Raymond F. Burghardt Makes His Final Visit to Taiwan as AIT Chairman

Raymond F. Burghardt, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), is visiting Taiwan from September 11 to 15, 2016.

This is Mr. Burghardt’s 20th trip to Taiwan since his appointment as AIT Chairman in February 2006, and his final visit as AIT Chairman.  While in Taiwan, he will meet with a number of senior political and business figures.

Mr. Burghardt was the Director of AIT’s Taipei office from 1999 to 2001.  His distinguished career in public service has included assignments as the U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam and as the U.S. Consul General in Shanghai, as well as postings at U.S. embassies in Asia and Latin America.  In Washington, he served on the staff of the National Security Council.