JAMKO’s actives for 2019 chosen

Student Union JAMKO’s new board and the Chairpersons of The Representatives for the year 2019 was elected on Monday night Nov 19th at the organizing meeting of the Representatives.

The competition of the position of the Board’s chairperson was tough, as there was three candidates. The representatives voted a first year International Business student Jarkko Patteri as the Chairperson the Board for 2019. Patteri is a new active in the student union. Juho Niemelä 4th year information and communication technology student as the Vice Chair of the Board for the term 2019. Niemelä has been JAMKO’s tutor responsible this year and worked in the same position in the year 2017 in study field association JIO. Board’s Chairperson is responsible for Student Union’s administration and acts as the superior to the Board. Vice Chairperson supervises JAMKO’s service processes and events.

Lassi Halkosaari and Anna Zhuravleva

Members of the Board in 2019 are Antti Paunonen, Ossi Hytönen, Alisa Huisman, Klaara Lahtinen, Nea Tiihonen, Kiia Pöyhönen, Pekka Mannermaa, Alex Vinter and Elisa Vikman. The areas of responsibility the Board will decide in their first meeting on 27th of November.

The Representatives made a historical decision by electing an international student as the Chairperson the Representatives. Anna Zhuravleva, a second year international business student from the coalition Very International People is the first international Chairperson in JAMKO. The Vice Chairperson is a first year  information and communication technology student Lassi Halkosaari. They are both new actives in JAMKO.

The compilation of the Representatives changed due to the Board formation and Chairperson elections. As Jarkko Patteri was elected as Chairperson of the Board, Teemu Heikkilä (Konkurssi) exceeded as an actual member of the Representatives.

In addition, the Representatives was meant to elect the student members to JAMK UAS’ working groups, the student representative for JAMK University of Applied Sciences Ltd and representatives to the delegation of Central Finland Student Housing Foundation KOAS. The decisions were postponed to the next meeting and the current representatives continue until the decision.

The New Representatives council, Board and the student members of the working groups start their term January 1st 2019. All Board members and the Representatives are JAMK students working in the position of trust based on voluntariness. The Board and the Representatives act as advocates to the student body and influences in regional and national matters concerning UAS students.

Further information:

Executive director Hannu Järvistö

+358 44 3211 600, toiminnanjohtaja(a)jamko.fi

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