Founded on January 18, 1987 to enhance the dialogue between leading citizens of Dallas and the practitioners and analysts of foreign policy, DCFR was established by Richard W. Fisher, Chairman | Philip O’B. Montgomery, Secretary & Dennis J. O’Brien, Program Director.

Since our founding in 1987, we have had the honor of hosting speakers from all over the world representing numerous countries and their governments.

We are honored and take pride in a long-standing tradition of being the first and premier global affairs organization in Dallas. 

Learn more about past programs and some of our influential speakers under Milestone Moments.