Sister Cities Committee

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The Sister Cities Committee develops, encourages and promotes educational and cultural exchanges between the Cities of Dundee, Scotland; Helsingborg, Sweden and the City of Alexandria; and coordinates activities within the City relating to these exchanges. The Committee meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m., and participates in the Christmas Walk and Scottish Games.

Number of Members:



  • 16 Voting members:
    • 14 Citizen Members
    • 2 Members from the Alexandria-Gyumri Sister City Committee
     Non-Voting Member: 1 City Council Member

Term of Service:

2-year term

City Staff Contact:

Gretchen Bulova, Office of Historic Alexandria, 703-746-4737

List of Members:

  • Stacie Andersen
  • Paul Anderson
  • William Booz
  • John Chapman
  • Eric Compton
  • Christopher Doorley
  • Maureen Dugan, Chair
  • Melissa Kelly
  • Hannah Reese Ledesma
  • Dana Linnet
  • Elizabeth Overmeyer
  • Esther Petrilli-Massey
  • John Scales
  • Leslie Tourigny

For further information about the responsibilities of this board or commission, or to apply to serve on this board or commission, contact Gloria Sitton in the City Clerk's Office at 703.746.4550.