The 46th Members Program featured Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. in conversation with National Committee President Stephen Orlins, where
the ambassador shared his thoughts on the current state of U.S.-China
relations, China’s leadership transition this fall, and his time as
ambassador in Beijing. With the 2012 presidential election in full swing
and U.S.- China relations emerging as an issue, the timing could not be

Most recently a presidential candidate, Ambassador Huntsman served as
the U.S. ambassador to China and Singapore, governor of Utah, and
deputy U.S. trade representative. He has recently joined the boards of
the Ford Motor Company and Caterpillar, and we are pleased that he has
agreed to become a director of the National Committee on U.S.-China