Various Activities in Society (Selection)

2009-2016:          curator Remonstrant Seminary      

2004-2007:          legal advisor Equality dancE, Dutch association for same-sex dancing

2002-2006:          president National Board Remonstrant Church

2000-2006:          member Committee on Ethical Issues, Council of Churches in the Netherlands

1999-2002:          co-editor AdRem, Remonstrant monthly

1997-1999:          member Committee on Medical Ethics, Council of Churches in the Netherlands

1995-1999:          member National Board Remonstrant Church

1991-1994:          chair Animal Experiments Committee IVO-DLO, Zeist

1988-1990:          chair Committee on Prenatal Diagnosis, Dutch Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

1988-1990:          member Working Group on AIDS, Council of Churches in the Netherlands

From 1986:          various functions within and representing Remonstrant Church, including membership local church council, membership various local and national committees

1977-1989:          various functions within the political party PPR, including treasurer provincial board PPR-youth organisation Utrecht; treasurer provincial PPR-board Utrecht; member national workshop Ethics, member national working group Genetics and Modern Procreation Technology