Max Kade was the first president of the Foundation and
served in that leadership role until 1965.  At that time, he
appointed his successor, Erich H. Markel, who served as
President until his death in 1999.  The Board of Directors
now has the responsibility for selecting the presidents of the
Foundation.
MAX KADE
President: 1944-1965
HANS G. HACHMANN
President: 1999-2003
ERICH H. MARKEL
President: 1965-1999
LYA FRIEDRICH PFEIFER
President: 2003-Present