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Board of Directors

Please also visit the official BeVolunteer Board of Directors page to read more about the powers and tasks of the Board of Directors

The current Board of Directors (BoD) consisting of 5 people who are elected for the period of one year.

Read an interview with this BoD

Members and roles for the term 2015-2016

Executive

Anja - duesseldorf

Anja is our spokesperson and chairwoman. She coordinates the BoD and represents BeVolunteer, the non-profit association running BeWelcome, in all acts of civil and administrative life, and in legal proceedings if necessary. Together with all other BoD members, she takes decisions and makes sure they are implemented. She supervises the BoD processes and takes care that all legal requirements are fulfilled correctly. Her main objectives are to uphold and strengthen BeWelcome's core values of being non-profit, transparent, and democratic and to support and further BeWelcome's development to be ready for a promising future of non-profit hospitality. In case of temporary or permanent incapacity, the Executive delegate is replaced by the Secretary Delegate, who in this case holds the same powers, until the BoD names a new Executive Delegate.

Secretary

Lukas - amnesiac84

Lukas writes our meeting minutes, documents BoD processes and decisions, and drafts the BoD correspondence. Together with the Vice Secretary, he informs the BeWelcome and BeVolunteer members as well as the interested public about the activities of the BoD and important developments in BeWelcome and BeVolunteer, e.g. by publishing newsletters, community news, etc.

Vice Secretary

Gianni - girandoliere

Gianni will help out Lukas with writing communiqué's, preparing the agenda for official meetings and writing the minutes.

Treasurer

See also: Finances

Johannes - wind

Johannes is crunching the numbers. Under the supervision of the Executive he manages our assets, keeps track of all donations, pays our invoices, and keeps an account of all financial activities. He prepares financial reports and drafts an annual budget. He regularly reports to the whole BoD which verifies the management of the finances. When he is absent, he is replaced by a member of the BoD.

Volunteer Coordinators

Gianni - girandoliere

Gianni will mainly be the link to the Safety Team, Moderation Team, Translation Team, NMBW Team, Support Team and the System Administrators. Together with Johannes he will focus on improving volunteering structures and communication and cooperation in teams, between different teams, and between teams and the BoD. One of the main tasks is to keep the volunteers motivated, prevent or solve problems before they get big.

Johannes - wind

Johannes will mainly be the link to the Communication Team, Redesign Team, Dev Team, Testing Team and the Suggestion Team. Together with Gianni he will will focus on improving volunteering structures and communication and cooperation in teams, between different teams, and between teams and the BoD. One of the main tasks is to keep the volunteers motivated, prevent or solve problems before they get big.

Volunteer Recruiter

Sammie - sammiekong

Sammie will focus on finding and inviting the right volunteer(s) to fulfil the volunteer task(s), such as inviting and encouraging local volunteers to get involved in other teams like the New Members BeWelcome team or the Translation team. She will also help volunteers to set up BeWelcome gatherings and assisting with the organization of volunteer events, e.g. work camps, hackathons, unconferences etc.

Former BoD periods

Information about the former Boards of Directors can be found here:

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