Supervisory board of KOLPING INTERNATIONAL Cooperation e.V.


The following persons were elected onto the supervisory board during the Meeting of Members of the KOLPING INTERNATIONAL Cooperation e.V. on October 11, 2013:


Dr. Hildegard Hagemann
German Commission for Justice and Peace (Germany)

Member of various committees. Contributes her expertise in questions relating toDecent Work and diverse fields of development policy.  In the Commission for Justiceand Peace she is, amongst other things, responsible for the area field Development. For many years she has been a delegate and representative for KOLPING to the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Geneva and therefore already knows the work of KOLPING INTERNATIONAL. Work priorities:  Decent Work, Rural Development, Rights of women migrant workers and domestic staff.
She is not a Kolping member.

Prof. Dr. Bernd Halfar
Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Germany)

Member of supervisory boards and scientific advisory bodies of social undertakings;advisory board of the magazine “Social Economy” in the NOMOS Publishing House;and of the German Association of Management and Controlling in the Social Economy;senior partner of the management consultancy xit GmbH in Nuremberg and Berlin.
Fields of activity:  Impact-oriented Controlling, Social Return on Investment Calculation, Service Productivity, Financing Theory regarding Merit Goods.
He is not a Kolping member.

Dr. Hermann Steiner
Bureau Plattner, Auditor and Tax Consultant, Lawyers (South Tyrol – Italy)

Partner in the Bureau Plattner. Has been working as a registered accountant and tax consultant since 1978. He studied business administration at the University of Verona and speaks German, English, and Italian.
Areas of activity:  National and International Fiscal Law, Company Law, Accounting, Mergers & Acquisitions.
He is a member of the Kolping Society of South Tyrol.

The Supervisory Board

Extract of the By-laws of the association SEK e.V.:

Article 8 The Supervisory Board

1) The Supervisory Board consists of three persons who are elected by the Membership Meeting for three years. When choosing, people with expertise in economics, in development policies, and in associational issues are to be taken into account.
2) No member of the Executive Board can be elected to the Supervisory Board.
3) The functions of the Supervisory Board include:

  •          Acceptance of reports from the ombudsperson
  •          The monitoring of the Membership Meeting’s decisions
  •          Control of the budget
  •          Inspection of the trustworthy use of donations.

4) The Supervisory Board shall receive the minutes of the Executive Board meetings and the Membership Meeting, as well as the year–end financial statement.
5) The Supervisory Board shall elect from among its members the president, who calls the meetings of the Supervisory Board which shall be conducted three times a year.
6) The Supervisory Board reports on its activities to the Executive Board and to the Membership Meeting. If necessary, it proposes changes.
7) The Supervisory Board shall establish its own Rule of Procedure which is ratified by the Membership Meeting.