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Kristi Heim appointed new Executive Director of the Washington State China Relations Council
SEATTLE, WA - The Washington State China Relations Council is pleased to announce that Kristi Heim has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Council, following Joe Borich's retirement earlier this year. "I am thrilled and honored to become the director of the Washington State China Relations Council," Ms. Heim said. "I have come to appreciate the important role the organization has played over its 35-year history, as well as its incredible potential to engage more people in building bridges between our state and China into the future."

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