Coordinating Committee (CoCoA)

Coordinating Committee elected in “Manastirea Parintilor Carmelitani Desculti”/ Snagov (Rumania) – april 2019.


is a German-speaking Swiss and comes from the Schweizerischer Katholischer Frauenbund (SKF) where she is co-president of the Canton association and member of the SKF executive committee. Vroni is a primary school teacher as well as a farmer and a catechist.
She was elected to the CoCoA in 2013; now Vroni is elected as co-chair (together with Mary McHugh) for internal affairs.
Vroni’s motivation for her work for Andante is “to work for the network of Europe’s women and to be a link between Andante and SKF” and she sees her work as “using her expertise and strength as part of the team to further the concerns of women”.


is Dutch and lives in Zaandam. Gisela is a theologian and has held a number of Church-related positions – among others in the Ecumenical Forum of European Christian Women. She was elected to the CoCoA in 2013 and is  responsible for Finances.
Gisela has stated that her motivation to stand as a candidate was based on the fact that she “likes to work together with women from different cultures/backgrounds” and to take part in work that can help others “in their daily life, in their positions, in their families, in their churches.”

is Latvian, lives in Riga and comes from Latvijas Kaolu sieviešu apvieniba (LKSA).


is German, lives in Augsburg and comes from the Katholischer Deutscher Frauenbund e. V. (KDFB), where she was resp. diocesan chair in Augsburg, deputy regional chair and deputy national chair.
Her background lies in surgical and gynecological intensive care.
Sabine would like “to present the way of life of German women in a European association and to claim and promote the rights of European women.”