• Basic page

    Steve Orlins has been president of the National Committee since 2005. Prior to that, he was the managing director of Carlyle Asia and the chairman of the board of Taiwan Broadband Communications, one of Taiwan's largest cable television and high speed internet providers. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Orlins was a senior advisor to AEA Investors Inc., a New York based leveraged buyout firm, with responsibility for AEA's business activities throughout Asia.

  • Basic page

    The National Committee's knowledgeable staff has decades of collective experience working with and creating programs for mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Staffers come to the Committee with a variety of experiences, including from both the public and private sectors. Please follow the links on the right to learn more.  

  • Basic page

    The National Committee on United States-China Relations is a nonprofit educational organization that encourages understanding of China and the United States between citizens of both countries. The Committee's continuity of experience and depth of associations with senior officials and distinguished citizens of China and the United States make it a unique national resource. Established in 1966 by a broad coalition of scholars and civic, religious, and business leaders, the Committee was founded in the belief that vigorous debate of China policy among Americans was essential and that balanced public education could clarify U.S. interests and strengthen our foreign policy. Similarly, the founders believed that over time dialogue with Chinese citizens would enhance mutual understanding, a basic requirement for stable and productive relations.

  • Basic page

    The National Committee on United States-China Relations promotes understanding and cooperation between the United States and Greater China in the belief that sound and productive Sino-American relations serve vital American and world interests.

  • Basic page
  • Basic page

    For press inquiries, please contact: Joseph Weed Director of Communications ​jweed@ncuscr.org 646-604-8001

  • Basic page

    For more than half a century, the National Committee has been on the front lines of the dynamic Sino-American relationship, from the historic U.S. tour of the Chinese table tennis team to President Xi Jinping's 2015 visit to Seattle. Throughout our history, we have fostered constructive relations for the benefit of both countries and the global community. As the relationship has evolved and grown in complexity over time, the National Committee has responded to immediate crises and systemic shifts by providing a platform for dialogue and by creating relevant, high-impact programs.

  • Program Iteration / CHINA Town Hall

    The inaugural CHINA Town Hall webcast speaker was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Christensen. The discussion was moderated by National Committee President Stephen A. Orlins. Video no longer available.

Filter by tags:

Connect with Us

Support Us

The National Committee on United States-China Relations, Inc., welcomes financial and in-kind contributions. The Committee is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and, as such, donations to it are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.