Advisory Board

The advisory board supported the project "Participatory Monitoring of Rehabilitation and Participation Law" until August 2018. The members of the board were representatives from different groups of actors in rehabilitation. The board accompanied the project strategically with relation to its focus on "work-life participation" and by spreading of project activities and results.


Dr. Friedrich Mehrhoff (chairman of the board)
German Social Accident Insurance (Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung, DGUV)

Alfons Adam
Representatives for disabled employees of the German automotive industry

Verena Bentele
Federal Government Commissioner for Matters relating to Disabled Persons

Christoph Beyer
Integration Office Rhineland Regional Association (Landschaftsverband Rheinland, LVR)

Jörg Bungart
Federal association for supported employment (Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft für Unterstützte Beschäftigung e. V., BAG UB)

Dr. Rolf Buschmann-Steinhage
German Pension Insurance (Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund, DRV Bund)

Ruth Coester
Federal Evangelical Association for the Disabled (Bundesverband evangelische Behindertenhilfe e.V., BeB)

Tanja Ergin
Federal Association of Vocational Training Centers (BAG BBW)

Konstantin Fischer
Federal Association for Workshops for Disabled Persons (BAG WfbM)

Dr. Harry Fuchs
Social law expert

Dirk van den Heuvel
Federal Association Geriatric Medicine (Bundesverband Geriatrie e. V.)

Dr. Andreas Jürgens
Landeswohlfahrtsverband Hessen

Christof Lawall
German Society for Medical Rehabilitation (DEGEMED)

Christiane Möller
German Federation of the Blind and Partially Sighted (DBSV)

Dr. Matthias Schmidt-Ohlemann
German Association for Rehabilitation (DVfR), chief physician for physically disabled people in Rhineland-Palatinate, rehabilitation center Bethesda kreuznacher diakonie

Ludger Peschkes
Vocational Promotion Center Dortmund

Alfons Polczyk
Federal Ministry for Labour and Social Affairs (Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales, BMAS)

Jörg Ungerer
German Social Association (Sozialverband VdK Deutschland)

Josef Usleber
Communal Association for Youth and Social Affairs of Baden-Wuerttemberg (Kommunalverband für Jugend und Soziales Baden-Württemberg)

Contact us

Discussion forum on rehabilitation and participation law

Project management agency:

Deutsche Vereinigung für Rehabilitation (DVfR)
Maaßstraße 26
69123 Heidelberg
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 187 901-0
Fax: +49 (0) 6221 166 009