Structure

The Society of Friends of Bayreuth is a non-profit organization.

It has 3 executive bodies:

  • The General Meeting of Members, which convenes at least once a year. All Friends are invited to attend. It has the power to amend the association’s statutes and to elect the members of the Board of Trustees.
  • The Board of Trustees, composed of at least 10 members, elected for 5 renewable years.
    • Only attendees at the General Meeting are eligible.
    • The mayor of Bayreuth, the Chairman of the International Association of Wagner Society as well as the Board of Management members are automatically Trustees.
    • The Board of Trustees elects the Board of Management and ratifies its actions, supports it in management of the association, approves the accounts, and offers suggestions for the election of new members to the Board of Trustees.
    • It elects a Chairman and up to 2 deputy chairmen from among its members. Gerhard Wiesheu was elected Chairman in 2013.
  • The Board of Management, composed of 5 members maximum, including a Chairman, elected for 5 renewable years by the Board of Trustees. Georg Freiherr von Waldenfels has been Chairman since 2010.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Gerhard Wiesheu • Vorsitzender, Bad Homburg
Dr. Lutz Raettig • stellvertretender Vorsitzender, Frankfurt am Main

Prof. Dr. Dr. Andreas Barner • Ingelheim
Dr. Clemens Börsig • Frankfurt am Main
David E. Dodge • Scottsdale, USA
Horst Eggers • Bayreuth
Dr. Joachim Faber • Frankfurt am Main
Prof. Dr. Dr. Engelbert Heitkamp • Essen
Staatsministerin Melanie Huml • München
Dr. Joh. Christian Jacobs • Hamburg
Janina Kugel • München
Oberbürgermeisterin Brigitte Merk-Erbe • Bayreuth
Margot Müller • Würzburg
Dr. Arend Oetker • Berlin
Michael Reuther • Frankfurt am Main
Gisbert Rühl • Essen
Reinhold Schulte • Dortmund
Patrick Schwarz-Schütte • Düsseldorf
James Thurmond Smithgall • New York, USA
Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp • Darmstadt
Prof. Dr. Dieter H. Vogel • Düsseldorf
Dr. Wolfgang Wagner • Bayreuth

EHRENMITGLIEDER

Dr. Ewald Hilger • Düsseldorf
Dr. Heribert Johann • Ingelheim
Margot Müller • Würzburg
Dr. Karl Gerhard Schmidt • Neudrossenfeld


BOARD OF MANAGEMENT

Dr. Georg Freiherr von Waldenfels, Vorsitzender •München
Philipp Freise • London, UK
Dr. Dirk Schmalenbach • Frankfurt am Main


OFFICE

Ina Besser-Eichler, Management
Pierre Soldatenko
Kirsti Neumüller

Festspielhügel 6 • 95445 Bayreuth • Allemagne (Germany)
Postfach 10 04 18 • 95404 Bayreuth • Allemagne (Germany)
Tel. + 49 (0) 921 – 229 23 • Fax + 49 (0) 921 – 130 90 • kontakt@freunde-bayreuth.orgBlog