Committees

Guest of Honor

Mr. René Pape
Operatic Bass & two times Grammy Award Winner

Honorary Committee

 Mr. Dieter Beintrexler & Mrs. Elisabeth Hirst von Neckersthal
Former Chairman of IFC

The Honorable Helmut Boeck & Mrs. Barbara Boehm-Boeck
Consul General of Austria in New York

The Honorable Renate Brauner
Executive City Councillor of Finance, Economic and International Affairs

Ms. Helene von Damm
Former U.S. Ambassador to Austria

H.E. Thomas Drozda
Federal Minister for Arts and Culture, Constitution and Media of the Republic of Austria

Mr. Gerald Fiala
Chief Representative, New York Representative Office Oesterreichische Nationalbank

Mr. Michael Friedl & Mrs. Amel Derragui-Friedl
Austrian Trade Commissioner in New York

Mrs. Silvia Frieser
President, U.S. Austrian Chamber of Commerce

The Honorable Johann Gudenus
Vice Mayor of Vienna

Dr. Sabine Haag
Director General of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna

T.I.R.H Archduke Geza von Habsburg & Archduchess Elizabeth von Habsburg

The Honorable Michael Häupl
Governor and Mayor of Vienna

Dr. Johannes Hofer
Former President, U.S. Austrian Chamber of Commerce

The Honorable Irena M. Holiat
Co-Chair Saddle River, Municipal Committee

H.E. Sophie Karmasin
Federal Minister of Families and Youth of the Republic of Austria

H.E. Jan Kickert & Mrs. Latica Tomasic-Kickert
Ambassador of Austria to the United Nations

The Honorable Albert J. Kurpis & Mrs. Judy Kurpis
Mayor of Saddle River

H.E. Sebastian Kurz
Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria

The Honorable Christine Moser
Director, Austrian Cultural Forum New York

Prof. Dr. Ewald Nowotny
Governor of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank

Mr. Michael Otter
Director General, Advantage Austria, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

Ms. Sandra Peterson
General Manager, Erste Group Bank AG, NY Branch

Dr. Andreas Mailath-Pokorny
 Executive City Councillor for Cultural Affairs, Science and Sports

Mr. Christian Pöttler & Mrs. Ursula Pöttler-Fellner
Echo Medienhaus

Ms. Renée Price
Director, Neue Galerie New York

The Honorable Erwin Pröll
Governor of the State of Lower Austria

Ms. Denise Rich
Founder, Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research

Ms. Martha Schultz
Vice President of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

Dr. Christian Strasser
Director, MuseumsQuartier Wien

Mr. Max Strauss & Mrs. Sissy Strauss
Former Artistic Liaison at the Metropolitan Opera New York

H.E. Franz Vranitzky
Former Chancellor of the Republic of Austria

H.E. Wolfgang A. Waldner & Mrs. Gudrun Faudon-Waldner
Ambassador of Austria to the United States

Executive Board

Mrs. Silvia Frieser
President & Executive Director

Ms. Eva Trenker
Treasurer & Director

Mrs. Eva Chickering
Board Secretary & Director

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International Business Committee

 Ms. Imke Gerdes
Mrs. Sabine Riglos
Co-Chairs

Mr. David A.P. Brower
Mrs. Jeanne Chrisholm
Ms. Caroline Corwin
Mr. Thomas Fekete
Mr. Christian Fuchs
Mrs. Raluca Gold-Fuchs
Ms. Alina Gorbacheva
Ms. Gabi Hegan
Mrs. Bärbel Holaus
Ms. Gloria Starr Kins
Ms. Susanna Koning van den Alerdinck
Dr. Johanna König
Ms. Randy Lombard
Mr. Josef Mantl
Ms. Katarina Novakova
Ms. Julia Puaschunder
Ms. Maria Schachermayer
Mrs. Laine Siklos
In formation

Dinner Patrons

In formation

Platinum Tier

ATELIER COLLECTION by Silhouette International Schmied AG

Grand Tier

Mr. & Mrs. Miguel Riglos
In formation

Corporate Committee

Austrian Trade Commission
Baker McKenzie
Benn-Ibler Rechtsanwaelte GmbH
Big Bus
City of Vienna
Erste Group Bank AG, NY Branch
Hallstein Artesian Water
Harnik Law Firm
MJA Asset Management, LLC
Schlumberger
In formation

Official Carrier Austrian Airlines
Official Jewelry Designer A.E. Koechert

Junior Committee

Ms. Allison Kate Lavine
Ms. Milana Guseinzade
Mr. Michael de Habsbourg-Lorraine
Ms. Wina Huang
Mr. Maximilian Kunz
Mrs. Katharina Kunz
Ms Briana A. Lestage
Ms. Elif Memet
Mr. Samuel Ravani
Ms. Viktoria Schoedl
Mr. Sebastian Sampl
Mr. Martin Steinbauer
Mr. Christian von Uffel
Ms. Anna Vladymyrska
Ms. Eileen Yidi Wang
Ms. Jingwen Zhang
In formation

Debutante & Escort Committee

Mr. Samuel D. Boaknin
Archduchess Isabella von Habsburg
Mr. Jason Leeds
Ms. MaryAlice Postel
Ms. Sheena Qiao
Mr. Ryan Thomas Roth
Ms. Aria Minakshi Sundaram
Ms. Ashley Elizabeth Trester
Ms. Madison Lindsey Trester
In formation