Board Members

Dr. Joachim Musholt – 1st Chairman

Dr. Joachim Musholt is the manager of the Arbeitskreis Ostviertel e.V. Since 1987, he’s in charge of the association and responsible for its broad activities, covering social, cultural, educational and media work for the citizens of Münster. Since 2005, Dr. Musholt is the chairman of the European Youth4Media Network association, which carries his work and visions across Europe – in the frames of European project work. Dr. Musholt holds a doctorate in pedagogy.


Hrant Melik-Shahnazaryan – Vice-chairman from Armenia (Centre for Strategic Research)



Jama Abdifatah – Board member from Finland (ASDA)

Jama Abdifatah is the Director of Development and International Affairs of ASDA ry since 2005. He is responsible and in charge of all national and international activities related to culture, formal and informal education, media training and development cooperation projects. Jama Abdifatah holds Masters degree in Accounting and Industrial Management.


Andrea Keresztesi - Board member from Hungary (Sound-Picture Association)

Besides coordinating the work of the local and international volunteers, Andrea Keresztesi is also helping young people to improve their communication skills. Photography, video-shooting and editing, public speech trainings and several attention-raising activities are in her focus. She is often running media-literacy trainings for different age groups. Through her organization, she is also helping non-profit organisations to communicate their visions and activities to different target groups in an effective way.


Dr. Wolfgang Ressmann - Board memebr from Germany (OK TV Ludwigshafen)

Dr. Wolfgang Ressmann studied Political science an economy at the University of Mannheim, where he made his PhD degree too. He started his career with working for members of the European and the German parliament. He also worked as a town councillour in Neustadt. Since his university times he has been working with media – print, radio and TV. In the 80s dr. Ressmann also worked on the international level, especially Eastern Europe and Latin America.