Board Elections

The 2020 Board for Deutsches Haus has been elected. Elections were held Tuesday, January 28.The election process, which was different from prior years, is detailed here. The new board and officers are:

President – Brian Huber*
Vice-President – James Danner*
Treasurer – Denise Barnett
Secretary – Wendy Savelle*

  • David Moore*
  • Neil Barnett
  • Robert Martin
  • Harry Widman
  • Ralph Mipro
  • Michele Brown
  • Michael Heier

* Elected to 3-year term. All others elected to 1-year term.

Consular Services – One Day Only – February 11


The German Consulate General will offer consular services in New Orleans on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Deutsches Haus. Appointments are to be made at rk-s@hous.diplo.de by Feb. 4th.

The following consular services will be available:

  • Information on family matters including certification and acceptance of name declarations and applications for birth registration
  • Information on citizenship matters and acceptance of applications
  • Delivery of name certificates
  • Certification of signatures for declarations of consent, renunciation of inheritance etc.

Please be aware that applications for biometric passports and identity cards cannot be accepted due to technical reasons. Such applications can be submitted with the honorary consul, Ms Susanne Veters Cooper, upon appointment.

Fees can only be paid in cash in US dollars. Credit cards will not be accepted. Please keep in mind that appointments are mandatory. Please contact the Consulate General by Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at rk-s@hous.diplo.de and include the following information:

  • full name
  • mobile number
  • specify your request (if a certification of signature is needed please include the document that needs to be certified)

Information on consular services including all necessary documents can be found on the Consululate’s website at www.germany.info. Please make sure to bring all necessary documents in their original form along with copies as requested on the website.

The Consulate General is looking forward to meeting you in New Orleans!