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Mr. Ichal Supriadi, Executive Director Email:,

He is currently the Executive Director of the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL), based in Bangkok, Thailand. He's attends and managing more than 30 international elections observation mission in the country across Asia since 1998. He first engaged with Indonesian student movement 1998, which brought his to his work on elections monitoring with KIPP Indonesia which subsequently entrusted to coordinates observation in West-Jakarta (1998 – 2001), and further to manage Jakarta Branch (2003-2006) before he joined ANFREL in 2006. Currently he is also active to promoting democracy and human rights in the region, co-founder of INDEPT Indonesia (2012) and Advisor Council of Human Rights Alliance (HRA) of Pakistan (, and currently entrusted in the Steering Committee of Asian Democracy Network (ADN), an umbrella organization of various regional network in the Asia. (

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Chandanie Watawala, Program Officer, Asian Network for Free Elections Chandanie2016Profile

ChandanieWatawala is a Sri Lankan who works with Asian Network For Free Elections since 2013. Who has been involved in international election observation nearly eight years starting from Thailand election in 2007. She has been working with Caritas SrI Lanka as a National Coordinator for Human Rights before joining ANFREL. She has completed her Master Degree in Human Rights from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.


Mr. Pongsak Chanon, Logistics Coordinator, Pongsak2016Profile Email:

Pongsak has been working in civil society for 24 years working on various issues such as women, children, and the youth. He was also a researcher on Human Rights issues He has been working with ANFREL since 2002 and has joined in more than 35 elections observation missions across Asia. Pongsak actively promotes democratic elections principles and has initiated a Democracy & Election watchdog group “We Watch Thailand” which engages the youth movement in Thailand.........................



Mr.Karel Jiaan Antonio  Program Officer for Campaign and Advocacy, Email:

Karel is a graduate (2014) from the University of the Philippines in Manila with a degree in Political Science. During his undergraduate years, he worked for the official student publication as a writer covering issues on human rights and culture. His passion for democracy work began when he became an intern for the National Citizens’ Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL), the first citizens-led election monitoring organization in the world. After graduating, he worked as a writer and researcher for NAMFREL for two years and participated in good governance projects of the organization such as government procurement monitoring. His research interests include democracy and democratization, social movements, good governance and youth and culture issues.



Ms. Sirirak Preedametawong, Finance Officer  Sirirak2016Profile

Sirirak Preedametawong has been working with ANFREL since 2005. She is working as Financial office who work on the Organization's finances.She has worked on finances Elections in Afghanistan, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Cambodia, Nepal and Myanmar and will work with the external Accountants and Auditors as required.




.Mr.Narong sman, Office - IT/Web narongEmail:

Narong Sman has been working with ANFREL since 2011. He is working as ...position... who is provide technical support to an organization's employees and train non-technical workers on the organization's information systems. Duties of an information technology specialist can include network management, software development. And also provide similar services related to software, hardware, databases, Web resources, networks and enterprise systems.



RatchaditRatchadit Rakchat, IT Officer of Asian Electoral Resource Center (AERC)

Ratchadit Rakchat is an IT officer of Asian Elections Research Center (AERC). He earned a master's degree in environmental management from National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Thailand. He had also completed the web development certification from Thammasart University, Thailand. He had volunteered to conduct IT trainings for NGOs, to help setting up an IT network as well as to create and maintain the website for NGOs. He was also one of a volunteer at the establishment of ANFREL and officially joined ANFREL as an IT Officer since 2005. Till the present, he has joined more than 10 ANFREL election observation missions across Asia.


 ChompunutChompunut Chalieobun, Project assistant of Asian Electoral Resource Center (AERC) Email :

Chompunut has been volunteering with ANFREL since 2007 as election observer and assistant in several Election Observation Missions. She is now a project assistant under Asian Electoral Resource Center. Previously, Chompunut worked for a local organization in Southern Thailand focusing on international voluntary service with local and international youth volunteers.

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