Non-Academic Staff Council

The Non-Academic Staff Council represents the interests of all technical and administrative staff members at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences.  If you would like to contact us, please send an e-mail to . To contact a single member, please see that member’s profile for all relevant contact information. We look forward to your message!

Ricarda Lepies Chairperson
Katharina Vogl Deputy Chairperson
Steffen Bromund Deputy Chairperson
Meike Hüsgen Member
Kathrin Kallweit Member (currently not active)
Sebastian Küsters Member
Claas van Koeverden Member


Office Staff Council

Sabine Reintjes Assistant Staff Council
Telephone Nr. 02821 806739762
Place Building 4, ground floor, room 015


Duties and Responsibilities

The Non-Academic Staff Council represents the interests of pay-scale employees, civil servants and other non-academic or research staff members employed by the university; it does not represent professors, research staff or part-time employees.

In order to effectively fulfill its duties and responsibilities as a representative body, the Non-Academic Staff Council has rights of co-determination, participation and consultation in accordance with the Employee Representation Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesvertretungsgesetz - NRW LPVG NW).

In the spirit of effective and trustful cooperation, the most important duties and responsibilities of the Non-Academic Staff Council include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Monitoring the prevailing laws, regulations, collective wage agreements, service agreements etc. which grant legal rights to employees,
  • Receiving employees’ suggestions or complaints and forwarding them to the appropriate contact point,
  • Exercising its rights of co-determination, participation, consultation, information inter alia in specific areas relating to employee rights and working conditions, including: collective bargaining (e.g. hiring and grouping); personnel transfer; termination; changes to work contracts; planning, development or changes to the workstation or work organisation; defining the contents and scope of work; changes to job specifications or standard working times; preventing unsafe working conditions and workplace accidents; health promotion and addiction prevention; data protection.