De Watergroep has 2 central administrative bodies: the General Assembly and the Board of Directors.

General Assembly

The General Assembly is the highest body within De Watergroep. It convenes once a year in June. The General Assembly is responsible for approving the annual accounts, appointing auditors, appointing directors, and for establishing or amending the articles of association of De Watergroep. The General Assembly is composed of one representative per partner. 

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is in charge of the general policy of De Watergroep.

Composition of the Board of Directors

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Brecht Vermeulen


  • Luc Asselman
  • Dirk Claes
  • Hedwig Kerckhove
  • Gerald Kindermans
  • Tom Thijsen
  • Lieve Truyman
  • Miet Vandersteegen
  • Dirk Van der Stede
  • Lien Callens
  • Ilse Tant
  • Mimi Lamote
  • Frank Demeyer

Government Commissioners

  • Victor Dries
  • Hilde Bruggeman