Tasks of the Policy Advisory Board

The Policy Advisory Board specifically holds the following tasks:

(a) Represent the objectives and the agenda of the exposure and dialogue programmes in politics, the civil society, the private sector and in the Churches;
(b) being EDP participants, establish contact with competent persons from politics, the civil society, the private sector and the Churches;
(c) support the efforts in implementing EDP results.

Members of the Policy Advisory Board of the Exposure- und Dialogprogramme e.V.

Term of office 2013 – 2017

  1. StMin a.D. Armin Laschet MdL (spokesman)
    Chairman Christian Democratic Union, Landesverband Nordrhein-Westfalen
  2. MP Ingrid Fischbach
    German Bundestg
  3. LT-Präs a.D. Alois Glück
    President Zentralkomitee der deutschen Katholiken (ZdK/Central Committee of the German Catholics)
  4. StMin a.D. Tanja Gönner
    Spokeswoman of the Managemment Board, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
  5. Fritz Grobien
    President Bremen Cotton Exchange
  6. MP StMin a.D. Bärbel Höhn
    German Bundestag
  7. Prelate Dr. Karl Jüsten
    Head of the Commissariat of German Bishops / Catholic Office Berlin
  8. PSt'in a.D. Christa Nickels
    Former Federal Drugs Commissioner
  9. Dr. Hans Reckers
    Senior of Counsel Olswang Germany LLP
  10. Karl-Sebastian Schulte
    Managing Director of the Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks (ZdH)
  11. Ingrid Sehrbrock
    Former Deputy Chairwoman Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB/Federation of German Trade Unions)
  12. Dr. Willi Steul
    Director-General Deutschlandradio
  13. MP Peter Weiß
    German Bundestag
  14. MP Dagmar Ziegler
    German Bundestag

Permanent guest:

  1. Michael Steeb
    Chairman Management Board, Exposure- und Dialogprogramme e.V.

(as of: September 2014)

Armin Laschet, new spokesman of the board of trustees (2013-2017)

former minister president Dr.h.c. Erwin Teufel, former spokesman of the board of trustees of the EDP e.V. (2009-2013)