The Works Council is the elected representative board of employees. It has special rights and duties laid down in the Works Councils Act. For instance, it has advisory rights and approval rights depending on the workplace items put forth, in effect making the works council a supervisory board of employees.
The current OR of the RIPE NCC is composed of:
Fallon Albrecht (Chair)
Riccardo Stagni (Secretary)
Spencer Payton (Vice-Chair)