Our Organization

Our Organization

About Us

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Our Mission

The Los Angeles Beirut Sister Cities Committee, was established in 2006, to create a bridge of understanding and friendship between Los Angeles and Beirut. Our aim is to create opportunities for business, educational, cultural and social exchanges so both cities may continue to prosper and build towards a bright future.


Our History

The Los Angeles Beirut Sister Cities Committee, a 501(c)(3),  was established in 2006, to create a bridge of understanding and friendship between Los Angeles and Beirut. Sisterly ties were initiated on August 27, 2005 by former Los Angeles Council Member Dennis Zine and then Council President Eric Garcetti. Formal recognition was established in a signing ceremony at Nicholas Sursock Palace on June 30, 2006. Representing Beirut was Abdulmonem Al-Aris, Former President of the Beirut City Council, and former VP of the Beirut City Council, Tawfic Kfoury.


Board of Directors

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Tommy Tedros

President

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Ara Kalfyan

Vice President

George Saikali

Secretary

 

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Amira Matar

Treasurer

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Wafa Hoballah

Board Chair

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Camille Alick

Board Member

Dilara El-Assaad

Board Member

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Lina Kreidie

Board Member

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Tony Morillo

Board Member

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Joanna Nachef

Board Member

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Ferris Wehbe

Board Member

 


The Los Angeles-Beirut Sister Cities Committee, a 501(c)(3), is a non-sectarian, non-political organization, welcoming all who wish goodwill and knowledge between these two great cities, to build a brighter future together.