Advisory Council

Walter Prevenier, Belgisch professor emeritus

Walter Prevenier (born 1934) studied at the University of Ghent, the Sorbonne, and the Ecole des Chartes in Paris. He is Emeritus Professor at the Universities of Ghent and Brussels (1965-1999) and was visiting professor at the following universities: Utrecht, Berkeley, .....
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Rita Bral, voormalig ere-consul België in San Francisco

Rita M. Bral is a Belgian linguist and VP of Corporate Communication at Software Research Inc., a company specializing in innovative solutions for testing dynamic web applications. She is a member of the board of EFBA (Education Francophone Bay Area).
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Emile Boulpaep, Belgian American Education Foundation


Ken Winans, Pacific Southwest Representative of the Holland Society of New York

Ken Winans is a successful investment management entrepreneur, an award-winning author, astute collector and an active philanthropist. Read more >>

Jan Joosten, Netherland America Foundation New York

Jan J.H. Joosten is a partner in the New York office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP. Born in the Netherlands, Mr. Joosten received a Master of Civil Law and a Master of Tax Law from Leiden University in the Netherlands in 1991. Read more >>

Thomas Lambert, Belgian Embassy in Washington

Thomas Lambert has been a career diplomat with the Belgian Foreign Service since 1998. He recently joined the Belgian Embassy in Washington, DC, as Deputy Chief of Mission.
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David Baeckelandt, Gazette van Detroit

David Baeckelandt is the President and Chairman of the Board of Belgian Publishing Inc. BPI publishes the oldest bilingual (Dutch-English) Belgian newspaper in North America, called the Gazette van DetroitRead more>>