October 27, 2011 | Leave a comment The new SCI President and CEO was officially named at the SCI Board Meeting in Riverside, California. Her name is Mary D. Kane. She will begin her appointment with Sister Cities International on Monday, October 24, 2011. CONGRATS GO OUT TO our two Illinois Sister Cities who won awards at the SCI conference this summer. Chicago-Best Overall Program Carbondale-Innovation Award for Arts & Culture.