Community Partners and Supporters

Community Partners and Supporters

The world works better together.

A world of thanks.

One of the most powerful ways you can partner with Fort Worth Sister Cities is by joining the Members Circle of Giving. We can’t thank the following organizations and individuals enough for their support.

PLATINUM – $25,000+

Visit Fort Worth*

PREMIER – $15,000+

Rae & Michael S. Hyatt*

GLOBAL – $10,000+

Alcon Foundation
Frank Tilley & Connie Beck
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport*
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP*
Mary Palko*
Texas Health Resources*


Bank of Texas*
BNSF Railway Company
Ciera Bank
Cook Children’s Healthcare System
Greg Jackson Law*
Hilde & Helmut Horchler*
K&L Gates, LLP
The Nancy & Alan Hamm Foundation, Inc.
Lynn & Paun Peters
Ronda & Walter Stucker
Tarrant Regional Water District

PATRON – $3,500+

Becky Renfro Borbolla & Henry Borbolla*
Higginbotham Community Fund at the North Texas Community Foundation
Hilltop Securities, Inc.
Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP
Southside Bank

PARTNER – $1,000+

David Allen
Karen & Larry Anfin
Jane & Tom Bass*
Rachel Jenkins & Baer Bradford
Mr. & Mrs. L.O. Brightbill
Meg & Chris Dufour
Mae Ferguson*
Sara & Philip Fishbane
Paul Geisel, PhD*
Aubrey Gideon
Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains
Becky Haskin
Greg Irwin*
Cindy & Roland Johnson*
Vanessa & Rich Lowe
Lori & Brad Mahon*
Rachel Malone
Bonnie Melhart*
Ann Rice & Pat Miller*
Pinnacle Bank*
Republic Title of Texas
Nyja & Richard Roby
Katie & Hayne Shumate*
Jan & Jim Titsworth
Libby Watson*
Shay & John Wells
Terri & Gary West*
Whitley Penn
Mary & Harvey Yamagata

DIPLOMAT – $500+

Krista A. Forsgren & Robert B. Ahdieh
Kippen de Alba Chu
Chelsea & Ben Alexander
Andréanne & Alan Annis*
Jane & John Avila
BB&T now Truist Bank
Rosa Maria Berdeja
Margery Kline Blake*
Zarina Blankenbaker, PhD
Eva & Bob Bonilla*
Amy & Jason Brown*
Kathryn & Lowell E. Bryan
Rachael Capua, EdD & Carlo Capua*
Mattie Peterson Compton, Esq.
Kathryn & Don Cosby
Joanna & Michael Crain*
Michaela Cromar*
Barb & Tom Dolny
MaryAnn Means-Dufrene & Matt Dufrene
Sara & Robert Fitzgerald
Shreta & Vishal Gandhi
Veronica Garza
Amber & Wesley Gentle
Pamela & Stephen Gilchrist
Nan & Tom Gluntz
Cristina Ruiz-Goodwin & Will Goodwin, DDS
Shanna & JD Granger*
Victoria & Blair Hancock
Judy & Doug Harman
Sheryl Harris, EdD
Sharron Hines*
Col. Jonathan W. House
Melissa & Jamey Ice
Eva & Neil Isbell
Elizabeth & Michael Jacobsson
Anne & Bob Jameson*
Julie Johncox
B. Jones
KEE Concrete & Construction, Inc.
Irene Koscal
Sterling & Larry Lauer
Veronica Chavez Law & Tom Law, Jr.
Courtney & Damian Lewis*
Los Vaqueros Restaurants*
Lovelace Law, P.C.
Rebecca & Roger Mandel
Kim & Bryan McCuistion
Susan & Victor Medina
Cynthia Ann Miller
Lauren-Ashton & John Moncrief*
Elizabeth & Greg Monroe*
Rebecca & Steve Montgomery
Elizabeth & Will Northern*
Jen & Ryan O’Connell*
Skylar & Stephen O’Neal*
Pope, Hardwicke, Christie, Schell, Kelly & Taplett
Olivia Power*
Mike Rankin*
Kathy & Michael Roemer*
Sherry & Richard Ruddell
Jay Sandelin*
Jane Schlansker*
Brandy Schwarz
Karen & Mike Scott
Christopher Shipman*
Sushila & Rima Shrestha
Amanda & Tom Stallings
Andy Taft
Melissa Thompson
Susan Turner
ReillyJo & Greg Wescott
Scioscia & Councilmember Jared Williams, PhD*


Tamara V. Albury
David Bakutis
Andrea Ballard*
Stephani Biggs
Florence Salazar Bruner
Liz Carrillo, DrPH*
Karla Cate
JJ & Chris Cawelti
Hon. William B. Churchill
Dana Cochran
Dallas Dijon Sister Cities (1957)
Jeanelle & Quinton Davis*
Mary Margaret Davis
Teresa & Allen Dunaway*
Christy & Jeff Dyer
Staussa Ervin, EdD*
Ashley Freer
H. Winston Fuller, Jr.*
Sherri Glaser
Debbie Griffith
Mary Helen Ibarra Hill*
Jay P. Horn
Andrew K. Johnsen
Luke A. Jones
Mila Jones
Roswitha Knoop
Bill Kramer
Karla Lopez*
Claudine Marion
Estela Martinez-Stuart
Carol & Richard Minker
Wanda Murphy
Michael Parker
Paul Pass
Lyn & Brad Patterson
Hon. Bertrand L. Pelletier*
Project Partners
Simin & Allan Radcliffe*
David Reeves & Joseph Ramirez
Nancy L. Rash
Tony Roberts, PhD
Sally Sims
Robert Sturns
Kimberly Teschendorf
“Van” & Cecelia Van Donselaar
Beth Weibel
Dennis Weibel, DDS*
Kristin Sullivan & Mitch Whitten
Maria Wollmann
Laura Wood, PhD
Kristin Vinson Wright*

FRIEND – $100+

Ed Augustat
Una Bailey
Tom Brents
Pat Cappelletti
Tanisia Castillo-Queppet*
Mrs. John R. Coulborn
Anne & George Cude
Marsha Ghormley Cutler*
Margo Dean
Lorraine Deitchman
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph K. Dulle
Nancy Fitzgerald
Jerry Jordan
Chuck Lamb*
Carol Robertson Lopez*
Janine & Howard Lund
Makio Nishida
Nolan Family
Mary B. Pencis*
Red Oak Realty
Gail & Seymour Roberts
Barbara Ryon
Marie Schein
Renée Snoke*
Southlake Sister Cities
Henry Tincup
Michal & William Tincup
Tran Trong
Dr. Tamás & Jutka Ungar
Barb Walker*
Patricia Wooley*

*Three-year sustaining member

Meet our Board of Directors and Staff.

Support Fort Worth Sister Cities International.

“Partnering with other cities to share information on issues such as economic development, education and culture is one of the most important initiatives that Fort Worth can engage in to promote the city globally. As a proud member of the Fort Worth community, we want to do everything we can to support the City of Fort Worth in these efforts.” – Karl Joeris, Vice President at Balfour Beatty Construction

At Fort Worth Sister Cities International, we believe in inclusiveness that benefits all citizens and creates meaningful relationships in Fort Worth, the U.S. and the world. To help achieve that, we establish long-lasting relationships with like-minded organizations and collaborate with them on many programs each year.

The City of Fort Worth is the 12th largest city in the United States.
US Department of State’s mission is to shape and sustain a peaceful, prosperous, just, and democratic world and foster conditions for stability and progress for the benefit of the American people and people everywhere.
Secretary of State of Texas The Texas Secretary of State serves as Chief Election Officer for Texas, senior advisor and liaison to the Governor for Texas Border and Mexican Affairs, and Chief International Protocol Officer for Texas.
Sister Cities International, our parent organization, promotes peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation – one individual, one community at a time.
The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce works to make Fort Worth an excellent place to live, work and do business.
Visit Fort Worth promotes Fort Worth as a premier business and leisure destination, with thriving centers of culture and commerce.
The Fort Worth ISD network comprises nearly 80,000 students in 81 elementary schools, 24 middle schools and 6th-grade centers, 13 high schools and 21 special campuses.
The Fort Worth Japanese Society fosters Japanese and American understanding by providing an opportunity to learn about Japan and its people, language and culture.
The Generation Hope Laptop Program was designed to educate and enhance students’ ability to use technology to achieve academic success.
Texas Christian University understands the importance of advancing international understanding, with an extensive study abroad program boasting flagship programs in London; Florence, Italy; and Seville, Spain, as well as a campus in Budapest, Hungary.
Tarrant County College provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.
The University of Texas at Arlington is a comprehensive research, teaching and public service institution whose mission is the advancement of knowledge and the pursuit of excellence.
Texas Wesleyan University is a United Methodist institution with a tradition in the liberal arts and sciences with professional and career preparation.
The University of North Texas Health Science Center is a 33-acre graduate university located in Fort Worth’s Cultural District.
The Arts Council of Fort Worth & Tarrant County strives to create an environment that promotes, nurtures and supports the arts in the community.
Fort Worth Country Day fosters students’ intellectual, physical, emotional and ethical development and inspires the passion to learn, the courage to lead and the commitment to serve.
Kids Who Care is an international musical theatre company based in Fort Worth, Texas. Our mission is to produce confident and creative kids through leadership, musical theater education and performance.
Arts Fifth Avenue (A5A) in Fort Worth is a nonprofit arts organization created to provide a forum of expression for dancers, choreographers, musicians, composers and visual performing artists.
The Links, Incorporated is an organization of extraordinary women committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African-Americans and other persons of African ancestry.
The Rotary Club of Fort Worth works to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.
Women’s Policy Forum of Tarrant County is an organization of influential women who investigate and support policies and initiatives that will effect positive.
Catholic Charities of Fort Worth provides service to those in need, advocates compassion and justice in the structures of society, and calls all people of goodwill to do the same.
Refugee Services of Texas welcomes refugees, immigrants, and other displaced peoples and supports them in integrating and thriving in their new communities.
Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas-Fort Worth is an organization of individuals from diverse backgrounds who are committed to promoting the participation of women in public, corporate and civic arenas.
Trinity Valley School’s objectives include fine scholarship with its fulfillment at college; the development of wide constructive interests; intelligent citizenship; and spiritual and moral development.
The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth brings international awareness and cross-cultural understanding to the North Texas community.
The Congressional Office for International Leadership administers the Open World program, one of the most effective U.S. exchange programs for countries of the post-Soviet era.