Brookfield International Friendship Association, Inc. (BIFA)

BIFA, formerly known as Brookfield Sister Cities Committee, is a non-profit corporation formed to create and develop partnerships with international communities. These partnerships strive to build cooperation and create an environment where our citizens, business, and officials can creatively learn through reciprocal cultural, educational, municipal, business, professional, and technical exchanges.

If you would like to talk to someone about BIFA, contact Harry Farchmin, President of BIFA at or Patti Schimmel, Brookfield City Hall at 262-787-3525 or

BIFA Website



BIFA Information

About BIFA
Mission Statement
Our Sister City…Seligenstadt, Germany

Upcoming Activities/Events

German Holiday Market 

2018 German Visitors to Brookfield

(September 22 to October 6) Details to come.

Our Travels to Germany

2017 Northern Historic Germany

Tour Flyer

Trip Photos

2015 Germany Romantic Road Tour

Trip to Germany


 Tour Flyer
 Newspaper Article

2013 Carnival Celebration Trip

  Tour Flyer
  Newspaper Article

2011 Geleitsfest Trip

Tour Flyer
  Geleitfest Flyer

  Germany 2010 Visit Overview