Representative Council 2024
Esa Hämäläinen for the position of the Representative Council Chair, and Nelli-Noora Kortelainen for the position of the Board Chair for the year 2024!
The Student Union of Xamk organized its Representative Council meeting on Thursday, November 30, 2023. During the meeting, the members of the Representative Council for the year 2024 were confirmed, and the chairpersons of the Representative Council and the members of the Board were elected for the upcoming year.
Esa Hämäläinen, a Bachelor of Business Administration in Security Management student from Savonlinna, was elected as the Chair of the Representative Council. The Vice Chair of the Representative Council was elected as Heta Puro, a game programming engineering student from Kotka.
“I am immensely grateful for the trust placed in me, especially for the opportunity to be the first person from Savonlinna in this position. In the coming year, I want to focus on making Kaakko visible and heard in all four Xamk campuses,” commented the newly elected Chair of the Representative Council, Esa Hämäläinen.
Other members of the Representative Council for the year include Eerika Laitinen, Katja Ääpälä, Janne Otava, Tanja Järnstedt, Iida Kilpirova, Suvi Silvala, Lauri Pasonen, John Enarvi, Lassi Hakonen, Terppa Kuismin, Ella Räty, Jihan Azzan, Kati Kananen, Genesis Medina Zamalloa, Martti Tyrväinen, Jesse Rinneranta, Veijo Tikka, and Sean Nieminen. Nine of the Representative Council members study in Kotka, four in Kouvola, six in Mikkeli, and one in Savonlinna.
Deputy members of the Representative Council include Adenike Oyedele, Tapio Hakola, Niina Mäkelä, Jussi Kukkurainen, Sini Hyvärinen, Ilona Soininen, Emmi Matinheikki, Annika Ojala, Taneli Mäkinen, Julia Laakso, Oskari Lausala, Jimi Andersson, Hien Tran, Antti-Pekka Multanen, Aye Chan Pyae, Henrik Haaja, and Lasse Lampen. Four of the deputy members study in Kotka, three in Kouvola, nine in Mikkeli, and one in Savonlinna.
The Representative Council also elected the members of the Board for the year 2024 during the meeting. Nelli-Noora Kortelainen, a tourism student from Kotka, was elected as the Chair of the Board.
The Vice Chairs of the Board were elected as Laura Laakso, an emergency care student from Kotka, Anne Halinen, a bachelor of engineering student from Mikkeli, and Mira Kuutschin, a sports instructor student from Savonlinna.
Additionally, the Board members were elected as Taneli Arosara, a community education student from Mikkeli, Jasmin Salmi and Oona Yhtiö, both social work students from Mikkeli, Aurora Garcia, a restoration student from Kouvola, Joona Räty, a Digital International Business student from Kouvola, and Antti Nyrkkö, a logistics student from Kotka.
“I am looking forward to the upcoming year, as we have a fantastic new board in place. The goal for the coming year is to strengthen collaboration with the board, the representative council, student associations, and the campus cities,” said the Chair of the Board, Nelli-Noora Kortelainen.
The Representative Council and the Board will begin their duties on January 1, 2024, and the term will last until December 31, 2024
For more information:
Chair of the Representative Council 2024
040 084 6634
Chair of the Board 2024
044 210 5100
044 702 8591