Representative Council

Twenty permanent members and twenty deputy members are elected to the Representative Council in an election. The term of office is one calendar year. The election of the members for the following year takes place in November.

Duties of the Representative Council

Membership fees and budget, plan of action, financial statements, Student Union Board selection etc.

The Representative Council decides on large-scale matters in the student union, such as the membership fee and the approval of the budget, financial statements and annual report. In addition, the Representative Council elects the Board of the student union. The Representative Council usually has three to six meetings during the year. All members of Student Union Kaakko may attend these meetings, but only the members of the Representative Council have the right to vote.

Any member of Student Union Kaakko may apply to become a member of the Representative Council. The work to promote and support student life is important and interesting – if you would like to join, keep your eyes and ears open in the autumn so that you will not miss the application process.

The operative language of Representative Council is Finnish.

Meetings of the Representative Council 2022 

Representative Council spring meeting: 28.4.2022, 1.00 p.m.

Warm welcome to the spring meeting of Student Union Kaakko, which is at the South-Eastern Finland Kouvola Campus Paja Cabinet on Thursday 28th of April 2022 at 1 pm (13:00). It is also possible to attend the meeting online via Teams.

At the spring meeting statutory matters will be handled, such as annual report and financial statement from the year 2021, and discharge from liability for the accounts to the board of 2021 and other representatives will be decided, and also central election board will be named. At the meeting every member of student union will have right to speak and attend.

With spring greetings
Veijo Tikka
President of Representative Council, Student Union Kaakko

 Representative Council 2022

President of the Representative Council

Veijo Tikka

Vice Chair of the Representative Council

Terppa Kuismin

Council members:

Sara Elosuo, Kotka
Anika Harju, Mikkeli
Riku Hellsten, Kotka
Nelli Hyötynen, Kotka
Kati Kananen, Kouvola
Tapani Kemppi, Kotka
Janita Vanhatalo, Kotka
Janina Laakso, Savonlinna
Jaana Mahonen, Savonlinna
Rico Martikainen, Mikkeli
Lauri Pasonen, Kotka
Toni Peltola, Kotka
Jesse Rinneranta, Kotka
Joona Räty, Kouvola
Teppo Salo, Kotka
Riina Terho, Kotka
Pauli Vilkko, Savonlinna
Hannu Österman, Kotka

Council vice members: