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Board of directors

Until the foundation of the War Heritage Institute on 1 May 2017, the memorial was managed by the board of directors. The last board members were:

The President: Mr Baudouin SOMERS, Lt-Gen e.r., Honorary aide-de-camp to the King

The Governor of the Province of Antwerp: Mrs Cathy BERX
The bourgmestre of the municipality of Willebroek: Mr Eddy BEVERS
The Chief Curator of the Royal Museum of the Army and Military History

A member is appointed on the proposal of the French Community, Mr Joel MATHIEU
A member is appointed on the proposal of the Flemish Community, Mr Martin RUEBENS
A member is appointed on the proposal of the German-speaking Community, Mr Herbert RULAND
Eight members are appointed on the proposal of the Minister of Defense, they are selected on the basis of their moral qualities and must have shown an unswerving attachment to the values of democracy:

Mr Vital CRAENINCKX
The Senator Francis DELPEREE
Mr Fred ERDMAN
Mr Jean CARDOEN
Mr Denis HARDY
Mrs Linda MOREAU-SEVENS
Mr Edmond EYCKEN
Mr Franky BOSTYN

The Finance Inspector to the Minister of Defense is automatically associated with the work of the Board of Directors.


The Presidents

Baron AndrÚ Simonart
Baron Paul M.G. LÚvy
Ms. Linda Moreau-Sevens
Teacher. em. Roger Coekelbergs
Lt-Gen. Hre Baudouin Somers

1947 - 1975
1975 - 1997
1997 - 2000
2000 - 2011
2012 - 2017

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