GCSCI Board Members

Connecting Columbus to the World

International Exchange

International exchange of business and government leadership.

Our Sister City

Relationships
Columbus values our sister cities as these relationships are an important gateway to expand our trade opportunities, our experiences and our world.

People to People

Development of people through art, culture, athletics and education.

Our Sister City

Relationships
Our partners understand the importance of people-to-people relationships and international connections that expand our understanding of the world and each other.

Promotion of Greater Columbus Region

Stimulating Central Ohio and Franklin County’s International success.

Our Sister City

Relationships
Barriers reduce and borders expand allowing impactful economic and cultural exchanges to flourish.

“Columbus Sister Cities International’s programs directly assist in reducing barriers and building strong relationships that lead to successful business development. By building these strong collaborations, Columbus is playing a major international role that is critical to growth in the 21st century.”

 

Andrew Ginther
Mayor of Columbus, Ohio
Honorary Chair, Greater Columbus Sister Cities International

Our Board of Directors

Cathleen Hare

Board Chair
Plante Moran

Bonnie Quist

Immediate Past Chair

Roberta Winch

Vice-Chair, Chair Elect
Columbus State Community College

Deb Scherer

Vice-Chair
One Columbus

Anthony D. Weis

Treasurer
Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease

Paul Carringer

Secretary
Caring Marketing

Jayne S. Byrnes

Member
Embrace Excellence LLC

Kessia Cericola

Member
Cericola LLC

Patrice Croci

Member
Croci Consulting, LLC

Joe Gasbarro

Member
Prime Equipment Group, Inc.

Karen Heiser

Director Emeritus
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Vinita Mehra

Director Emeritus
Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter

Danielle Milam

Member
Franklin International

Rossen Milanov

Member
Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Bonnie Milenthal

Director Emeritus
MD, LLC

Amar Pandley

Federation Of Indian Asocciates
Indian Festival Org

Sharon Reisman

Member
Schneider Downs & Co., Inc.

Joyce Steffan

Member
The Ohio State University

Laura Tegethoff

Member
360Water and OM360

Matthew Wagner

Member
TS Tech Americas, Inc.

Our Global Partners