Christine Longère (chairman) ) in her professional life she was an employee of the Neue Westfälische, with particularly in the field of culture. She met Anja Niedringhaus when she had her first journalistic experience as a freelancer in the Höxter editorial team of the Neue Westfälische. The contact maintained during Anja’s studies in Göttingen. The opening of the exhibition “at war” in 2013 in the Forum Jacob Pins offered another opportunity of encounter. It is Christine Longère’s goal to revive the memory of an extraordinary, internationally highly valued colleague and to create a forum in her home town that invites discussions of the topics of her work. | → mail

Ludger Haferkemper (2nd chairman) was director of studies at the König-Wilhelm-Gymnasium (KWG) in Höxter and retired in 2015. He is a founding member of the Forum Anja Niedringhaus association. In his function as a liaison teacher for the student administration of the KWG, he was associated with Anja for several years in her role as student representative. Many joint projects were initiated during this time. He followed Anja’s work and career with interest. Ludger Haferkemper sees it as his task “that her work, her commitment and her message are permanently appreciated in the Forum Anja Niedringhaus”. | → mail

Carmen Jansen (cachier) lives in Detmold and is connected to the Höxter district through her commitment to the cultural foundation and Friends of Music Marienmünster. As a trained bank clerk with more than 40 years of experience in this profession, she was often asked to be treasurer and has been volunteering for several associations in financial matters for almost 30 years. She was happy to take on the position offered to her as treasurer of the Forum Anja Niedringhaus. | → mail

Extended board

  • Diekmann, Julia (als Vertreterin des Forum Jacob Pins)
  • Dittrich, Holger (als Vertreter der Stadt Höxter)
  • Ortner, Renate
  • Schackers, Bernd

Advisory board

  • Beckmann, Annemarie (Offenbach, Germany)
  • Ebert, Michael (Hilden)
  • Ernst, Martin (Berlin, Germany)
  • Franke, Dardo (Höxter, Germany)
  • Gannon, Kathy (Islamabad, Pakistan)
  • Gunter, Christa (Genolier, Switzerland)
  • Haas, Claudia (Berlin, Germany)
  • Jansen, Hans Hermann (Marienmünster, Germany)
  • Muheisen, Muhammad (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Niedringhaus, Heide Ute (Höxter, Germany)
  • Niedringhaus-Haasper, Elke (Bad Oeynhausen, Germany)
  • Opitz, Dr. Sophie-Charlotte (Stuttgart)