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Meet the SLF Board

A board of experienced and passionate people leads the Sheryl Lynn Foundation, on a voluntary basis. The majority of the board members has an extensive and solid experience with board memberships of Non Governmental Organizations. You will be introduced to the board below:

      • Sheryl Lynn Baas - Founder and President  

BSc Cultural Anthropology & Development Sociology at Leiden University; ECHO Ambassador & 2014 ECHO Award Winner; Miss Netherlands 2006 and Mrs. Globe 2013; DJ, Producer, (Radio) Host, Presenter & Model; Caregiver; Volunteer (s.a. Soup Kitchen Server, Ambassador Work, English Teacher)

      • Prof. Dr. Gerard A. Persoon - Board Secretary

Scientific Director & Full Professor Cultural Anthropology & Development Sociology at Leiden University; IIAS Chair for Environment and Development; Supervisory Board Member Wereld Natuur Fonds Nederland (WNF), Board Member Stichting Kirekat; Board Member Prof. Teeuw Fonds; Board Member International Working Group on Indigenous Affairs; Board Member Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal, Land en Volkenkunde (KITLV)  

      • Drs. Jos Teeuwisse - Board Treasurer

Chairman IJsselmeervereniging; Secretary-Treasurer Fauna Management Unit Noord-Holland; Board Member Faunafonds; Secretary Stichting Oer-IJ; Treasurer Stichting Huis te Manpad; Retiree; Former Director Zoogdierenvereniging; Former Director Noord-Hollands Landschap; Former Teacher Geography; Former Official & Project Manager Groenfonds and Restauratiefonds 

      • Maurits P.M. Oudshoorn MSc - General Board Member

Senior Project Manager Survey Sampling International (SSI); Former General Assistant Carolus Accountancy; Former Junior Market Researcher Dataview; MSc Urban, Port and Transport Economics; MSc Marketing (Economics & Business Economics), BSc Commercial Economics

After two years of service, SLF's board member Gerhard van den Top unfortunately had to leave our board of directors due to his over-packed daily agenda as the Chair (Dijkgraaf) of the Water Authority for the Amstel, Gooi and Vecht. He will forever remain a dear friend of SLF, whom we are most thankful for all his previous input and ongoing support.    


      • Dr. Ir. Gerhard van den Top - General Board Member

Chair (Dijkgraaf) Water Authority Amstel, Gooi & Vecht; CEO of Vitens Evides International; Board Secretary Prince Bernhard Nature Fund (PBNF); Supervisory Board Member IRC; Chairman The Borneo Initiative (TBI); Chairman Advisory Board SNS Reaal; Former Board Member Omniversum; Former Conservation Director Wereld Natuur Fonds Nederland (WNF)


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