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Head of the First Department
The First Department administrates control over the activity of the RA Ministry of Finance, the RA Ministry of Economy, the RA State Income Committee adjunct to the Government; it draws conclusions on the annual report of the RA Government on the implementation of the state budget.
Head of the Second Department – Davit Adyan
The Second Department administrates control over the activity of the credit programs and grants, the Social Investment Fund of Armenia, Armenian Development Agency, as well as the Central Bank and commercial banks of the RA, it draws a conclusion on the annual report of the Central Bank of the RA.
Head of the Third Department – Gegham Hoveyan
The Third Department administrates control over the community budgets, including dotations and subventions allocated to the communities and over the usage of the community property.

Gegham Hoveyan was born in 1975, in the village Vardenik of Martuni region.
He graduated from the Yerevan Institute of National Economy, as well as the State Management Academy of the RA.
He worked in the Financial Control General Department of the RA Ministry of Finance and Economy starting from the first category controller-auditor to the chief specialist, then as the Head of the Self-government Bodies and Internal Audit Assessment Division of the Internal Audit Assessment and Financial Control Department.
From 07.01.2008 he works in the RA Control Chamber as the Head of Communities Control Department.
On December 26, 2009, he was awarded with the RA president's letter of appreciation.
He is married and has tree children.
Hobby –sport, travelling.
Head of the Fifth Department – Zhora Margaryan
The Fifth department administrates control over the activity of the RA Ministry of Agriculture, the RA Ministry of Environmental Protection, the RA Ministry of Transport and Communication, the RA National Statistical Service, the RA Ministry of Healthcare.

Zhora Margaryan was born in 1966 in Hrazdan city of Kotayk region. He graduated from the Architectural and Construction faculty of the Yerevan Polytechnic Institute after K. Marx with honors diploma. In 1984-1986 he served in the Soviet army. Worked in the Capital Construction department of the District Council's Executive Committee as an engineer, in Hrazdan region’s Regional Employment Centre of the RA Ministry of Labour and Social Security as a chief specialist, and later as the head of the department, in the Kotayk regional division of the Financial Control department at the RA Ministry of Finance and Economy as the first category controller-auditor, in the Internal Audit Assessment and Financial Control department of the RA Ministry of Finance as the first category controller-auditor, and later as the chief controller-auditor.
Since 2008 works in the RA Control Chamber as a chief specialist, then as the deputy head of the department.
Since 2011 is the Head of the Fifth Department.
Mr. Margaryan is non-partisan and single.
Hobby – music, reading.
Head of the Sixth Department Sargis Vatyan
The Sixth Department administrates control over the activity of the RA Ministry of Urban Development, the RA State Committee on Water Economy, the RA Ministry of Energy and National Resources, the RA General Department of Civil Aviation adjunct to the RA Government.

Head of the Seventh Department – Mesrop Hakobyan
The Seventh Department administrates control over the activity of the RA Ministry of Education and Science, the RA Ministry of Culture, the RA Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs, the RA Civil Service Council, the RA Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the RA Council of Public Television and Radio Company, the RA National Committee on Television and Radio.

He was born on April 15, 1958, in the village Saratak of Shirak region. He graduated from Yerevan Institute of National Economy.
Mr. Hakobyan worked in the system of “Hayglkhjrshin” (Armgeneralwaterconstruction) administration, in Yerevan’s State Tax Inspection of Soviet times, was the Deputy Chairman of “Sevan-1” Ltd., then the Chief Controller of the RA Finance Ministry’s “National Chamber of Metal Testing Control”.
Then he worked in the State Not for Profit Organization of the RA Ministry of Culture and Youth Affairs as the Deputy Director on Financial Affairs, in the State Committee on Physical Culture and Sports adjunct to the RA Government as the Chief of Staff.
Since July 2008 he has been working in RA Control Chamber as the Department Head.
Mr. Hakobyan is married and has two daughters.
Hobby – reading, sport.
Head of the Eighth Department – Vardan Arakelyan
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Head of the Ninth Department – Samvel Yolyan
The Ninth Department administrates control over the activity of the RA Ministry of Defense, the RA Police adjunct to the Government, the RA Ministry of Justice, the RA National Security Service adjunct to the Government, the RA Ministry of Emergency Situations.

He was born in Yerevan in 1956. Graduated from Armenian Agricultural Institute, completed the postgraduate course of the Armenian Research Institute of Agricultural Mechanization and Electrification, . He worked in the “Haygyughmekenayacum” (Armruralmechanization) Scientific Production Complex as a junior and later senior scientific worker; in the Armenian Agricultural Institute as an assistant, in the esearch and production Complex of Armenian Children's Fund as a chief specialist. Then he was the General Director of “Atrium” Ltd.
From 1999 he worked as the Head of the Control over Community Budgets Department of the RA National Assembly's Control Chamber, later as the Head of the Department of control over usage of the funds allocated from the state budget to the defense, protection of public order , national security, judicial bodies, communities, he was the National Assembly's Control Chamber's Council member.
Since July 1, 2008, he is the Head of the Ninth Department of the RA Control Chamber.
Samvel Yolyan is a Candidate of Technical Sciences, the author of 10 scientific studies and 10 inventions. Is the holder of a specialist qualification of the training course for elderly specialists given by INTOSAI (International Supreme Audit Institution).
Mr. Yolyan is married and has two children.
Hobby – visiting historical cultural centres.
Head of the Tenth Department – Mnacakan Petrosyan
The Tenth Department administrates control over the activity of the RA Constitutional Court, the RA President's Staff, the RA National Assembly's Staff, the RA Government's Staff, the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the RA Judicial Department, the RA Prosecution Office.

Mnacakan Petrosyan was born on February 16, 1956, in the city of Akhalcikhe in Georgian Republic. In 1980 he graduated from the Economy Planning Faculty of the Yerevan Institute of National Economy with honors diploma, worked in “Yerchimshin” Trust, was the secretary of the Young Communists Committee of Armenia at the Yerevan Financial and Economic College, he also was the instructor, the head of the sector of the Central Committee of the Young Communists of Armenia, then the deputy head and the head of administration of Young Communist Organizations, Head of the administration of the Armenian Youth Union. Then he worked in the “Hayk” complex as a chief accountant, the manager of Ejmiacin branch of “Armeconombank”, the head of administration, director, deputy general director of “Armagrobank” OJSC.
From 2003 to 2007 he was a deputy of the RA National Assembly, the Deputy Chairman and then the Chairman of the Standing Committee on Healthcare, Social and Environmental Protection Affairs.
Mr. Petrosyan is married and has two children.
Hobby – ping-pong, chess.
Head of the Methodology and International Affairs Department - Karen Arustamyan
The department provides methodological support: it develops control benchmarks and procedural instructions, supervises their implementation. It gives professional opinion on control plans and progress reports written as a result of the control implementation. It draws annual plan and annual report of the Control Chamber activity. It develops and implements the policy and strategy directed to information technologies of the Control Chamber, ensures mutual relations between Control Chamber and its staff and the competent bodies of foreign countries and the international organizations.

He was born in Yerevan on June 28, 1979. He graduated from the RA State Economic Institute with honors diploma and completed the postgraduate course of the same institute. He worked in “Armimpex” bank as a credit manager, in the Currency and Fond Functions Department of “Armcommunications” (“Haykap”) bank’s treasury, in the financial control and methodology group of Armenian Savings Bank, in “ArmAudit” Ltd and in the Legal Department of the State Tax Service adjunct to the RA Government.
From 2005 he worked in the Department of Control over Revenues and Inflows into Sstate Budget, State Property Privatization and Management of the RA National Assembly’s Control Chamber as a specialist, from the same year he worked in the Analytical and Methodological Department of the RA National Assembly’s Control Chamber as a chief specialist and then as a head of inspection.
From November 2007 he was the Head of the Analytics and Methodology Department of the RA Control Chamber.
Since July 2008 he is the Head of the Methodology, Information Technology and International Affairs Department of the RA Control Chamber.
Ph.D. in Economics. He also combines his work with giving lectures at the Yerevan State Economic Institute and the RA State Management Academy.
Mr. Arustamyan is non-partisan and married and is a father of one daughter.
Hobby – travelling, fishing.
Head of the Analysis Department – Ruzan Zazyan
The Analysis Department performs analytical works in the scope of control performed by the Control Chamber, as well as out of that scope, summarizes the conclusion drafts on the annual reports of the RA Government and RA Central Bank related to the implementation of state budget and privatization project.

She was born on November 20, 1953, in Yerevan. She graduated from the “Economic Cybernetics” division of the Economic faculty of Yerevan State University, she has also completed the graduate course of the Yerevan Institute of National Economy and defended her candidate thesis. She is an author of two monographs and 39 scientific articles.
She worked in the “Republican Informational Computation Centre of Haygyughtekhnika (Armruraltechnology)” as an engineer-economist, then as a chief engineer-economist, in the “Industrial Planning” department of Yerevan Institute of National Economy as an assistant. She was a deputy of Yerevan Spandaryan District Council, the Chairman of the Financial Budget Committee, the member of Spandaryan District Council presidium.
As an associate professor she gave lectures at the “Industrial Planning” department. She worked in the “Yerevan Credit” Joint-Stock bank, as a division head, simultaneously giving lectures at the Yerevan Institute of National Economy.
In the Control Chamber of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia she worked as a division head, then as a department head, Council member. From December 2007 she was the Head of the Methodology and Analysis Department of the RA Control Chamber. Since July 1, 2008, she is the Head of the RA CoC Analysis Department.
Ms. Zazyan is married and has two daughters.
Hobby – travelling, classical music.
Head of the Legal Department – Aram Mamikonyan
The Legal Department provides professional opinion on the legal substantiation of the current reports written during the control implementation, performs legal examination of the CoC acts, represents and defends the interests of CoC in the judicial and other state bodies, based on the decision of the Council may be involved in the control process performed by the Control Chamber, provides legal counseling to the CoC management and staff.

He was born in 1978 in Yerevan. He graduated from the Law faculty of Yerevan State University. He graduated from the Public Administration Academy of the RA. He worked in “Elips” Ltd as the Head of Legal Service, in the “RR” Ltd (“Armenia Lada” CJSC) as a chief legal consultant, then as a deputy director on general affairs, in the Central Depositary of Armenia as a chief legal consultant.
From 2002 he worked in the Control Chamber of the RA National Assembly as a chief legal consultant, then the Head of Legal Service. From 2007 to 2008 he worked in the RA Control Chamber as the Head of the Legal Assistance and Judicial Representation Division of the Legal Department, Deputy Head of the Eighth Department.
Since 2008 he is the Head of the Legal Department of the RA Control Chamber.
Mr. Mamikonyan is single.
Hobby – intelectual games, detective literature, travelling.
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