This Sister Cities Committee has a membership of 30 with 15 per subcommittee. Members serve 4-year terms. The Sister Cities Committee was established to create a Sister Cities affiliation and to promote public interest in the program. In April 1987, the Sister Cities Foundation of Pocatello, Inc. was certified to allow the Committee to conduct fund-raising activities. Pocatello's sister cities are Iwamizawa, Hokkaido, Japan and Kwaremanguel, Burkina Faso, Africa.