The German International School of Dallas is a non-profit 501c3 organization, governed by the Board of Directors.The Board’s responsibilities include the hiring of the director, the financial oversight of the school, and the short and long term strategic planning to ensure the continuous success of the operation. The Board holds regular meetings throughout the year to fulfill its duties.
Currently serving on the Board of Directors
You can learn more about each board member by selecting their name.
Andreas Bremer, President
Nicola Bremer, Treasurer
Andreas Bremer was raised and educated in Germany. He, his wife, Nicola, and their three children have been living in the United States since 1990. During his time in Atlanta he helped form a number of organizations for the German Church. Andreas has worked extensively in the finance, banking and real estate sectors serving stints at the Commerzbank AG, and McKinsey & Co. Since 2002 he has served as both Executive Vice President and partner of International Capital LLC, a Dallas based commercial real estate corporation. Andreas has also served as Director of the Texas Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany in Dallas.
Meredith Ladd, Secretary
Nicola Bremer, was raised and educated in Wiesbaden, Germany. She worked for the Dresdner Bank in Germany and New York. Currently she serves on the board of several nonprofit organizations in the Dallas Metroplex, and provides strong financial and governance experience to the boards she serves. Nicola served as the Human Resource chair and member of the board of directors of the Christ Lutheran Child development center, which provides care and educational services for more than 100 children. Currently she’s working as a financial assistant for Southern Methodist University.
Meredith Ladd has represented numerous public and private clients, in-house and via a private firm, for fourteen years. Meredith’s practice emphasizes state and local governmental law, including the areas of general representation, contracts, open records and police legal issues. She focused her practice for a number of years in employment law, where she assisted in terminations and disciplinary matters, drafting of policies and procedures, general federal and state law advisement and litigation regarding employment-related matters. Meredith now focuses her practice on high technology procurement and negotiation for the City of Dallas. Meredith previously represented a number of Texas municipalities, including Arlington, College Station, Forney, Flower Mound, McKinney, and Little Elm, as an assistant city attorney. Meredith is the mother of three children, including a four-year old who attends GISD.
Sandra was born and grew up in Ingolstadt, Germany where she received a degree in Travel & Tourism. In 2005 she and her husband moved to the U.S. due to his job. They lived in Minnesota and Maryland before settling down in Texas in 2007. They have two daughters, both of whom love school and are heavily involved in soccer. Sandra worked in a Preschool, both in the classroom as well as in management, before coming to International Capital in 2011. She is now IC’s Administrative Assistant as well as the Point of Contact for German and U.S. investors.
The following members of the German speaking community support the German International School as a member of the Advisory Board.
Consul General, Ricarda Redeker, German Consulat General in Houston
Dr. Hansjörg Heppe, Locke Lord, LLC