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Mayor and Board of Directors

Thomas Kerkhoff

Mayor Thomas Kerkhoff has an open ear for all citizens. Appointments for a personal meeting with him can be booked via the mayor's office.

Associations, groups and institutions can also contact him at any time to discuss their concerns directly.

-> Find out more about Mayor Thomas Kerkhoff.

Honorary deputies:

  • Elisabeth Kroesen (First Deputy Mayor)
  • Kerstin Erkens (Second Deputy Mayor)
  • Gudrun Koppers (Third Deputy Mayor)

Björn Volmering

First City Councillor Björn Volmering is the Mayor's general deputy and, as head of the executive division, is directly responsible for the following departments and staff units:

  • Public Order
  • Culture and education
  • Social Affairs
  • Youth and Family
  • School and sport
  • Fire Service
  • Demography

Daniel Zöhler

When it comes to urban development, construction and issues relating to the city's infrastructure, Daniel Zöhler is the first point of contact. Bocholt's head of the building department is also responsible for the following topics:

Jennifer Schlaghecken

The city of Bocholt's finances are the focus of city treasurer Jennifer Schlaghecken. The councillor has been a member of the city administration board since 2021.