The Foundation Board is the highest body within SAD. It provides guidance to the organisation and its head office, while taking strategic decisions regarding policy.

 

Dr. Ernst Schläpfer

Neuhausen
President of the Foundation Board
Principal of the Vocational Education and Learning Centre Canton Schaffhausen
Board member since 2016

 

Regina Bühlmann

Bern
Vice president of the Foundation Board
Responsible for migration issues at the Swiss Conference of Cantonal Education Directors (Schweizerische Konferenz der kantonalen Erziehungsdirektoren)
Board member since 2008

 

Susanne Brunner

Zurich
economiesuisse delegate, Head of Federal Affairs / Bern Office
Board member since 2014

 

Martin Fässler

Zurich
Former chief of staff and leader of the Development Policy Division of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Board member since 2014

 

Franz-Xaver Hiestand SJ

Zurich
Student Counsellor at the ETH Zurich, the University of Zurich and Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Board member since 2003

 

Andreas Kissling

Merenschwand
Head IT Sika Group
Board member since 2006

 

Julien Steiner

Biel/Bienne
Deputy town clerk
Board member since 2013

 

Raphael Widmer

Zumikon
CFO Stadler Rail AG
Board member since 2014

 

Urs Ziswiler

Zurich
Former Swiss Ambassador and head of Political Division IV of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA)
Board member since 2014