Organisation

Members of the Steering Committee Colonies of Benevolence

  • Cees Bijl, chairman, province of Drenthe
  • jan De Haes and Kathleen Helsen, co-chairpersons of Kempens Landschap and the province of Antwerp
  • Marc De Borgher, Flanders Heritage Agency
  • Sofie De Leeuw, Government of Flanders
  • Trijn Jongman, municipality of Steenwijkerland
  • Toon Denys, Flemish Land Agency
  • Dirk Jordaens, Agency for Nature and Forest
  • Patrick Engels, Agency for Nature and Forest
  • Toon Denys, Flemish Land Agency
  • Filip Debrabandere, Flemish Land Agency
  • Gitta Luiten, municipality of Hardenberg
  • Jan van’t Hof, Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands
  • Jack Jongebloed, municipality of Weststellingwerf
  • Marc Van Aperen, city of Hoogstraten
  • Michel Janssen, city of Hoogstraten
  • Ko Scheele, municipality of Ommen
  • Rikus Jager, municipality of Westerveld
  • Klaas Smid, municipality of Noordenveld
  • Frank Wilrycx, municipality of Merksplas
  • Karel Lenaerts, municipality of Merksplas

Programme Team Colonies of Benevolence

  • Wendy Schutte, province of Drenthe
  • Monique Annotee, municipality of Weststellingwerf
  • Philippe De Backer, Kempens Landschap
  • Kathleen De Clercq, Kempens Landschap
  • Marja van den Broek, municipality of Steenwijkerland
  • Marika Linthorst, municipality of Hardenberg
  • Elisabeth Idema, municipality of Ommen
  • Johan Panman, municipality of Noordenveld
  • Bernard Stikfort, municipality of Westerveld
  • Piet Geleyns, Flanders Heritage Agency
  • Doris Schmutzhart, Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands

Programme office Colonies of Benevolence

Wendy Schutte
programme manager
Provincie Drenthe
Postbus 122 9400 AC Assen The Netherlands
T +31 (0)592 3651610 | M +31 (0) 652475055
Email: w.schutte@drenthe.nl

Kathleen De Clercq
project manager communication
Kempens Landschap
Peredreef 5, 2580 Putte, Belgium
T +32 (0)15 22 94 30 | M +32 (0)472 39 29 77
Email: Kathleen.declercq@kempenslandschap.be

Marcel-Armand van Nieuwpoort
project manager heritage
Provincie Drenthe
Postbus 122 9400 AC Assen The Netherlands
T +31 (0) 652086296
Email: m.vannieuwpoort@drenthe.nl

Evelien Alkema
programme secretary
Provincie Drenthe
Postbus 122 9400 AC Assen The Netherlands
T +31(0) 631671269
Email: e.alkema@drenthe.nl

Karin Betten
communication officer
Provincie Drenthe
Postbus 122 9400 AC Assen The Netherlands
T +31 (0)631671264
Email: k.betten@drenthe.nl

Aafke Bergman
support
Provincie Drenthe
Postbus 122 9400 AC Assen The Netherlands
+31 (0)592-365566
Email: a.bergman@drenthe.nl

Alje Woltjer
controller
Provincie Drenthe
Postbus 122 9400 AC Assen The Netherlands