FNF Alumni Coordinator Appointed Director
General of Liberal Party
|Liberal Party Director General Ms. Concepcion
Concepcion “Chit” Asis, the coordinator of the Friedrich
Naumann Foundation’s (FNF) Alumni Group in the Philippines,
has been appointed as the new director general of the Liberal
Party (LP) National Headquarters by LP President and Senate President
The Foundation’s Resident Representative Dr. Ronald Meinardus
was among the first to wish her well. “We at the liberal
Foundation are more than pleased to see an old friend in charge
at the Party’s headquarters,” said Dr. Meinardus.
Ms. Asis replaces Mr. Eleazar “Eli” Quinto, under
whose direction the relationship between the LP headquarters and
the Foundation’s Philippine office has prospered.
Before her appointment, Ms. Asis served as chief of staff of
former LP Senator and ex-Party President Wigberto “Bobby”
Tanada. During last year’s election campaign, Chit, as she
is commonly known among her many friends, played a leading
role in the Liberal Campaign Coordinating Council (L3C).
The FNF Alumni Group is a network of liberally minded
political leaders from the Philippines who have attended
leadership trainings in Germany and other countries sponsored
by the liberal Foundation. The group regularly holds lecture meetings
and social gatherings at which political and other issues are
discussed from a broader liberal angle. At present, the group
has more than 120 members.