Hans-Heinrich Grosse-Brockhoff
State secretary for culture

Karl-Heinz Blomann
Artistic director

Dr. Hans-Georg Küppers
Head of the cultural department of the city of Bochum

Jörg Stüdemann
City deputy for culture, sports and leisure for the city of Dortmund

Dr. Oliver Scheytt
City deputy for culture, youth and education for the city of Essen

Peter Bornfelder
City manager of Herne