Salt Lake City

Boards and Commissions

(801) 535-7743

Sister Cities Advisory Board

Salt Lake City’s Sister Cities Board serves an advisory role to Mayor Erin Mendenhall on the Sister Cities program. The board is responsible for implementing the goals and objectives of the Sister Cities program.

Agendas and Minutes

Bylaws and Governing Documents


Meeting Information

As needed, with time and location TBD

Member Qualifications

The Sister Cities Board consists of 15 members, each serving three-year terms. All members must be at least eighteen years of age and be a resident of Salt Lake County. Board members are generally community representatives with strong ties and interests in the sister cities program. In addition to the Sister Cities Advisory Board, a group of local representatives work behind the scenes to accomplish the tasks that make sister city relationships work.


Powers and Duties

  • Advise Mayor Mendenhall and City Council on Sister Cities program
  • Work to implement goals of the Sister Cities Program
  • Make budget recommendations and oversee budget transactions for program
  • Provide annual report to the Office of the Mayor on programs
  • Review requests for Sister City partnerships

Current Members

Member Sister City Relationship Term Expires
Jorge Larreta Trujillo, Peru
Anne N. Erikson At Large
Jeanette Misaka Matsumoto, Japan
Rosemary A. Holt Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Jinger LaGuardia Torino, Italy
Margaret Yee Keelung, Taiwan
Nicole Gallo Torino, Italy
Olga Efimova Izhevsk, Russia

Contact Information

Sister Cities Board

451 S State, Rm. 425

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

(801) 535-7945 or simone.butler@slcgov.com