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Board of Directors and Committees

The Swiss Benevolent Society of New York is governed by a board of directors. The Society is organized into committees which govern issues related to Social Services, Scholarships, Investments, Membership and Fundraising. These committees meet regularly to achieve the goals and objectives of the overall organization.

Individuals interested in becoming involved with the Swiss Benevolent Society of New York as a board member, or to serve on a committee, should contact our Executive Director, Christine Hubacher. Candidates should be of Swiss decent or with close ties to Switzerland and will be asked to submit an updated Curriculum Vitae for review. For additional questions, please request to speak to Christine Hubacher at 212-246-0655. 

Board of Directors:

Current members of the board with terms through 2018:

Officers:

Honorary President:
President:
Vice President:
Treasurer:
Secretary:
  Ambassador André Schaller
Markus Bruderer
Johanna Reinhart
Alberto Zonca
Alexandre-Cyril Manz


Directors:

Annelies Belanger
Ruedi Greiner
Peggy Gubelmann
Wolfgang Harder
Ralf Kubli
  Marianne Mazzonelli
Daniele Pedrazzoli
Lorenz Lobsiger
Andreas Maerki
Valerie Wolfman


Committees:

Executive Committee:

Chairperson: Markus Bruderer

Johanna Reinhart
Alberto Zonca
Alexandre-Cyril Manz
Christine Hubacher, Executive Director

Social Services Committee:

Interim Chairperson: Valerie Wolfman

Elise Karras
Marianne Mazzonelli
Margrit Meagher
Mary Jo Motyka
Rosalia Wolf, Consul
Christine Hubacher, Executive Director

Scholarship Committee:

Chairperson: Ruedi Greiner

Annelies Belanger
Peggy Gubelmann
Dolf Herger, President SBS Philadelphia
André Hurni
Hans Kaeser
Dr. Hugo Kaufmann
Christine Hubacher, Executive Director

Development & Membership Committee:

Chairperson: Johanna Reinhart

Ralf Kubli
Daniele Pedrazzoli
Christine Hubacher, Executive Director

Fundraising Committee:

Chairperson: Markus Bruderer

Annelies Belanger
Ralf Kubli
Andreas Maerki
Daniele Pedrazzoli
Christine Hubacher, Executive Director

Investments Committee:

Chairperson: Lorenz Lobsiger

Wolfgang Harder
Andreas Maerki