SPEAKERS

Montserrat Caballero Ramírez
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Montserrat Caballero Ramírez

Mayor of Tijuana

Todd Gloria
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Todd Gloria

Mayor of San Diego

Aaron Combs
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Aaron Combs

SANDISCA Youth Ambassador and Youth Panelist Lead

Andy Carey
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Andy Carey

Executive Director of the U.S.-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership (BPP)

Mr. Alejandro Luna A.
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Mr. Alejandro Luna A.

Partner - Santamarina+Steta

Ambassador Carlos González Gutiérrez
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Ambassador Carlos González Gutiérrez

Consul General of Mexico in San Diego

Ariel Ruiz
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Ariel Ruiz

Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute

Carlos de la Mora
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Carlos de la Mora

CEO, World Design Capital

Carmen Favela
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Carmen Favela

CEO, Border X Brewing

Christine Brady
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Christine Brady

President, The Americas Foundation

Dr. Everard Meade
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Dr. Everard Meade

Director of Proceso Pacífico

Enrique Chiu
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Enrique Chiu

Ernesto Bravo
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Ernesto Bravo

President of Tecma’s West Division

Eva A. Millona
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Eva A. Millona

Assistant Secretary for Partnership and Engagement at U.S. Department of Homeland

Gloria Esparza
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Gloria Esparza

Environmental and International Law Professor, Universidad Autónoma De Baja California–Tijuana Campus

Isaac Artenstein
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Isaac Artenstein

Producer and Director

J.J. Childress
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J.J. Childress

Community Engagement Manager, Microsoft

Jerry Sanders
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Jerry Sanders

President and Chief Executive Officer of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

José Galicot Behar
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José Galicot Behar

Founder, Tijuana Innovadora

Kenia Zamarripa
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Kenia Zamarripa

Executive Director of International Business Affairs at the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

Leroy R. Allala
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Leroy R. Allala

President and CEO of Sister Cities International

Manny Pelaez-Prada
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Manny Pelaez-Prada

Councilmember, City of San Antonio

Mario Porras
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Mario Porras

Director of Binational Affairs, El Paso Community Foundation + Summit Co-Chair

Mario Torero
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Mario Torero

Artist and Activist

Michael McQuary
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Michael McQuary

Sister Cities International Board Member+ Summit Co-Chair

Peter Svarzbein
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Peter Svarzbein

Chair, Sister Cities International

Dr. Stanley Rodriguez
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Dr. Stanley Rodriguez

Director of the Kumeyaay Community College

Rafael Fernández de Castro
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Rafael Fernández de Castro

Director of the Center for U.S. - Mexican Studies School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California–San Diego

Sean Elo-Rivera
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Sean Elo-Rivera

Council President, City of San Diego, District 9

Teri Simmons
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Teri Simmons

Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Todd Clever
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Todd Clever

American Rugby Player of the Decade for 2000-2009

Tommy Gonzalez
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Tommy Gonzalez

City Manager El Paso, Texas

Andrew Patterson
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Andrew Patterson

Senior Director, Bloom Energy

Bobby Perez
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Bobby Perez

Chief Legal officer, San Antonio Spurs

Ximena Lopez
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Ximena Lopez

Founder, Mexica Cervecería Artesanal

Diana Puetz
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Diana Puetz

Vice President of Public Affairs, San Diego Padres

Gracyn Hunt
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Gracyn Hunt

2022 Grand Prize Winner of the Sister Cities International Young Artists and Authors Showcase ( youth panel on Wednesday)

Jeff Riles
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Jeff Riles

Director of Energy Markets, Microsoft

Andrea Rincón
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Andrea Rincón

Founder the Border Youth Collective

Marcela Celorio
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Marcela Celorio

Consul General of Mexico in Los Angeles

Mario Lopez
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Mario Lopez

Director of External Markets, Lenova and Sempra Energy

Aren Turpening
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Aren Turpening

Director of Market Strategy, Bloom Energy

Armando Ayala Robles
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Armando Ayala Robles

Mayor, Ensenada, Baja California

James Brown
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James Brown

Owner, Bread and Salt

Carlos Jaramillo
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Carlos Jaramillo

President, Tijuana EDC

Diana Cuevas
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Diana Cuevas

Socia Fundadora, Legal Core

Fernando Orozco Lara
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Fernando Orozco Lara

Mayor, City of Parras, Coahuila

Ignacio B. Campos Equiha
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Ignacio B. Campos Equiha

Mayor, Uruapan, Michoacan

Javier Gomez
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Javier Gomez

Senior Advisor of Policy and Council Affairs, San Diego, California

Leroy Cavazos
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Leroy Cavazos

Vice President of Government and International Affairs, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Oscar Leeser
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Oscar Leeser

Mayor, El Paso, Texas

Rita Fernandez
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Rita Fernandez

Executive Director, Office of Immigrant Affairs, City of San Diego

Sherry Dowlatshahi
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Sherry Dowlatshahi

Chief Diplomacy & Protocol Officer / Head of Global Engagement, City of San Antonio

Cecilia Elizabeth Bernal Murrieta
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Cecilia Elizabeth Bernal Murrieta

Consul General Thomas E. Reott
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Consul General Thomas E. Reott

Consul General of the United States in Tijuana

Elizabeth Triggs
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Elizabeth Triggs

Director of Economic Development, City of El Paso

Sukheys Vazquez Ortiz
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Sukheys Vazquez Ortiz

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