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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 2016:

Officers:

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


Directors:

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


Committees:

Executive Committee:

Chairperson: Mr. Markus Bruderer

Mr. Urs Reinhart
Mr. Alberto Zonca
Mr. Alexandre-Cyril Manz
Mrs. Christine Hubacher, Executive Director

Social Services Committee:

Chairperson: Dr. Silvia Hafliger

Mrs. Elise Karras
Mrs. Marianne Mazzonelli
Mrs. Margrit Meagher
Mrs. Mary Jo Motyka
Mrs. Lia Wolf
Mrs. Valerie Wolfman
Mrs. Christine Hubacher, Executive Director

Scholarship Committee:

Chairperson: Mr. Ruedi Greiner

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

Development & Membership Committee:

Chairperson: Urs Reinhart

Mr. Ralf Kubli
Mr. Daniele Pedrazzoli
Mrs. Christine Hubacher, Executive Director

Fundraising Committee:

Chairperson: Mr. Markus Bruderer

Mrs. Annelies Belanger
Mr. Ralf Kubli
Mr. Andreas Maerki
Mrs. Christine Hubacher, Executive Director

Investments Committee:

Chairperson: Mr. Lorenz Lobsiger

Mr. Wolfgang Harder
Mr. Andreas Maerki