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The Board of Directors of the Portland-Suzhou Sister City Association is made up of a dedicated group of civic and community volunteers, all with professional and/or personal interests and connections to Suzhou.


Jonathan Cooley, President
Managing Partner, Advantage Partners USA & Asia

Mr. Raymond Cheung, Vice President
CPA, Geffen Mesher & Co.

Mr. Robert Fraser, Secretary
Event Logistic Consultant, Fraser Global Sourcing @ Experient

Ms. CATHY Chinn, Immediate Past President, Treasurer
IT Project Management, Non-profit Management


Mr. Scott Benting, Sustainability Strategy Consultant

Ms. Hongyu Cai
Vice President, Wuzhong (America) Service for Cultural Education & Communication Ltd./Skybridge International Inc.

Ms. Jenny Dong
Director, Pacific Education and Cultural Exchange Center

Dr. Mingqiang Gao
Co-Director, Confucius Institute at Portland State University

Mr. David Kojo Hakam
Curriculum Specialist, Portland Public Schools Chinese Flagship Program

Ms. Kelly Huang
PSU Alumnus / CPA Candidate

Ms. Alice Yan Lee

Ms. Maihwa Francis Li

Ms. Fanny Lu
President & CEO, Rongo International

Ms. Lynne McIntyre, GRI, CIPS, ABR
Real Estate Broker, Berkshire Hathway Home Services

Mr. Jim Mei
Attorney at Law, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Ms. Wei Nathan
Owner, Fortune International Trader LLC

Ms. Bonnie Starkey
Business Development, CLIMB Center for Advancement, Portland Community College (Ret.); CardsByBonnieK

Mr. Joey Yin
Agent, NYLIFE Securities LLC, New York Life Insurance Company

Mr. Jimmy J. Zhu
President, Polytech Heating, LLC.


Mr. Hector Miramontes
International Relations, Office of Government Relations
City of Portland