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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.

Ms. Lynne McIntyre GRI, CIPS, ABR, President
Real Estate Broker, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Northwest Real Estate

Mr. Robert J Fraser, Vice President
Event Logistic Consultant, Fraser Global Sourcing @ Experient

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

Alice Lee, Treasurer
MPA/CINH, Principal Consultant of New Compass LLC.

Dr. Jonathan Cooley, DBA, MBA, Immediate Past President Advantage Partners USA & Asia


Mr. Scott Benting, Sustainability and Strategy Consultant

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

Mr. Raymond Cheung, CPA Partner, Geffen Mesher & Company

Ms. Cathy Chinn, President, Excelinet, LLC.

Mr. Kevin Crotchett, Principal, Jackson Middle School

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

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

Mr. Richard (Rick) Jung Executive Director, Portland Gay Men’s Chorus

Mr. Jeffrey Kinkley Courtesy Professor of History, Courtesy Professor of World Languages and Literatures, Portland State University

Ms. Jean Ni Li Financial Advisor, Senior Marketing Director

Ms. Maihwa Francis Li
PSSCA, Resident Artist

Ms. Hong Mautz President, Chinus Cultural Productions

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

Ms. Wei Nathan
Owner, Fortune International Traders LLC

Mr. Raymond B. Torkelson Marketing & Chinese Relations at Matisse Capital

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

Mr. Jian Zhang Associate Director, Confucius Institute at Portland State University

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


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

Ms. Chido Dhliwayo
International Relations Associate
International Relations, Office of Government Relations
City of Portland


Mr. Andre Wang Attorney at Law Office of Andre M. Wang


Mr. Nicholas Chen
Ms. Conni Diack
Mr. Mike Lindberg
Mr. Phil Thompson
Congressman David Wu