Bloomington-Normal Asahikawa Sister Cities Committee


To further international relations and goodwill between the Bloomington-Normal community and Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan, pursuant to the People to People program instituted by the United States State Department.


The Bloomington-Normal Asahikawa Sister City Committee consists of 20 members, 10 approved by the mayor and council of each community.


  • 6:30 p.m.
  • First Monday of each month.
  • Central Illinois Regional Airport, 2nd Floor Conference Room
    3201 CIRA Drive
    Bloomington, IL 61704

Members and Officers

  • Jeffrey Kroesch, Pro-Tem Chairperson 
  • Ryan Apple, Vice Chair
  • Katherine Scheck, Secretary
  • Dawn McBride, Treasurer
  • Brenda Guest
  • Kyle Silver
  • Ken Ota
  • Bennett Morris
  • Chizuko Tsukamoto
  • Steven Campbell