- elected board member, Department Council of Social Sciences at the University of Oldenburg, since October 2009
elected vice board member, Department Council of Social Sciences at the University of Oldenburg, since 2008
elected board member, A.B.S. Alumni Network of Garduates of Sociology in Bamberg (Absolventen der Bamberger Soziologie). 2006-2007.
student parliament, Fakultät SoWi, Universität Bamberg, 2000.
elected board member, university group of the Social Democratic Youth, Bamberg, 1997 – 2000
elected board member, Kontra, monthly journal of the Social Democratic Youth in Baden-Württemberg, 1997-1998
elected board member, Social Democratic Youth in the County of Karlsruhe-Land, 1995-1996
active member, weekly discussion circle of young christians, Weingarten (Baden), 1990 to 1997