8 results for group: 2022-board-candidates


Judge Bill C. Littlejohn

Judge Bill C. LittlejohnJudge Bill C. Littlejohn is an attorney, philanthropist, and public servant whose contributions have left a lasting legacy on the City of Dayton, his current home of Houston, Texas, his family and abroad. Littlejohn was elected to the City of Dayton Municipal Court by the citizens of Dayton, Ohio in 1991. He retired from the bench in 2009. He graduated from Central State University majoring in Accounting in 1969. In the fall of 1969, Littlejohn entered Ohio Northern University College of Law, earning his Juris Doctor in 1972. Littlejohn worked as an attorney for the Ann Arbor Model Cities Law Clinic and the Montgomery County ...

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Manny Pelaez-Prada

MANNY PELAEZ-PRADAI’m the son of Colombian and Bolivian immigrants, and I’m fluent in English and Spanish. I’m an audiophile and passionate for Brazilian music - - for 10 years, I served as the host of “Cafezinho do Brazil”, a popular radio show featuring Brazilian jazz. I bring the same passion I have for international music to my professional international work. I currently serve on the San Antonio City Council. I’m the first-in-history Colombian/American to ever be elected to office in Texas. I lead the city’s efforts in international economic development and intergovernmental affairs. Daily, I work with leaders of our diplomatic ...

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Jessey Lee

Jessey LeeAs Chairman and Founder of Bresatech, Lee is responsible for providing global insight and relies on his strong business background to guide his leadership team. The past 20 years of Lee’s professional career have been spent investing in and developing successful companies across a variety of industries including technology, hospitals, food and beverage, manufacturing, and retail. 

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Lee Guio

Lee GuioLee Guio is running for re-election to the board of SCI. He was previously on the board and held the position of Treasurer of Sister Cities International. He is a resident of Union City, California. He became involved in the Union City Sister City organization over 15 years ago and has served as a board member for most of that time. He joined the SCI-NorCal Chapter of SCI 13 years ago and has served as secretary and presently serves as vice president of that organization. He has been instrumental in forming a sister city relationship with Chiang Rai Thailand and helped facilitate the adoption of sister cities in China, the Philippines, and ...

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Drew Powell

drew powellDrew Powell is the Maryland State Representative for Sister Cities International, Inc. and the President of the Rockville Sister Cities Corporation (RSCC). He has served in those positions from 2020 and 2016, respectively. Prior to that, he was an RSCC Board Member and Chair of RSCC’s Student Activities Committee. Mr. Powell also serves on several Sister Cities International committees, including the Toolkits Committee and Membership Committee. He is active in SCI Africa Region events and, although not a country rep, SCI’s Global Awareness Team. Mr. Powell believes deeply in the Mission of Sister Cities International and President ...

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Carlo Capua

Carlo CapuaCarlo Capua is Deputy Chief of Staff to Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker and City Council. A member of Fort Worth Sister Cities since 1993 (as a high school student), Carlo served on the national board as the Young Professional Representative from 2004-2008 and is currently chair of the Sister Cities Honorary Board Alumni Association which serves on the SCI Executive Board. After studying business at Texas Christian University, Carlo spent time teaching English in Fort Worth's sister cities of Nagaoka, Japan (four years) and Toluca, Mexico (three years), designing and leading multiple programs and leadership exchanges between the USA, ...

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Christine Warnke

Christine WarnkeDr. Christine Warnke was recently asked by Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington, DC to serve as the city’s Chief of Protocol amd Director of International Relations in the Executive Office of the Mayor. Prior to this local government appointment she has serve as a is a global business and economic development executive with particular expertise in non-profit, humanitarian, and international corporate strategies. Her 30+ year professional career span includes extensive public service and diverse guidance to senior corporate and government leadership across the U.S. and worldwide. She has also been impactful in grassroots and national ...

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Greg Jackson

Greg JacksonMy name is Greg Jackson. I am a board certified personal injury attorney in Fort Worth, Texas. I have been licensed as an attorney in Texas for 26 years. I am 52 years old. I am married to Claudine Jackson, also an attorney, and have two children, Grant (age 19) and Sarah (age 17). I grew up in a small, rural country town in Texas, never really giving any thought to foreign cultures other than to take 3 years of Spanish in high school. I made friends from England and Russia while working at a summer camp in Texas in 1990. This was the beginning of my love of international culture and travel. I travelled to England twice to visit my ...

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