Board 2022

Chairperson of The Board

Niklas Sillander
puheenjohtaja(a)jamko.fi
+358 44 3 211 500

The Chairperson is responsible for JAMKO’s trusteeship work and advancing JAMKO’s interests. The Chairperson takes care of the implementation of JAMKO’s action plan and strategy, directs and coordinates the activities of the entire Board and supports the work of the staff. He organizes, monitors and supports the activities of the trusteeship process team. The Chairperson works closely with the Vice Chairman and the Executive Director and is the superior of the Executive Director. On a daily basis, various administrative and financial matters as well as the planning and development of continuous operations are on the desktop. The Chairperson represents students in various teams and JAMK internal working groups. He also works closely with e.g. With JYY, SAMOK and other student unions.

Vice Chairperson of the board

Jouni Pasanen
varapuheenjohtaja(a)jamko.fi
+358 44 3211 550

The Vice Chairperson takes care of the organization and development of JAMKO’s services, co-operation and events. He serves as the superior of the services process team and plans its operations, directing and supporting his team. The Vice Chairperson is responsible for organizing the overall enrichment and annual celebrations together with the working groups. In the absence of the Chairperson, The Vice Chairperson acts in his place. The position of the The Vice Chairperson also includes e.g. organizing various JAMKO’s internal events and operations, maintenance of Study Field Student Association co-operation and management of the overall order process.

Educational Policy

Mirko Räty
kopo(a)jamko.fi

Education Policy Responsible takes care of education policy activities, acts as part of the advocacy process team and is responsible for matters related to the quality of education, and monitors the development of education at the university. The person in charge of education policy is involved in various working groups related to the development and quality of education at JAMK and participates in advocacy work to promote education. At JAMKO, Education Policy Responsible handles students’ contacts related to studies and education (lack of grades, feedback and questions about the organization of education, etc.). The person in charge of education policy actively monitors and communicates current issues in the university field. Work is being done closely with Social Policy Responsible, and Grumble Weeks and Jolkkari events are also being organized together.

Social Policy

Nilla Selänniemi
sopo(a)jamko.fi

The Social Policy Responsible works as part of the trusteeship process team and takes care of issues related to the student’s well-being, such as livelihood, health care, coping and equality at JAMKO, and also answers students’ contacts and questions in these topics. The Social Policy Responsible monitors, promotes and develops social policy advocacy and influences in various working groups. The Social Policy Responsible co-operates with JAMK’s welfare actors, works in the study well-being working group HyPe team and in the Academic Sports co-operation group. The Social Policy Responsible actively monitors e.g. FSHS’s activities and Kela’s current affairs and pass on information about them to students. Work is being done closely with Education Policy Responsible, and Grumble Weeks and Jolkkari events are also being organized together.

Peer tutoring

Noora Hakonen
tutor(a)jamko.fi

The Tutoring Responsible is part of the trusteeship process team and is responsible for JAMKO’s tutors that work in Finnish. The Tutoring Responsible organises the tutor recruitment, chooses the tutors, supervises and implements tutor training together with JAMKO’s Guidance and Well-being Advisor. The Tutor Responsible supervises the tutors’ activities through tutoring passports, supports them in their tasks, provides them with up-to-date information and meets them in tutoring ranks either face-to-face or online throughout the year. The Tutor Responsible will also take part in organizing JAMKO’s largest event, the Freshmen Party.

Exchange and degree tutoring

Ville Törnblom
kvtutor(a)jamko.fi

The tutor responsible in charge of exchange and degree students is part of the advocacy process team and is responsible for organizing, recruiting, training and mentoring exchange and degree tutors in English. An important part of the task is to act as a liaison for exchange and degree tutors, and to keep them up to date on current issues through tutoring teams and online. The Exchange and Degree Tutoring Responsible also monitors the activities of tutors with the help of tutor passports. In addition to this, together with his own sector and tutors, he makes sure that the start of studies for foreign students coming to JAMK UAS is smooth. The work is done closely with JAMK’s international office and a guidance and Well-being Advisor. He also participates in the organization of Freshmen Party.

Mentoring

Lauri Kujala
mentorointi(a)jamko.fi

The Mentoring Responsible is a part of JAMKO’s tutoring sector, which develops tutoring at JAMKO and JAMK. Mentoring is ‘‘ senior tutoring ’’ which can be done after the first year of tutoring for older fellow students. Mentoring digs deeper into study progress and the support services for fluent studying in different situations. The Mentoring Responsible recruits, trains, and keeps in touch with mentors during their mentoring year. The person in charge is also part of the trusteeship process team. The Mentoring Responsible participates in the recruitment, training, communication and support of selected tutors. He is also involved in organizing the Freshmen Party, in cooperation with the rest of JAMKO’s tutoring sector.

Events and freetime

Asta Nieminen
tapahtumat(a)jamko.fi or firstname.lastname@jamko.fi
+358 45 3194 901

Event responsibles work as part of JAMKO’s service process team (palpro) and organize various events for students. They are responsible for the tasks required to organize events, such as brainstorming, planning, marketing, and partnership. There are a wide variety of events from big parties to sports events and casual get-togethers to other low-treshold events. Event Responsibles have an event team and a well-being team, where members change during the year and event responsibles are incharge of the team’s recruitment process in the spring.

Events and freetime

Karri Lyytikäinen
tapahtumat(a)jamko.fi or firstname.lastname@jamko.fi
+358 45 3194 901

Event responsibles work as part of JAMKO’s service process team (palpro) and organize various events for students. They are responsible for the tasks required to organize events, such as brainstorming, planning, marketing, and partnership. There are a wide variety of events from big parties to sports events and casual get-togethers to other low-treshold events. Event Responsibles have an event team and a well-being team, where members change during the year and event responsibles are incharge of the team’s recruitment process in the spring.

Events and freetime

Albert Lemetyinen
tapahtumat(a)jamko.fi or firstname.lastname@jamko.fi
+358 45 3194 901

Event responsibles work as part of JAMKO’s service process team (palpro) and organize various events for students. They are responsible for the tasks required to organize events, such as brainstorming, planning, marketing, and partnership. There are a wide variety of events from big parties to sports events and casual get-togethers to other low-treshold events. Event Responsibles have an event team and a well-being team, where members change during the year and event responsibles are incharge of the team’s recruitment process in the spring.

Co-operation

Essi Kervinen
yhteistyo(a)jamko.fi

The duties of the Co-operation Responsible include e.g. Developing JAMKO’s membership benefits, brainstorming new membership benefits, finding partners, negotiating benefits, and maintaining existing partnerships. In addition to this, the Co-operation Responsible is involved in, for example, membership marketing, organizing Freshmen Party, and marketing JAMKO’s trips. Co-operation Responsible co-operates with JAMKO’s member services expert and is also closely involved in the activities of the member services team and the services process team (palpro).

Sustainability

Paula Hokkanen
paula.hokkanen@jamko.fi

Sustainability responsible takes sustainable development and responsibility issues into account at JAMKO, and from the perspective of students throughout JAMK. This year, responsibility area is in the pilot phase, during which the responsible will look for areas of development and wider cooperation with JAMK. The person in charge observes the implementing of sustainable development at JAMK.

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The Board’s shared e-mail address

hallitus(a)jamko.fi