The people behind the Van Doorn Foundation

The Van Doorn Foundation runs completely on enthusiastic and highly committed volunteers:

  • Petra Sutmuller
    board member (chairman)
  • Paul Sutmuller
    board member (treasurer)
  • Marjan Schaapman
    board member (secretary)
  • Romy Mallek
    board member
  • Inge Willems
    board member
  • Kitty van Woezik
    board member
  • Ton Slinger
    advisor school management
  • Leo Kranendonk
    financial advisor

Since July 1, 2017, the management board consists of the following members:

  • Petra Sutmuller (chairman)
  • Paul Sutmuller (treasurer)
  • Marjan Schaapman (secretary)
  • Romy Mallek
  • Inge Willems
  • Kitty van Woezik

In addition, the following advisors are associated to the Foundation:

  • Ton Slinger (advisor school management)
  • Leo Kranendonk (financial advisor)

All income of the Foundation – which mainly consist of subsidies, donations and other gifts (such as inheritances) – is used for the main goal of the Foundation, to finance the (vocational) training of disadvantaged and vulnerable children and youngsters or for financial contributions to small educational projects for improving education of these young people.

The Foundation has no overhead; all board members, advisors, notaries, accountants, contacts in the focus countries, etc. Are working as volunteers without compensation; they receive no salary and no reimbursement for travel or accommodation expenses. Events, travel and development of means are paid from private funds or by sponsors.