The Annual General Meeting of NEPS
The main body of the NEPS Network is the “Annual General Meeting” (AGM), which convenes once a year. At the center of consultations held by the AGM are fundamental questions of medium- and long-term planning of the research and service program of NEPS.
Members of the Annual General Meeting with voting rights are:
a) the NEPS Director, the NEPS Executive Committee, and all NEPS Network Partners that have signed the Network Charter. These three groups are together the NEPS Steering Group.
b) as well as the staff representatives elected by the NEPS Full Staff Meeting.
The NEPS Network Committee
The NEPS Network Committee holds strategic discussions on current and medium-term questions regarding the research and service activity of NEPS. It also deals with contentious issues in connection with the implementation of the research and service planning of NEPS, reports to the Annual General Meeting and prepares the contents of the meeting.
The Network Committee consists of:
a) the NEPS Director and members of the NEPS Executive Committee,
b) the elected Chair of the NEPS Annual General Meeting and their Deputy,
c) elected members of the NEPS Network Committee, as well as
d) elected representatives of NEPS staff.
In the 8th Meeting of the Annual General Meeting on February 8, 2021, the Chairpersons of the AGM were newly elected:
- Chair: Prof. Dr. Olaf Köller, IPN Kiel
- Deputy Chair: Prof. Dr. Yvonne Anders, University of Bamberg
These two persons preside over the AGM, issue invitations, and conduct proceedings. Furthermore, in their capacity as Chair of the AGM they are automatically also on the Network Committee of the National Educational Panel Study.
The following persons were elected to the Network Committee:
- Prof. Dr. Silke Anger, IAB Nuremberg
- Prof. Dr. Martin Ehlert, WZB Berlin
- Prof. Dr. Guido Heineck, University of Bamberg
- Prof. Dr. Cornelia Kristen, University of Bamberg
- Prof. Dr. Nele McElvany, TU Dortmund
- Prof. Dr. Sabine Weinert, University of Bamberg
NEPS Full Staff Meeting
Members with voting rights of the Full Staff Meeting of the NEPS Network are all LIfBi-external and LIfBi-internal employees that are actively engaged in NEPS. The Full Staff Meeting elects for the duration of three years three staff representatives
who are members of the Annual General Meeting and of the NEPS Network Committee:
a) Two representatives (as well as two deputies) from among the members of staff actively engaged in NEPS and employed by LIfBi in Bamberg, with one of whom taking over the role as chair by mutual consent.
b) One representative (as well as one deputy) from among the members of staff actively engaged in NEPS employed by NEPS cooperation partners.
The following persons were elected as NEPS staff representatives in Summer 2022:
NEPS Staff Representatives LIfBi:
- Representatives: Dr. Manja Attig (Chair) & Anika Bela
- Deputies: Dr. Ariane Würbach & Dr. Christoph Homuth
NEPS Staff Representatives Cooperation Partners:
- Representative: Cindy Fitzner
- Deputy: Dr. Paul Fabian