The National Agency is composed of ten honorary members, eight in the Joint Commission of the States (Länder) and two in the Federal Agency.
Members of the Joint Commission of the States are nominated by the Conference of Ministers of Justice. The head of the Federal Agency and his deputy have been nominated by the Federal Ministry of Justice in agreement with the Federal Ministry of the Interior and the Federal Ministry of Defence. Members are nominated for four years.
Members of the Federal Agency
|Klaus Lange-Lehngut||Ltd. Regierungsdirektor, ret.||12/2008||Head|
|Ralph-Günther Adam||Ltd. Sozialdirektor, ret.||06/2013||Deputy Head|
Members of the Joint Commission of the States (Länder)
|Name||Official title / Profession||Since||Function|
|Rainer Dopp||State Secretary ret.||09/2012||Chairman|
|Petra Heß||Reserve Commander||09/2012||Member|
|Dr Helmut Roos||Ministerialdirigent ret.||07/2013||Member|
|Michael Thewalt||Ltd. Regierungsdirektor ret.||07/2013||Member|
|Dr Monika Deuerlein||Dipl. Psych.||01/2015||Member|
|Prof Dr Dirk Lorenzen||Psychological Psychotherapist||01/2015||Member|
|Margret Suzuko Osterfeld||Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist||01/2015||Member|
|Hartmut Seltmann||Senior Police Officer ret.||01/2015||Member|