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. Join these members and give today.

PLATINUM – $25,000+

Visit Fort Worth*

PREMIER – $15,000+

Rae & Michael S. Hyatt*

GLOBAL – $10,000+

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


Bank of Texas
BNSF Railway Company*
Ciera Bank*
Cook Children’s Healthcare System
Greg Jackson Law*
K&L Gates, LLP
The Nancy & Alan Hamm Foundation, Inc.
Lynn & Paun Peters
Ronda & Walter Stucker
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
University of North Texas Health Science Center

PATRON – $3,500+

Karen & Larry Anfin*
Becky Renfro Borbolla & Henry Borbolla*
Dallas Mavericks
Becky Haskin
Higginbotham Community Fund
Hilde & Helmut Horchler
Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP
Mrs. Renfro’s
Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP
Southside Bank

PARTNER – $1,000+

David Allen
Jane & Tom Bass*
Rachel Jenkins & Baer Bradford
City Center Fort Worth
Mattie Compton
Jeff Davis
deRamos Premium Meats
DFW Center for Spinal Disorders
Mae Ferguson*
Paul Geisel, PhD*
David Gu
Cindy & Roland Johnson*
Sterling & Larry Lauer
Vanessa & Rich Lowe
Lori & Brad Mahon*
Ann Rice & Pat Miller*
Lauren-Ashton Moncrief*
Rosa Navejar
Pinnacle Bank*
Milena & Kerim Razack, MD
Nyja & Richard Roby III
Katie & Hayne Shumate*
Jan & Jim Titsworth
TX Success Title
Libby Watson*
Shay & John Wells*
Terri & Gary West*
Whitley Penn LLP
Mary & Harvey Yamagata

DIPLOMAT – $500+

Selena Ala
Andréanne & Alan Annis*
Jane & John Avila
Jennifer Baggs Kamacioglu
Zarina Blankenbaker, PhD
Eva & Bob Bonilla*
Amy & Jason Brown*
Stacy Alexander & Mike Brown
Kathryn & Lowell Bryan
Julie & Greg Butner*
Rachael Capua, EdD & Carlo Capua*
Monica & Greg Carter
Dana & Cayce Cochran
Kathryn & Don Cosby
Joanna & Michael D. Crain*
Amy & Emily Crockett*
Michaela J. Cromar*
JD Dargai– Charles Schwab Fort Worth
Mary Margaret Davis*
Kippen de Alba Chu
Barb & Tom Dolny*
Downtown Fort Worth, Inc.
Robert Fitzgerald
Krista Forsgren
Whitney & Austin Franklin
H. Winston Fuller, Jr.*
Shreta & Vishal Gandhi*
Kim & Chad Gartner
Girl Scouts Of Texas Oklahoma Plains
Nan & Tom Gluntz
Shanna & JD Granger*
Michael Hall
Mary Helen Ibarra Hill*
Sharron Hines*
Peggy & Robert Holt, Jr.
Jay P. Horn
Col. Jonathan Weldon House
Eva & Neil Isbell*
Anne & Bob Jameson*
Andrew Johnsen
KEE Concrete & Construction, Inc.
Shannon & Jay Kizer
Richard Knight
Irene Koscal
Jake Lane
Veronica Chavez Law & Tom Law, Jr.
Courtney & Damian Lewis*
Rachel Marker
Hannah & Eli Mercer
Cynthia Ann Miller
Dana & Chuck Milliken
Carol & Richard Minker
Jennifer & Derek Moffatt
Melondy Doddy-Munoz & Rolando Munoz
Wanda Murphy
Stephanie & Marc Muzi
Elizabeth & Will Northern*
Skylar & Stephen O’Neal*
Gale & Michael Parker
Olivia Power*
Elizabeth & Kyle Pyron
Tara & Fritz Rahr
Mike Rankin*
Kathy & Michael Roemer
Elia & Alfred Saenz
Jay Sandelin*
Jane Schlansker
Brandy & Jacob Schwarz
Karen & Mike Scott
Christopher Shipman*
Sushila & Rima Shrestha
Jordan & Ty Stimpson
Melissa Thompson
Kristin & Andy Thul*
Truist Bank
Susan Turner
Van & Cecelia Van Donselaar
Scioscia & Councilman Jared Williams, PhD*
Erika Zimmerman


Tamara Albury
Teresa Ayala
Una & Joe Bailey
Andrea Ballard*
Sian Borne
Flo Bruner
Liz Carrillo, DrPH*
Karla Cate*
Dallas Dijon Sister Cities (1957)
Jeanelle & Quinton Davis*
Lorraine Deitchman
Teresa & Allen Dunaway*
Christy & Jeff Dyer
Robert Edwards
Staussa Ervin, EdD*
Ashley Freer
Clara Gamache
Gwen Genius
John Giordano
Sherri Glaser
Taylor Hansen
Bill Jacobs
Roswitha Knoop
Kendall Lake
Karla Lopez*
Los Vaqueros Restaurants
Rachel Malone
Anne Moroneso
Louis Parks
Paul Pass
Bertrand L. Pelletier*
David Reeves & Joseph Ramirez
Tony Roberts, PhD
Melissa J. Rogers, C.P.A
Sally Sims*
Andrea Smith PhD, RN
Debra Sutton
Dennis Weibel, DDS*
Mitch Whitten
Laura Wood, PhD
Kristin Vinson Wright*

FRIEND – $100+

Julie & Dick Abrams
Kerrie & Phil Beckman
Wanda Bonder
Tom Brents
Alexandria Carruth
Tanisia Castillo-Queppet*
Rosemary Conaway
Jane & Gary Cumbie
Marsha Ghormley Cutler*
Margo Dean*
Leslie Dell
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph K. Dulle
June Ebert
Barbara & Robert Freeborn
Angie Gomez
Krystal & Justin Hall
Katy Hintze
Jose Mora & Ma Lu Juarez
Diana & Mark Koch
Kendal S. Lake*
Chuck Lamb
Pam Lea
Chris Logan & Liesl Manone
Carol Robertson Lopez*
Wilma & Ram Lopez
Jan & Mike Marshall*
Janet Mattern
Netty Matthews
Leann Maxwell
Gretta & Kevin Oliver
Lyn & Brad Patterson
Mary B. Pencis*
Alyson Pollak
Samantha Bradley & Mateo Portela
Red Oak Realty
Mitch Reitman
Sherry & Dick Ruddell
Sarika Sabnis
Marie Schein*
Chris Shahan
Stephanie Sherman
Teri Smyth
Southlake Sister Cities
Mary Ellen Summerlin
Dr. Tamás & Jutka Ungár*
Courtney & Michael Upp
Barb Walker*
Sherri & Mark Whiting
Kati Wilska-Havia
Darling Zerpa

*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.