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Though force can protect in emergency only justice fairness consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace Dwight D Eisenhower IMPACTING THE WORLD Since 1985 Fort Worth Sister Cities International has positively impacted the world Fort Worth Sister Cities International has served as the leading authority on international relations and ambassadors for peaceful civic engagement for more than three decades We leverage our network to make connections and build relationships that change lives uncover opportunities serve humanity and foster peace and prosperity both locally and abroad To ensure the continuation of our award winning programs and the ability to adapt to the changing world Fort Worth Sister Cities International has established an endowment for the preservation and growth of international education exchange and commerce creating a more peaceful and prosperous world Fort Worth Sister Cities International is the preferred resource on international relations because of Deep long standing relationships with international leaders and partners Access to local internationally focused resources Subject matter expertise in protocols of citizen diplomacy international relations and experiential global education Access to an international network of sister city programs embassies NGOs and the U S Department of State A committed cadre of volunteers with expertise in various aspects of international relations Powerful adaptable and effective programming that is outcome based and supported by evaluation and research Personal relationships friendships with citizens from other countries Long history of being the Best Sister Cities Program in the nation BUILDING A BETTER FUTURE Charting a path toward a more diverse inclusive prosperous and connected world Join these Founding Members and help build a better future for generations to come Ambassador Level 25 000 Connie Becky Frank Tilley in memory of James Janeyl Beck and Gordon Mable Tilley Rae and Michael S Hyatt Minister Level 5 000 Becky Renfro Borbolla Henry Borbolla Michaela Cromar Mae Ferguson Matt Graves Veronica Chavez Law Tom Law Jr Mary Palko Libby Watson Terri Gary West GOAL OVER TIME A strong endowment ensures continuity and stability As our partner in this effort the North Texas Community Foundation holds the Fort Worth Sister Cities endowed fund The Community Foundation provides the prudent financial stewardship necessary to provide enduring support for Fort Worth Sister Cities International and its vital mission The initial goal is to raise 250 000 by 2024 The long term goal is to raise 5 000 000 WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY We invite all donors who give through the Members Circle annual campaign to give beyond their annual support with a pledge or one time investment to the Fort Worth Sister Cities International Connect Globally Endowment for International Relations These gifts form a permanent source of funding that connects people and businesses from many diverse backgrounds around the world now and into the future LEVELS OF GIVING Investment Levels Platinum Members 500 000 Gold Members 250 000 Silver Members 100 000 Bronze Members 50 000 Ambassador 25 000 Envoy 10 000 Minister 5 000 Charg s d affaires 1 000 Friends 250 Naming Opportunity consider an investment in the future at the 1 million level Your generous gift to the endowment can be made in tribute which will provide you the opportunity to name the endowment for you or your designee Pledge Today Founding Members consider an investment in the future at the 5 000 level or higher Founding Member designation is given to donors who pay or pledge their support by September 30 2022 and submit their gift in three years Global Legacy Society an investment made through your estate plan and documenting the FWSCI endowment as a beneficiary The primary benefit to your generous donation is building on the legacy while building a better future for generations to come Donors will be listed on the endowment legacy page in the FWSCI website and in print

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The mission of Fort Worth Sister Cities International FWSCI is to promote Fort Worth globally and enrich our community through international education exchanges and commerce creating a more peaceful and prosperous world Our vision is to serve as Fort Worth s leading authority on international relations and as ambassadors for peaceful civic engagement Fort Worth Sister Cities International Endowment Advisory Council Chairman Mike Hyatt Treasurer Michaela Cromar Amy Lorenz Mary Palko Alex Thieroff Frank Tilley FORT WORTH SISTER CITIES INTERNATIONAL CONNECT GLOBALLY ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS In Partnership with the North Texas Community Foundation which holds the endowment Fort Worth Sister Cities International Board of Directors Honorary Chair Mayor Mattie Parker Chairman of the Board Becky Renfro Borbolla DIRECTORS EMERITI Hilde Horchler Michael Hyatt Mary Palko Tim Sear CITY COUNCIL LIAISONS Bandung Indonesia Dr Jared Williams Budapest Hungary Elizabeth Beck Guiyang China Carlos Flores Mbabane Eswatini Chris Nettles Nagaoka Japan Cary Moon N mes France Michael Crain Reggio Emilia Italy Gyna Bivens Toluca Mexico Mayor Mattie Parker Trier Germany Leonard Firestone CHAIRS CABINET Brian Barnard Kenneth Barr Michael Bennett Barclay Berdan Johnny Campbell Michael S Hyatt Bob Jameson Jeff King Brad Mahon Bob Mitchell Phil Moroneso Mary Palko Ann Rice Jane Schlansker BOARD OF DIRECTORS Tamara Albury David Allen PhD Florence Bruner David Campbell Liz Carrillo DrPH JJ Cawelti Michael Cuda Jeanelle Davis Jeff Davis Jeff Dyer Robert Edwards Kelley Eubanks Robert Fitzgerald Vishal Gandhi Shanna Cate Granger Jay P Horn Tom Law Jr Rich Lowe Rachel Malone Pat Miller Olivia Power Brandy Schwarz EdD DPT Andy Taft Melissa Thompson Frank Tilley Susan Turner Mitch Whitten EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Chairman Becky Renfro Borbolla Mrs Renfro s Chair Elect Greg Jackson Jackson Law Secretary Jason Brown Doss Knight Associates Treasurer Michaela Cromar CliftonLarsonAllen LLP Past Chairman Nominating Veronica Chavez Law Brackett Ellis Development Chair Greg Jackson Greg Jackson Law Long Range Planning Chair Cindy Johnson Marketing Kristin Vinson Wright Tarrant County College Exchanges Outreach Chair Libby Watson Youth Education Jan Titsworth Decalibron Consulting LLC At Large Andrew Johnsen Columbia Strategic Consulting Group LLC Bandung Indonesia Chair Staussa Ervin EdD MindPeace Budapest Hungary Chair Chris Shipman GM Financial Guiyang China Chair Krista Forsgren Trinity Valley School Mbabane Eswatini Chair Milena Razack Nagaoka Japan Chair Andrea Ballard Sanders Travel Centre N mes France Chair Mary Helen Hill Fort Worth ISD Reggio Emilia Italy Chair Richard Roby Texas Amron Inc Nyja Roby eXp Realty Toluca Mexico Chair Teresa Ayala Texas Health Resources Trier Germany Chair LA Moncrief L Marketing Collective STAFF Mae Ferguson President CEO Protocol Officer Joseph Ramirez Vice President COO Beth Weibel Senior Program Manager Danielle McCown Exchanges Outreach Associate P O Box 17879 Fort Worth Texas 76102 817 632 7100 www fwsistercities org CONNECTING GLOBALLY THRIVING LOCALLY