Klaus-Jürgen Gran, President

  •  born in 1944, married since 1974
  •  lawyer's office in Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, until 2011
  • reserve officer of the Federal Armed Forces for 35 years in different functions

 Functions in the German Alpine Club  (DAV)

 a) on the central level, Munich

  • 1974 until 1977 member of the statutes commission
  • 1975 until 1984 assessor judicial subjects in the DAV youth committee
  • 1979 until 1984 third chairman
  • 1991 until 2006 member of the main committee and the association council
  • 1999 until 2002 member of the project group DAV2000plus
  • since 2003 chairman of the DAV law commission

 b) on the level of the section's/regional associations

  • 1988 until 2005 vicechairman of the regional association of Lower Saxony
  • 2005 until 2008 chairman of the regional asoociation of Lower Saxony
  • 1991 until 2011 spokesman of the northwestern german section's association

c) on the level of the section Osnabrück

  • 1971 until 1975 youth and youngster's leader
  • 1975 until 1979 youth adviser in the sections' board
  • 1979 until 1988 tour guide and legal secretary in the council
  • 1988 until 2003 secretary in the board
  • 2003 until 2011 first chairman

Mountaineering

  • extreme climbing in the 1970ies
  • high-profiled alpinist in firn, rock, ice (ascents to 58 of the 60 Fourthousanders of the Alps)