City of Independence, Missouri

Japanese Sister City Committee


The function of this committee is to actively support the Sister City Program of Sister Cities International and seek to establish a closer more lasting relationship with the City of Higashimurayama, Japan.

Membership Information

The City Council appoints 16 members of which the Mayor and one Councilmember are appointed as ex-officio members, the remaining 14 members are appointed for overlapping three (3) year terms; said members to serve upon this committee without compensation. Residency is required, but may also be on some other board.


NameTitleCategoryExpiration Date
DeMeyer, Kristy5/1/2022
Henrich, Dustin5/1/2022
Lamb, Max5/1/2022
Newberry, Hannah5/1/2022
Pallo, Cassy5/1/2020
Schultz, BrendaTreasurer5/1/2021
Segura-Brown, JeannaeChairperson5/1/2020
Swick, Roger5/1/2021
Trimble, Rosemarie5/1/2021
Wagner, Eric5/1/2021
Van Camp, TomCouncilmemberEx Officio Member
Weir, EileenMayorEx Officio Member

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