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International Relations Commission

Our Vision
The City of Holland connected to and growing with the wider world.

Our Mission
We build and maintain meaningful relationships between the people of Holland and the wider world through cultural educational and professional contact.

Our Values
Respect: We commit to the highest levels of courtesy and fairness for those who serve on this commission and those whom this commission serves.
Reliability: We fulfill our commitments to ourselves, Holland residents, its government, and our local and global partners.
Collaboration: We seek great ideas and resources in our community and beyond our borders.
Hospitality: We strive to make Holland a welcoming community for everyone.”

Meetings
The International Relations Commission meets regularly on the first Thursday of every month at 4:30pm at City Hall. These are public meetings. All residents are invited and encouraged to attend and participate in all activities of the Commission. Comments and suggestions are welcome on any topic before the Commission.

Current Members, 2014-2015:

  • Kavy Lenon, Chair
  • Kathy Beal
  • Bin Lim
  • Amy Otis-De Grau
  • Patricia Strachan
  • Wesley McGee
  • TBA, Student Representative
  • TBA, Student Representative
     

City Staff:

Nardy Baeza Bickel, International Relations Coordinator
David Hoekstra, City Council Liaison
Mayor Kurt D. Dykstra, Ex-Officio

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