Arsen Melikyan | Council Aide, Special Events Coordinator

Arsen serves as a council aide, special events coordinator and in house calligrapher to Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez. As a council aide he works with constituents, government agencies, local non-profit organizations, businesses, and neighborhood groups to obtain safer communities, cleaner streets, and overall improvements to quality of life in Sunland/Tujunga. He is also the lead point person for all CD7 special events and work directly with all city departments that are involved in making special events safe, secure and with minimal impact to the surrounding communities. Lastly he is the in-house calligrapher and makes handmade Los Angeles City proclamations to honor citizens for their hard work or congratulate a newlywed or a new born baby.

Prior to joining TeamMRod, Arsen served as a council aide, special events coordinator and graphic designer to then Councilmember Eric Garcetti from 2003 until 2013 and continued with him as the Mayor's office as his calligrapher from 2013 to 2017.

Arsen grew up in East Hollywood, but currently lives in Van Nuys with his wife Ripsime and their two boys, Sonny and Eric. Arsen studies the art of bonsai, oil painting and building and flying model helicopters.

Arsen can be reached by emailing arsen.melikyan@lacity.org or by calling (818) 352-3287.