Christian Monsod—former Chairman of the Philippine Election Commission (COMELEC), founder of the Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) and a pioneer of the National Citizen’s Movement for Free Elections—is the 2012 recipient of the Joe C. Baxter Award.
The annual award recognizes the contribution of a professional whose skills, dedication and sacrifices to the field of election administration epitomize the mission of IFES and embody the spirit of former IFES Senior Advisor for Election Administration Joe C. Baxter.
This year’s award will be presented during an evening reception on Monday, November 5, 2012 at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Washington, D.C. This event is open only to current and former IFES staff and invited guests. For more information, call (202) 350-6872.