The Board of Directors of the Studierendenwerk Münster consists of nine members who are elected every two years. In addition to four students who are nominated by the student bodies (the student parliaments) of Münster's higher education institutions, it also includes representatives of the university managements as well as two employees of the Studierendenwerk Münster and one person from public life, who has special economic, social, or cultural competences.
Tasks and legal powers
In accordance with § 6 of the Student Support Services Legislation of North Rhine-Westphalia, the Board of Directors appoints the Managing Director of the respective Student Support Services and supervises the activities of the management, especially with regard to organisation, accounting and compliance with the principles of financing and economic management. In addition, it decides on the annual business plan including the list of employment possibilities and the recruitment of executive employees. It adopts the annual financial statements and receives the management’s annual report. Also, it appoints the auditor.
The members of the Board of Directors 2021– 2023:
Mr. Florian Becker, student at the University of Münster/Westphalia
Ms. Madita Fester (chairwoman), student at the University of Münster/Westphalia
Ms. Mirjam Holle, student at the University of Münster/Westphalia
Mr. Marc Wiegand, student at the University of Applied Sciences of Münster
Mr. Guido Brebaum, Chancellor of the University of Applied Sciences of Münster/Westphalia
Ms. Dipl.-Soz. Päd. Nadine Pantel, employee of the international office at the University of Applied Sciences of Münster
Mr. Prof. Dr. Michael Quante, University of Münster/Westphalia
Mr. Markus Becker, employee of the Student Support Services Münster
Ms. Cathrin Fahrig, employee of the Student Support Services Münster