Board of Trustees & Advisory Board

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Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees consists of 22 members. It decides all basic issues within the Foundation's remit. The Board of Trustees appoints the Director and the Advisory Board. All parliamentary parties of the German Bundestag, the German Government, the Federal State of Berlin, the Association Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, the Central Council of Jews in Germany, the Jewish Community of Berlin, the Jewish Museum Berlin, the Topography of Terror Foundation and the Working Group of Concentration Camp Memorials in Germany are represented on the Board of Trustees.

Members


Dr. Norbert Lammert

MdB, CDU/CSU
President of the German Bundestag, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees

Lea Rosh
President Association Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Vice-Chairperson of the Board of Trustees

Heinz-Joachim Aris
Central Council of Jews in Germany

Volker Beck
MdB, Bündnis '90/Die Grünen
Parliamentary Secretary of the Bündnis '90/Die Grünen Parliamentary Group

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Benz
Guest member in an advisory capacity

Ute Bertram
MdB, CDU/CSU

Prof. Dr. Peter Schäfer
Director Jewish Museum, Berlin

Dr. Gideon Joffe
Jewish Community of Berlin

Kay Forster
Association Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Prof. Monika Grütters
MdB, CDU/CSU
Minister of State, Government Commissioner for Cultural Affairs and Media

Dr. Eva Högl
MdB, SPD

Prof. Dr. Eberhard Jäckel
Association Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Prof. Dr. Salomon Korn
Vice President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany

Andrea Lindholz
MdB, CDU/CSU

Regula Lüscher
Senate Building Director, Senate Berlin


Dr. Thomas de Maizière

Federal Minister of the Interior

Prof. Dr. Günter Morsch
Director
Brandenburg Memorial Foundation, Director Memorial Site Sachsenhausen, Representative of the Working Group of Concentration Camp Memorials in Germany

Elisabeth Motschmann
MdB, CDU/CSU

Prof. Dr. Andreas Nachama
Director Topography of Terror Foundation, Berlin


Petra Pau
MdB, Die Linke

Tim Renner

Minister of State for Cultural Affairs, Government Berlin

StM Michael Roth

MdB, SPD
Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office

Kai Wegner
MdB, CDU/CSU

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of the Foundation for the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe consists of representatives of 13 different institutions and social groupings, including survivors' associations, historical research institutes, museums, memorial centres and youth groups. The commission's spokesperson is Professor Wolfgang Benz, former Director of the Centre for Research into Anti-Semitism at the Technical University in Berlin. The main focus of the Board’s work is on ensuring that all victims of Nazi persecution are included in the Foundation's programme and that the discrimination, persecution, deportation and extermination of fellow human beings is kept alive in public memory.

Members


Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Benz
Advisory Board Spokesperson

Lea Rosh
President Association Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Prof. Dr. Waclaw Dlugoborski
Curator at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum

Günter Dworek
Spokesperson for the Lesbian and Gay Federation in Germany

Prof. Dr. Bernd Faulenbach

President of the Historical Commission of the SPD

Dr. Detlef Garbe
Director of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial

Margret Hamm
Chairperson of the Bund der »Euthanasie«-Geschädigten und
Zwangssterilisierten e. V.

Christoph Heubner
Executiv Vice-President, International Auschwitz Committee

Dr. Norbert Kampe
former Director, House of the Wannsee Conference

Sonja Lahnstein-Kandel
Executive Partner
STEP 21 - Youth Initiative for Tolerance and Responsibility

Dr. Rolf Surmann
Federal Association of the Victims of the NS Military Judicial System

Prof. Dr. Horst Möller
Former Director, Institute for Contemporary History

Dr. Jörg Skriebeleit
Director of the Flossenbürg Concentration Camp Memorial