Sister City Committee

Agendas and minutes

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Name Email
Term expires
Catherine Carlton Email
James Clendenin Email n/a April 30, 2020
Joseph Helmers - Chair Email 650-331-7025
April 30, 2020
Kristy Holch Email n/a April 30, 2020
Peter Ohtaki Email 650-328-0300
Carol Schumacher Email n/a April 30, 2020
George Yang - Vice Chair n/a 408-768-6891 April 30, 2020

Roles and responsibilities

The Sister City Committee advises the City Council on sister city and friendship city relations and related programming.

Committee priorities

  • To develop a program plan consisting of projects, exhibits, contacts and exchanges of all types to foster and promote the objectives of the mission statement
  • To implement the approved program plan upon request of the City Council
  • To keep the community informed concerning the sister city program
  • To advise the City Council on matters pertaining to any sister city affairs
  • To perform such other duties as may be assigned to the committee by the City Council