Patrick Meinhardt was chairman of the FDP district association Mittelbaden and belonged to the board of the FDP district association Baden-Baden, Germany as well as the national executive committee of the FDP / DVP Baden-Wuerttemberg .
He is chairman of the FDP Federal Committee for Education, Science and Research and the National Committee for Education and Science. From 2013 to 2015 he was Secretary General of the FDP Baden-Württemberg . He is elected member of the Federal Executive of the FDP.
Since August 2014, Meinhardt has been responsible for Public Affairs, Public Relations, Economics, Cooperation with Associations and Foreign Trade as Head of Politics and Public Relations at the BVMW Federal Office Berlin (Bundesverband mittelständische Wirtschaft Unternehmerverband Deutschland eV). In addition, he coordinates the European policy and the Brussels office and strengthens the federal management of the association.