The board of the Help a Star Foundation
In accordance with the statutes, the number of board members is set at a minimum of 3 persons, i.e. the chairman, secretary and treasurer.
The current board currently consists of 5 board members in the Netherlands, in due course 3 more board members living in the United States will join the board.
The management duties are divided as follows:
Xiomara Sushmita Getrouw (NL): Co-founder and chairman
Rob van Maanen (NL): Secretary
Peter Troon (NL): Treasurer & responsible for information technology
Edwin Vermetten (NL): Responsible for the organizational connection for athletic and creative sectors
Jacques Getrouw (NL): Responsible for technical training and methods
Upcoming Board Member Tariq Getrouw (USA): Co-Founder & Vice-Chairman
Upcoming board member Dakota Getrouw (USA): Responsible for project implementation
Upcoming Board Member Robert Bernstein (USA): Responsible for Media & Public Affairs
For more background information about the board members see the "About us" page on the Help a Star website:
The board members have unequivocally opted for a non-profit foundation. This is mentioned and emphasized here to make this clear, also to possible sponsors and others who support the objective of the foundation.
Remuneration and remuneration of board members
All directors work on a voluntary basis, they also receive no compensation or reward for their efforts and activities. The foundation itself does not employ any paid employees.