Organs of the Fund for the Restoration of the Jewish Cemeteries

The organs of the Fund for the Restoration of the Jewish Cemeteries in Austria are the Board of Trustees, the Secretary General and the Advisory Board.

Organizational chart Board of TrusteesAdvisory BoardCommitteeClaims CommitteeArbitration Panel for In Rem RestitutionSecretary General
Organizational chart

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board advises the Board of Trustees in its decisions on awarding payments and follows the projects for the restoration of the Jewish cemeteries in Austria. The work of the Board is carried out in an honorary capacity. The members of the Board must be infomed of the restoration progress in Advisory Board meetings held at least twice a year.

The members of the Advisory Board ofthe Fund for the Restoration of the Jewish Cemeteries in Austria are: one representative from each the Federal Chancellery, from the Federal Ministry of European and International Affairs, the Federal Ministry of FInance, the Federal Ministry of the Interior and the Federal Office for the Protection of Monuments; two representatives nominated by the Heads of Provincial Government Conference; a representative from both the Austrian Federation of Towns and Cities and the Austrian Federation of Municipalities; two representatives from the Jewish Community Vienna.   

The Advisory Board can accept historians as additional members. It can also draw on external consultants working in an honorary capacity, if they are needed for the Board's work.

After the first constituent meeting on 12 April 2011, Dr. Barbara Neubauer, President of the Federal Office for the Protection of Monuments, was voted Chairperson and Mag. Martin Grüneis, representative from the Heads of Provincial Government Conference, Deputy Chairperson of the Advisory Board.

Personnel composition

Members

Mag.a Monika Anderl, Federal Ministry of Finance

Oscar Deutsch, President of the Jewish Community Vienna

Mag. Raimund Fastenbauer, Jewish Community Vienna

DDr.in Barbara Glück, Federal Ministry of the Interior / Mauthausen Memorial

Mag. Martin Grüneis, Representative from the Heads of Provincial Government Conference (Office of the Lower Austrian Provincial Government)

Konrad Gschwandtner, Bakk. BA, Association of Austrian Municipalities

Dr. Michael Haider, Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs

Mag.a Christiane Kada, Representative from the Heads of Provincial Government Conference (deputy chairperson)

DI Brigitte Mang, Director of the Kulturstiftung Dessau-Wörlitz (called in expert)

Dr.in Barbara Neubauer, President of the Federal Office for the Protection of Monuments, represented by HR Sylvia Preinsberger (chairperson)

HR Dr. Robert Rill, for the Federal Chancellery

OSR Mag. Dr. Thomas Weninger, MLS, Secretary General Association of Austrian Cities