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Dirk as alderman

Dirk has been interested in politics since his student days.

He first became a member of the LVSV and then of the PVV, the current Open VLD.

After Dirk obtained his doctorate, he became involved in local politics.

In 2007 he became a member of the municipal council.

In 2013, he again became a municipal councilor and became chairman of the municipal council.

In 2019 he became alderman in Overijse.

Alderman in Overijse

Dirk has been an alderman in Overijse since 2019.

He is responsible for Education, Accompanying Education Policy, Childcare; Educational Support, Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion, Health Policy and Disease Prevention

Chairman of the First Line Zone

Dirk was one of the founders when the First Line Zone Druivenstreek was established.

He is the first chairman of this First Line Zone, which aims to stimulate and coordinate care and well-being in the municipalities of Overijse Hoeilaart, Tervuren, Zaventem, Kraainem and Wezembeek-Oppem.