board & office

Board

Edward de Boer

chairman

Edward is fascinated by the dynamics within organizations. He works in the interface of organization, development, education and professional schooling. Edward is specialised in intuition, leadership and decision taking. In this field he does research and regularly performs as a keynote speaker.

Romée van der Vorm

secretary

Romée is very aware of the urgencies of our time and feels involved with the requirements from society. "We have to take responsibility and that is not always easy". The Iona Stichting offers her a way to make a difference. She sees her involvement with the Iona Stichting as a way to give concrete substance to this. Romée studied at the HEAO in Utrecht and also followed an anthroposophical oriented education in Zeist.

Jan Huisman

treasurer

Jan works as management consultant for Hasper en van der Torn. An important factor in his work is the connection between personal development and organizational development. He is project leader for the Iona initiative 'Sustainable Health Care'.

Clarine Campagne

board member

Clarine works at the Bernard Lievegoed University, a school for personal development. Anthroposophy is an important theme in her life. She is project leader of the Iona initiative 'Anthroposophy and Society'.

Selma Steenhuisen

board member

Selma works in the interface of social entrepreneurship and education. She teaches, likes to develop new ways of teaching and wants to inspire young people to contribute to a sustainable future. For her the Iona Stichting is the ideal place to remain connected to initiatives concerning social renewal and collaboration.

Solveigh Bijkerk

board member

Solveigh is lawyer and partner at the law firm BIJ Advocaten. She strongly believes that problem solving is more important than winning and that conflicts have more dimensions than just legal ones. She passionately explores this field and in doing so anthroposophy inspires her. For Solveigh her board membership is an ideal way to support her research into relationships between people from a legal-anthroposophical point of view, this in addition to the other refreshing impulses the foundation offers.

Andrea Davina

board member

Andrea believes that art, in cooperation with other disciplines and fields of knowledge, can contribute to a solution for social problems. She followed the post academic course Philantropic Studies. Andrea organizes and initiates projects to realize connections and human encounter. In the past she worked as a wealth management advisor.

Johannes Kronenberg

board member

Johannes works at the Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland where he is part of the Youth Section team. Before that he worked in the field of Art en Sustainability. Climate change as a mirror of our society is a common thread in his pursuit of new guiding principles.

Michiel ter Horst

honorary board member

Michiel has been a board member since 1975 and was chairman from 1997-2013. He considers the Iona Stichting as a connecting theme in his life, because of the heartfelt bonds with people with whom he may cooperate. After his formal leave as chairman in March 2013 Michiel was asked to become a honorary board member.

Office

Christine Geertsema

acting director

Christine is the acting director. She is also responsible for all matters concerning ICT communication.

Frouke Flieringa

project advisor

Frouke studied history of arts at Leiden University. She is project advisor and prepares the board meetings. Frouke also works as actress and text writer for the Amsterdam Chamber Theatre; sings world music in the Rusalki Quartet and works as project advisor for the Haëlla Stichting in the Hague.

Marlies Gallenkamp

project evaluation

Marlies deals with general office management, communication and project evaluations. She is inpired by the variety of initiatives and ideas. Working for the foundation opened her eyes to the inventive alternatives people offer to create change.

Sonja Telman

finances

Sonja is book keeper and deals with all financial matters.She also takes care of general ofice matters and acts as hostess for the visitors of the foundation and the many groups that make use of the building. She likes to work for the Iona Stichting and the fact that she can contribute to initiatives of people who strive for a better world.