Debatbond Board

The board of the Nederlandse Debatbond consists of 5 board members. On this page, we explain which functions each of these board members fulfils and for which tasks they are responsible. In the case that you are seeking contact with one of the board members, please send an email to or use one of their personal email addresses.

Tom Pouw – Chairperson
Tom is the chairperson of the Nederlandse Debatbond. Next to the usual tasks of the chairperson, Tom mainly is concerned with the relationships with individual boards of debating societies as well as social cohesion within the debating community. He stays in touch with boards to see what goes well at the society, what could go better, and how the Debatbond can help them in that reg