Executive Board:

President: Dr. Alois Becker


Andrea Hoffmeier (Managing Director, Germany), Edit Balogh (Hungary), Heinrich Block (France)

Dr. Alois BeckerDr. Alois Becker

Born 1946, grew up and graduated from school in Randolfzell on Lake Constance.

Studies of social sciences in Bochum, academic degrees as Dipl. rer. soc. and Dr. rer. soc.

Since 1974 acting as pedagogical staff of the Akademie Klausenhof, since 1977 Deputy Director and from 1989 until 2011 Director of the institution.
Focus areas: migration, second chance education, professional developement, political education, quality management.

Work in committees of adult education at regional, federal state and national level.
Until the end of 2011 chairman of Arbeitsgemeinschaft katholisch-sozialer Bildungswerke Deutschlands (AKSB) and until June 2012 deputy chairman of Katholische Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft für Erwachsenenbildung (KBE).

Am Klauserhof 5, D-46499 Hamminkeln
E-Mail: president@feeca.eu

Andrea HoffmeierAndrea Hoffmeier

Born 1968 in Wuppertal.

Study of social pedagogy focusing on adult education, organisational and personnel development.

National managing director of Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft für Erwachsenenbildung (KBE), the national association of catholic institutions of adult education (presently with 56 members with 600 institutions). KBE is contributor of the European Office for Catholic Youth and Adult Education in Bruxelles.

Deputy chairman and managing director of the Rat der Weiterbildung (KAW).

Adress: Joachimstraße 1, D-53113 Bonn
E-Mail: hoffmeier@feeca.eu

Edit BaloghEdit Balogh

Born 1970 in Esztergom.

Studies of economics, non-profit management and chemistry, biology and geography for a teaching degree.

Since 2001 managing director of Catholic Youth and Adult Education Association (KIFE).

Expert for youth projects (international, infrastructural and projects in the field of education) for the Ministry for Youth, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Expert oft he national insitute for adult education (scope of accreditation).
Member of the foundation Meister Künstlerische Schule, chairwoman of the Talentum foundadion for voluntary work.

Adress: Kolozsvári tér 12/b, H-6725 Szeged
E-Mail: balogh@feeca.eu

Heinrich BlockHeinrich Block

Study of theology in Münster (GER) and Angers et Paris (F), specialisation in ecclesiology and sacramental theology.

From 1986 until 1999 acting in youth work and adult education in the diocese of Versailles, teaching at the university of Paris.
Since 1999 director oft he adult education (Service Diocésain des Formations) in the diocese of Strasbourg.

Theologian of the church province of Besançon (IREP ; Instance Régionale Evêques-Prêtres), Teacher at the university of Strasbourg.

Adress: 2 rue des Frères, F-67081 STRASBOURG CEDEX
E-Mail: block@feeca.eu