The Board of Trustees and the Advisory Boards support the Executive Committee in its work. They act as multipliers and interfaces.
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees advises and assists the Executive Committee in the planning and execution of its tasks and the basic concepts of the Association activities. It gives major impetus for the operational and strategic work and the development.
The board consists of at least 6 individuals who are appointed by the Executive Committee for a period of two years. The members of the Board of Trustees do not need to be members of the German Federal Association for Sustainability. In their role the board members support the Association as multipliers and are critical companions.
Current members of the Board of Trustees are:
- Dr. Marlene Kammerer
Research assistant at the → Chair of Policy Analysis and Environmental Governance (PEGO), → Institute of Political Science of the University of Bern (Switzerland)/→ Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research (OCCR)
- Wolfgang Keck
→ Publicist and author of numerous books and specialist articles in the field of CSR, lecturer for “Globalization, Sustainability and CSR” at the → Berlin Media Design College, activities in program development and organization of further education formats in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the → CSR Competence Center OWL
- Gudrun Laufer
Commissioner for Innovation and Technology (CIT), Personnel Development / Organizational Consulting of the Chamber of Crafts Berlin with focus on education and training, systematic corporate development, human resources, social affairs, organization
- Daniela Nguyen
Master student biochemistry, representative of → YoupaN in the Board of Trustees, the youth forum for the participation of young people in the implementation of the National Action Plan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
- Thorsten Perl
Co-founder and shareholder of → BioInspiration | Expanding the Organic Material Evolution
The duties of the Advisory Boards are primarily in its functions as a link between the German Federal Association for Sustainability and of each area represented. With regard to the content the Advisory Board's work is based in the attendance of hearings and opinions of the Association by their knowledge and expertise.
The Advisory Boards have particular importance to build the organizational structure of the Association. The composition of the Advisory Boards of different personalities with differentiated expertise and a wide range of experience ensures both the consolidation of a strategic positioning as well as answers to a wide range of issues.
The Advisory Board members serve equally as multipliers, interface and open the door to successfully convey the concerns of the Association in politics, administration, society and economy and contribute to its dissemination.