The Mentelity Foundation team works hard to inform children and young adults with a physical challenge, on the never ending possibilities in the field of doing sport with a challenge. Who is who? We will briefly introduce our team to you.
Bibian Mentel | volunteer | Master of Mentelity
The Mentelity foundation has been a dream for years for snowboarded Bibian Mentel. A dream that became a reality on the first of April 2012. Bibian quit her job as an Athlete manager at Red Bull Holland in order to be able to fully focus on her new mission: to get as many children and young adults with a physical challenge to do sports. Besides being a top athlete, as initiator of the Foundation she started working for the Mentelity Foundation voluntarily.
Edwin Spee | contact/relation manager Sponsors & Financial affairs
Edwin Spee is Bibian’s husband and owner of Brands & Concepts and also works for the Mentelity Foundation voluntarily. Wholeheartedly he invests time into sponsoring and financial affairs. Besides that, he was the coach of the Mentelity Foundation Team during the Paralympic games in Sochi. Edwin received the EY award, a prize awarded to the best coach from the Paralympic games.
Merijn Koek | Project manager | Master of Mentelity | Snowboard instructor
Since April 1st 2018, Merijn has joined the Mentelity Foundation. Merijn is also snowboardinstructor besides the office job. Hewas together with Bibian a part of Team NL during the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi.
Boris Scheepers | Chairman
Boris a real media guru. He always had a passion for creativity and commerce in combination with sports. Boris is fan of the Mentelity Foundation since day one and since 2016 the chairman of the foundation.
Eva Bakker | Secretary
Bibian and Eva have been friends for over 20 years. Because of their shared passion, snowboarding, they had a lot of great sports moments together. Eva has been involved with the Mentelity Foundation from the start and of course she is a fan of Bibian! With a sales background, Eva works for her husband’s Modem Brand. Eva joined the board in September 2018.
Jeroen Lambert | Treasurer
Jeroen was born in 1976 and lives in Hooglanderveen together with is wife and two daughters. Since 1996 Jeroen is working in accounting and in 2006 he started his own accounting company. ”As a human I think our duty is to have a socialy responsability to help eachother”. With this in mind he joined the Mentelity Foundation as the treasurer in 2015