Tucson Mexico Sister Cities

In 1956 Dwight D. Eisenhower established the "Sister Cities Program" to promote greater understanding and peace among citizens throughout the world. Tucson embraced this vision and has adopted formal relations with communities in Hungary, Kazakhstan, Spain, Ireland, Greece and Mexico.

The Tucson-Mexico Sister Cities Committee has enjoyed a very special relationship with Guadalajara, Jalisco since 1972, Ciudad Obregón, Sonora since 1980 and now Mazatlan, Sinaloa and Puerto Peñasco, Sonora.

"Increased collaboration with our friends in Mexico presents outstanding opportunities for our cities. Our shared interests are the foundation of our strong relationship."
- Mayor Bob Walkup, City Of Tucson

We are looking for new board of directors members to serve on the TMSC leadership team!

Calling all energetic individuals who believe in our mission and are willing to give of their time to a very worthy cause, and who love to have fun at the same time. Must have been a sister cities member for at least a year. Please contact Donna Whitman if you are interested or have questions: (520)548-8881 or whitval@cox.net

TMSC Leadership...

Donna Whitman - President, Mazatlan Chair

Jose Luis Hernandez - Vice President

Frank Valenzuela - Treasurer

Kim Hernandez - Recording Secretary

Amy Lopez - Membership Chair

Patricia Benton - Corresponding Secretary

Susie Arreola - Board Member

Mike Weber - Board Member

Honorary Advisory Board Members...

Ricardo Pineda Albarran, Cónsul de Mexico en Tucson

Supervisor Ray Caroll, Pima County District 4

Supervisor Richard Elías, Pima County District 5

Lic. J. Felipe Garcia, Director, Visit Tucson/Vamos a Tucson

Betty Villegas, Pima County Housing Program Manager

Paul Cicala, KVOA Sports Director

Corporate Members...

Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation of Old Tucson

Bernal Law Firm

Community Investment Corporation

Visit Tucson

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