The German-American Committee of Greater New York is the umbrella organization that oversees the Steuben Parade and Oktoberfest. The Committee was founded in 1958 and is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization registered in the state of New York.
The Committee is led by a board of three directors, currently including:
Michael J. Rabus, President
Robert Hugel, Treasurer
Frederick H.W. Hansen, Secretary
The Committee consists furthermore of 21 Directors who serve 3 year terms and represent organizations from the entire German-American community. The current roster includes:
Class of 2022:
Sonia Juran Kulesza
Class of 2023:
Frederick H.W. Hansen
Class of 2024:
Michael J. Rabus
Richard J. Rom
The Committee further consists of regular members.
To apply for membership, please contact the secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.