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Director General Joseph C.L. Ma (馬鍾麟) Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco

Monte Jade interviews Joseph Ma as he wraps up his tour of duty as Director General for the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco. Over the last five years Joseph has tirelessly worked to build community and support the Asian community here in the Bay Area and West Coast. David Jeng, Chairman of Monte Jade West conducts the interview and thanks him for all the work he has done.

•Director-General, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco (July 2015-July 2020)

•Minister, ROC Embassy in Palau, 2014.4 – 2015.7

•Deputy Director General, Dept. of International Information Services, MOFA, 2013-14

•Deputy Director General, Dept. of NGO International Affairs, MOFA, 2012-2013

•Assistant Director General, Dept. of European Affairs, MOFA, 2010 – 2012

•Director, Passport Administration Division, Bureau of Consular Affairs, MOFA, 2009-10

•Deputy Director on Home Assignment, Dept. of International Organization, MOFA, 2009

•Deputy Director, Taipei Mission in Sweden, 2003-2009

•Secretary & Section Chief, Dept. of Personnel, MOFA, 1999-2003

•Assistant & Special Assistant, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in SF, 1989-1996

•Junior Staff, Dept. of North American Affairs, MOFA, 1987-1989

•Junior Staff, Department of Consular Affairs, MOFA, 1986-1987

•B.A., Department of Diplomacy, National Chengchi University, ROC (1980)

•M.A., Graduate School of Political Science, Chinese Culture University, ROC (1983)

•Visiting Scholar, Center for Democracy, Development and Rule of Law (CDDRL), Stanford University, USA (2010)

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