Board of Directors

Sister Cities International is governed by a 24-member Board of Directors.  Twenty-one members who represent the general voting members of SCI are elected by the membership at the Annual Business Meeting; One Director position is filled by the Chair of the Board; One Director position is filled by a qualified State Representative, nominated by the Chair and approved by the Board of Directors; and one Director position is filled by a Young Professional Representative, between the ages of 21 and 34, that is elected by the membership.

Board members serve three-year terms.  The Chair of the Board, Young Professional Representative and State Representative each serve two-year terms. Board of Directors terms are staggered.  The Board elects the secretary and treasurer of the Board, who each serve one-year terms and the vice-chair, who serves a two-year term.

Please click the button below for more information about the 2023 Board of Directors Elections.


El Paso, Texas

2022 Headshot - Capua


Carlo Capua (2026)
Fort Worth, TX


Lee Guio (2025)
Milpitas, California


Dr. Alix Desulme (2026)
North Miami, Florida

Non-voting members

PAST Chairs

Carol Robertson Lopez |   Santa Fe, New Mexico

Ron Nirenberg                |   San Antonio, Texas

Stephen “Tim” Quigley |   San Jose, California

Bill Boerum                     |   Sonoma, California

Thomas A. Lisk              |    Richmond, Virginia

Brad Cole                        |    Carbondale, Illinois

Michael Hyatt                |    Fort Worth, Texas

Mae Ferguson               |    Fort Worth, Texas

Sherman Banks            |     Little Rock, Arkansas

Glenn Gray                     |    Juneau, Alaska

Nancy Huppert             |    Rochester, New York

Charles Stokke             |    Menomonie, Wisconsin

James Amato               |    Lexington, Kentucky

Richard Neuheisel       |    Tempe, Arizona

Rodger Randle             |    Tulsa, Oklahoma

Questions? Please contact the office at 202.347.8630 or [email protected]