Getting Involved

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The County of Santa Clara CA USA/Hsinchu County, Taiwan, Republic of China Sister County Commission currently has available seats for those interested in supporting its mission and goals.

Meetings​ are held at the County Government Center, 70 W. Hedding St. San Jose, CA, 95110, at the Isaac Newton Senter Auditorium, from 7:00 to 8:45 p.m., on the fourth Wednesday of each month.

The purpose of the Commission is to promote mutually beneficial relationships between Hsinchu County, Taiwan and our county, in the areas of arts and culture, education and technology and sustainability. Residents of Santa Clara County with a passion for strengthening the relationships in these areas between the County of Santa Clara and Hsinchu County, Taiwan, are welcome to apply.  

Those interested are invited to: 


Attend an Event  Information on upcoming events.   

Join the Mailing List​ – Receive news and upcoming events information about the County of Santa Clara/Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C., Sister County Commission.  Email to: [email protected] ​​

Become a Commissioner  If you are interested in serving as a commissioner, view information on current vacancies.  ​Once filled out, the application should be mailed to the address indicated in the application form. ​ 

Make a Donation – Your tax-deductible contribution will support the programs of the County of Santa Clara/Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C., Sister County Commission.  The County of Santa Clara encourages the creation of Sister County affiliations to promote relationships that enhance the region's international profile; encourage mutual understanding; and foster cultural, educational, technological and business exchanges between people of Santa Clara County and the people of our sister communities.

If donating by check, donations should be written to County of Santa Clara.  Please include "Hsinchu Sister County Commission" in the Memo portion. 

Mail Donations to
County of Santa Clara
Hsinchu County, Taiwan, Republic of China, Sister County Commission
Office of the County Executive
Attn: Office of Public Affairs
70 W. Hedding St., 11th Floor
San Jose, CA 95110​​​

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