Structure of CISSI’s Board
Many diverse individuals make up the board of CISSI, with six individuals taking the core positions for an entire year. Any student in the Faculty of Social Sciences is welcome to join the board be you Finnish, on exchange, or a master’s student… we welcome you all!
Contact the board: international.cissi [at] gmail [dot] com. You can also contact us on Instagram.
Chair: Rosaliina Frantti
The chair is responsible for the overall operations and functions of CISSI. They attend meetings, coordinate the team (and the paperwork), and often give the welcome presentation to new students.
Events: Caro Carter & Mia Pickering
The events officer ensures varied, fun and suitable events are organised by CISSI. They also attend the premises committee to ensure the spaces CISSI shares are looked after and respected.
Secretary: Emilia Carson
The secretary takes the minutes of CISSI’s board meetings, keep track of member registrations, and- with the chair- coordinates the website. They are also the data protection officer.
Student Representative: Caro Carter
A good student advocate ensures that CISSI provides a platform to represent the international Master’s students from the Faculty of Social Sciences. They will do so by working closely with Kannunvalajat on study affairs matters.
Treasurer: Andrew Armstrong
The treasurer looks after CISSI’s money. They produce the financial plans for the year ahead, and reports for the year past. In CISSI the treasurer is also responsible for employability issues.
Communication Manager: Rin Ito
The communication manager takes care of CISSI external communication, focusing on the organization’s social media channels keeping our members up to date with CISSI events and other things happening around campus.
Deputy Board Members
Deputy board members are here to support the board. They volunteer for various different tasks, such as organizing and planning events – at their own time capacity. It’s a great way to be introduced to how Finnish student organisations work without committing to a full board position!