The Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers from diverse professional backgrounds who share a common goal of bringing GLACT’s mission to life.

Jane Viar



Retired Speech-language Pathologist

Former Vice President, Glendale Library Foundation

Joan Zierhut

Immediate Past President


Visual Arts Teacher, Glendale Unified School District

Former President, Glendale Library Foundation

Shant Shahoian



English Instructor, Glendale Community College

Learning Center Director, Glendale Community College

Jen Huang


CFO, Insomniac Games


Hagop Eulmessekian

Director, Student Support Services, Glendale Unified School District

Anahid Oshagan, Esq.

Attorney at Law & Co-curator ReflectSpace Gallery

Jennie Quinonez-Skinner

Librarian, California State University, Northridge

Becky Gimple

Foundation Strategy Coordinator Children’s Hospital Los Angeles


Gary Shaffer, Ph.D.

Director, Library Arts & Culture

Hala Shonouda

Principal Library, Arts & Culture Administrator

Nicole Pasini

Assistant Director of Library, Arts & Culture