After publication in the Resmi Gazete on 9 April 2011, the Foundation finally got its official status and could call its first general meeting for 6 May. After a general introduction about the vision and goals of the Foundation, the Board of Directors was officially elected.
The meeting was tri-lingual (Turkish, English and German) to suit Foundation members of different nationalities. Besides June Haimoff (1st President), the Board of Directors consists of Bahar Suseven (2nd President), Thomas Schmitz (3rd President),
Sue Taylor (Accountant) and Abidin Kurt (Secretary), all of whom have been close and loyal friends of June’s for many years.