The Organs of the Foundation
The organs of the Foundation are the Board of Trustees and the Manager of the Foundation, who hold their offices for the duration of a legislative period.
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is chaired by the President of the National Council, his/her deputy is the President-in-Office of the Federal Council. The parties represented in the National Council Main Committee delegate one member each to the Board and designate one substitute member.
|The Board of Trustees Is Composed of the Following Personalities:
|Wolfgang Sobotka, President of the National Council|
|Doris Bures, Second President of the National Council|
|Anneliese Kitzmüller, Third President of the National Council|
|Ingo Appé, President of the Federal Council|
|Alois Rosenberger, Member of the National Council|
|Thomas Drozda, Member of the National Council|
|Martin Graf, Member of the National Council|
|Irmgard Griss, Member of the National Council|
|Alfred J. Noll, Member of the National Council|
|Nikolaus Berlakovich, Member of the National Council|
|Philip Kucher, Member of the National Council|
|Hermann Brückl, Member of the National Council|
|Claudia Angela Gamon, Member of the National Council|
|Wolfgang Zinggl, Member of the National Council|
Based on a decision of the Board of Trustees, the Jury installed for the XXVIth legislative term convened for its constitutive meeting on 27 September 2018. The Jury each year submits to the Board of Trustees a proposal for the winner(s) of the Democracy Award or Science Award. The members of the Jury are acting on an honorary basis.
|Members of the Jury|
|Brigitte Bierlein, President of the Austrian Constitutional Court|
|Oliver Rathkolb, Full Professor, Department of Contemporary History, University of Vienna|
|Sieglinde Rosenberger, Full Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Vienna|
|Elisabeth Totzauer, Channel Manager of the Austrian Broadcasting Company’s TV channel ORFeins|
|Manfried Welan, Professor Emeritus (Chairman of the Jury)|
The Management was placed in the hands of Barbara Blümel.