July 15, 2021
Sandra Oudkirk Assumes Position as AIT Director
On July 15, 2021, Ms. Sandra Oudkirk assumed the position of Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT). Director Oudkirk will report for duty after completing fourteen days of quarantine and seven days of self-health management, based on the regulations of the Taiwan Central Epidemic Command Center’s COVID-19 Prevention Program. She brings with her a wealth of experience from her 30-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service, a deep understanding of the East Asian and Pacific region, and a commitment to and passion for diplomacy. She looks forward to building on the successes of her predecessors and to further advancing the U.S.-Taiwan relationship.