Organs

The foundation consists of the executive board and the board of trustees.

Executive board
The executive board is generally made up of family members of the resistance circle. These are currently Moritz von Jagow, Elisabeth Ruge, Annette von Schlabrendorff and General Hans Speidel (retd). The chairman of the executive board is Prof. Dr. Robert von Steinau-Steinrück.The German Resistance Memorial Center carries out business activities on behalf of the Memorial Foundation for July 20, 1944.

Prof. Dr. Robert von
Steinau-Steinbrück
Board of trustees
The board of trustees is made up of a maximum of 15 members, consisting of family members of the resistance circle, outstanding members of society, representatives of religious communities, and a representative of the German federal government.The current members of the board of trustees are: Sophie Freifrau von Bechtolsheim, Generalmajor Josef Blotz, Superintendent Carsten Bolz, Dr. Christof Bosch, Berthold Goerdeler, Magdalena Hermes, Father Klaus Mertes SJ, Michael Roik, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schlie, Prof. Dr. Joachim Scholtyseck, Dr. Franz Graf von Schwerin von Schwanenfeld, Dr. Antje Vollmer and Dr. Agnieszka von Zanthier. The chairman is Dr. Axel Smend. The honorary chairman is Dr. Rüdiger von Voss. The previous chairmen of the board of trustees were: Emil Henk, Fritz Sänger, Eberhard Bethge, and Ludwig Freiherr von Hammerstein.

Dr. Axel Smend

 


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