Management 
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Chairman: Carsten Gröhn

Biology teacher; amber collector since 1989 (inclusions, ancient amber jewellry, amber from worldwide deposits), owner of a large private inclusion collection including numerous type material;
author/co-author of books dealing with amber.

Deputy chairman since 1999,
chairman in 2011.


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Deputy chairman: Jürgen Schanzl

Bank archivist in Hamburg;  touched by the amber„virus“ in 2005; special focus on animal inclusions showing social inter-actions, mainly „hunters and prey“, parasitism, phoresy, mating and oviposition.
Is an administrator of the Society's website is responsible for design and development.

Member since 2006, deputy chairman in 2011.


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Secretary to the board: Christel Hoffeins

Amber hunter since the beginning of 1980, collecting natural amber forms and colours, inclusions with focus on Diptera; honorary member of the International Palaeoentomological Society in 2010;
expert of acalyptrate Diptera in Baltic amber; international expert in amber and inclusions; author/co-author of scientific publications.

Member since 1992, secretary in 1995.


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Treasurer: Alexander von dem Busche

He graduated in business economics and is working for a building financing corporation in Hamburg. Since 1990 he collects inclusions and amber from various deposits all over the world. Special interest: Inclusions of insects and plants in Baltic amber,amber from the brown coal pits of middle Germany,determination and photographic documentation of amber inclusions.
Deputy administrator of the Society's website.

Member since 1992, treasurer since 2011.


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