Former Regional Director, Elections and Political Processes

Tim Meisburger left the Foundation in October 2017.

Meisburger was formerly The Asia Foundation’s regional director for Elections and Political Processes. Based in Washington, DC, Meisburger provided support for democracy programming across Asia, including technical assistance for democratization-related projects in Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Thailand, Philippines, Japan, Cambodia, East Timor, and Indonesia.

Tim Meisburger managed the Foundation’s civil society assistance programs for the 1998 Cambodian National Election, and the 1999 Indonesia National Election. Prior to joining the Foundation, Meisburger worked as an election administrator for the UNTAC mission in Cambodia in 1992-1993, and for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in Bosnia in 1996. In 1994, he worked as a political party trainer and observer in the South African election. In addition to his election work, Meisburger has been involved in international development and humanitarian relief.

Education: Master’s degree in International Administration from the School for International Training, World Learning; Brattleboro, Vermont.