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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. Candidates should be of Swiss decent or with close ties to Switzerland and will be asked to submit an updated Curriculum Vitae for review. 


Board of Directors:

Current members of the board with terms through 2022:


Officers:

Honorary President:
President:
Vice President:
Treasurer:
Secretary:
  Ambassador Markus Börlin
Johanna Reinhart
Ruedi Greiner
Alberto Zonca
Alexandre-Cyril Manz


Directors:

Richard Daetwiler
Peggy Gubelmann   
Wolfgang Harder
Ralf Kubli
Marianne Mazzonelli

 

Daniele Pedrazzoli
Lorenz Lobsiger
Andreas Maerki
Valerie Wolfman
 


Committees:

Executive Committee:

Chairperson: Johanna Reinhart

     Ruedi Greiner
     Alberto Zonca
     Alexandre-Cyril Manz
     Markus Bruderer, Executive Director

Social Services Committee:

Chairperson: Valerie Wolfman

     Elise Karras
     Marianne Mazzonelli
     Mary Jo Motyka
     Adrian Egger, Consul
     Markus Bruderer, Executive Director

Scholarship Committee:

Chairperson: Ruedi Greiner

     Peggy Gubelmann
     Dolf Herger, President SBS Philadelphia
     André Hurni
     Hans Kaeser
     Dr. Hugo Kaufmann
     Markus Bruderer, Executive Director

Development & Membership Committee:

Chairperson: Johanna Reinhart

     Ralf Kubli
     Daniele Pedrazzoli
     Markus Bruderer, Executive Director

Fundraising Committee:

Chairperson: Markus Bruderer

     Ralf Kubli
     Andreas Maerki
     Daniele Pedrazzoli
     Markus Bruderer, Executive Director

Investments Committee:

Chairperson: Lorenz Lobsiger

     Andreas Maerki
     Markus Bruderer, Executive Director