Christopher Hodshire is a University Lecturer and researcher in the Social Sciences and a Community Consultant, with expertise in Cool City Initiatives and Diversity Dimensions. Hodshire views himself as a global citizen and is an ongoing advocate for international relations, reciprocal exchanges, diplomacy and education. Hodshire currently serves as the Chair of the Asan/Lansing Regional Sister Cities program with the country of South Korea. Hodshire has served on the LRSC board for more than 15 years. During that time, Hodshire served in dignitary roles for some of the exchanges and also hosted students’ nearly every year. Created the first-ever collaboration between (UN) United World College of Singapore and MMPS of Malaysia. Hodshire also currently serves on a number of other international organizations.