Joseph Santiago

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Joseph Santiago
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Catanduanes' Lone District
In office
June 30, 2001 – June 30, 2010
Preceded by Leandro Verceles, Jr.
Succeeded by Cesar Sarmiento
Commissioner of the National Telecommunications Commission
In office
December 16, 1998 – February 8, 2001
Appointed by Joseph Estrada
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded by Ponciano Cruz, Jr.
Succeeded by Agustin Bengzon
Personal details
Born (1964-12-19) December 19, 1964 (age 52)
Political party Nationalist People's Coalition

Joseph A. Santiago (born December 19, 1964) is a Filipino politician. A member of the Nationalist People's Coalition, he has been elected to three terms as a Member of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, representing the Lone District of Catanduanes. First elected in 2001, he was re-elected in 2004 and 2007.

A graduate of the San Beda College of Law, Santiago was formerly an executive with the Pilipino Telephone Corporation. In 1998, he was appointed by President Joseph Estrada as Commissioner of the National Telecommunications Commission, and he served in that capacity until his election to Congress. From 1997 to 1998, Santiago served as team manager of the Mobiline Cellulars professional basketball team in the Philippine Basketball Association.


Preceded by
Leandro Verceles, Jr.
Representative, Lone District of Catanduanes
Succeeded by
Cesar V. Sarmiento