2007-2017 she worked at the Armenian Center for National and International Studies as a public affairs specialist, since 2013 she has been working for Haykakan Zhamanak (Armenian Times) daily newspaper as deputy managing editor.

She participated in a number of local and international trainings, various projects related to political and civil spheres. She is the author of several analytical articles on foreign policy.

Since 2017 Ms. Musheghyan has been working at the Union of Informed Citizens NGO as director of administration.


Shushan Harutyunyan

Translator

Shushan Harutyunyan has graduated from Yerevan State University, Department of Russian Philology.

Starting from 2015, she worked as a translator for the news website analitik.am.

Since 2016, she has been working as a translator for the news website ArmRusInfo, which is an independent Russian-language information portal of the “Union of Informed Citizens” NGO. She also works as a proofreader for the cultural and educational magazine “Jam” (Moscow).


Aren Melikyan

Journalist

Aren Melikyan graduated from Yerevan State University, Department of Journalism. he worked in the creative department of the Public Television of Armenia and in a number of regional media platforms as a TV journalist. Since June 2017 he has been working at the Union of Informed Citizens NGO as a journalist for SUT.am website.

 


Piruza Petrosyan

Office Assistant

Piruza Petrosyan has graduated from the International Relations Department (Bachelor’s Degree) and Political Science Department (Master’s Degree) of the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University. Since November 2014, she has worked as a correspondent for “Asparez” daily. Since February 2017, she has been working as an office assistant at “Union of Informed Citizens” NGO.


Vahram Toqmajyan

Historian-Expert

Vahram Toqmajyan has been actively engaged in political and social activities since 2006. He has constantly assisted the opposition, but, nevertheless has no party affiliation. Since 2009, Mr. Toqmajyan has also been carrying out scientific and teaching activities. He is also involved in the “Union of Informed Citizens” NGO as an expert, writing research articles related to history, ethnography and other fields associated with social sciences.


Anna Pambukhchyan

Monitoring Programs Coordinator

Anna Pambukhchyan is responsible for the media monitoring program. Since 2012 she has worked as a responsible person for the programs in public sector. Since 2014 she has been a member of the Union of Informed Citizens NGO. She also worked as a media monitor at the OSCE ODIHR election observation mission. Ms Pambukhchyan studied at Central European University with specialization in International Relations and European Studies.   


 

Sona Ghazaryan

Media Monitor

Sona Ghazaryan is an expert in European Studies,she earned Master’s Degree from the College of Europe. Starting from 2017 she has been working as a media monitor at the Union of Informed Citizens  NGO. Previously she worked as a media monitor at the OSCE / ODIHR election observation mission.