Board of Directors

The German-American Center is a registered association (“eingetragener Verein”), and it operates under the oversight of a board of directors and a managing board.

Dr. Florian Stegmann, Staatssekretär und Chef der Staatskanzlei Baden-Württemberg

Chair: Dr. Florian Stegmann, State Secretary and Head of the State Chancellery

Dr. Florian Stegmann studied law at the University of Konstanz and received his doctorate in environmental criminal law. Upon completion of his legal training in 2002, he started working as a lawyer in Stuttgart before entering the judicial service of the State of Baden-Württemberg in 2005. He joined the State Ministry in 2011, where he took on various leadership responsibilities over time and was eventually promoted to the Head of Department I. In October 2018, Minister-President Winfried Kretschmann appointed him as State Secretary and Head of the State Chancellery Baden-Württemberg.

On January 25, 2019, the board of directors elected Dr. Florian Stegman as the new chairman.

Photo: Staatsministerium Baden-Württemberg

Vice-Chair: Mayor Fritz Kuhn, State Capital Stuttgart

Treasurer: Sebastian Körber, Vice Secretary General and Head of Media Department, ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen)

The board of directors consists of representatives of the following institutions:

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports Baden-Württemberg
State Ministry Baden-Württemberg
State Capital Stuttgart
U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt
AFS Interkulturelle Begegnungen e.V.
American Chamber of Commerce Baden-Württemberg
American German Business Club Stuttgart e.V.
Atlantik-Brücke e.V.
German-American Women’s Club Stuttgart
German-American Club 1948 Stuttgart
Hochschule der Medien
IHK Region Stuttgart
Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen
Linden-Museum Stuttgart
Metropolitan Club
Regierungspräsidium Stuttgart
University of Hohenheim
University of Stuttgart
USO Stuttgart
Verband Deutsch-Amerikanischer Clubs