the Board & Positions

At the moment the board consists of ten members who coordinate the whole association. The board is chosen every autumn at the annual meeting where every ordinary member of the association has a right to vote and present oneself as a candidate for a specific role of the board. The board is chosen for one calendar year at a time.

The board 2023



The president is the oil that keeps the board moving in unison.

They prepare the agenda for the meetings and inform all the members of it. They also lead the speech at the meetings and take care of the division of tasks evenly.

Always trying to develop ways of action and practices. They also represent MYY ry in the majority of events and keep in contact with the other student associations & unions.

Tiia-Roosa Kilpinen



The right hand of the president.

In case the president is absent the vice-president will act as president. They are also there to step in and offer help to others on the board if needed.


Noora Kiviniemi



The treasurer is the person who is entrusted with maintaining the financial health of MYY ry. The main goal is to keep track of all transfers that are going out and coming into the account.

The treasurer reports monthly to the rest of the board about the financial presence of the association. They also plan the budget with the president for the upcoming year.

Emmi Aivola



Maintains a record of board attendance at the meetings.   Transcribes and makes the minutes of the meetings.

Makes sure that every meeting has coffee and other refreshments.


Anna Westerling

Information officer Essi Kaila

Study officer

The study officer takes care of the students’ trusteeship which is related to teaching and studying environmental science.

The role includes developing the teaching, writing statements, arranging discussions, and informing our students about the relevant study matters.

The informing includes maintaining the study matter –Facebook group. They also transmit the information about the study matters to the board and keep in contact with the hallopeds/ student representatives in administration.

Roosa Hannuksela


Working life officer

The one who takes care of developing the students’ working life opportunities.

They are up to date from the networking possibilities, -happenings, and anything that could help our students in the job market.

The role also includes maintaining the Linked in –profile of our association and organizing some tours and visits to interesting companies in our industry/field.

Anni Arbelius

Member officer

The contact person of a membership, officials, and clubs in the board.

They inform the board about the events of our clubs. The member officer takes care of the motivation of volunteers and passes on the testaments from the old board members and club executives to new ones.

Kata Laiho

Event Officers

Are responsible for the events, sitzs, parties, and happenings with another event officer.  Are also the heads of the event team.

Delegate responsibilities to the event team and makes sure that there are enough organisers in the events.

Also in charge of the rental of premises and expenses of events.

Jesse Haapasalo and Senni Kaavinen





The curator is a PhD who works for the University of Helsinki. A contact person between the university and MYY ry.

Offers emotional support when weltschmerz is impending.


Risto Willamo
Operation inspectors (Backup)

Inspect the accounts and create the annual Operation inspection report.


Jutta Pihlamo (Mimosa Ingervo) and Mikko Hakala (Emma Jussila)

Gather up the excursion team and are responsible for planning and organizing the annual excursion.

Essi Kaila and Viivi Isotalo

Participates in organizing the excursion with the EXQ-officers.


Mikko Hakala, Emma Jussila, Jesse Haapasalo, Vertti Perttilä, Anna Westerling, Aino Kaitaharju, Emmi Aivola, Elsa Virolainen, Roosa Hannuksela and Jenni Leinonen
Event team

Participate in organizing events with the Event officers.

Katariina Laiho, Erno Uusitalo, Meryam Schakir, Josefiina Tulppo, Lauri Kähkönen, Arttu-Kalle Örmälä, Emma Jussila, Katri Tuomola, Elsa Virolainen, Milja Haaramo, Polina Saarinen, Aleksandra Reunanen, Emma Väänänen, Roosa Hannuksela, Silja Veikkolainen, Antti Laitinen, Amel Seddiki, Viivi Isotalo ja Essi Kaila 

Activates the event team, which enables the organization of great and fun events. Offers decorating, cleaning, serving, entertainment and badge-, food- and drink selling services.

Lauri Kähkönen and Nestori Tähtinen
Master Chef

Responsible for kitchen team, plans, gathers the ingredients, and prepares the nourishments for events.


Anna Westerling and Amel Seddiki
Kitchen team

Works under the directions given by the master chef.

Ida Paloneva, Aino Kaitaharju, Jennie Sandvik, Lauri Kähkönen, Ruska Luiro, Nestori Tähtinen, Mari Kaitajärvi, Eerika Lumme, Anni Saisto and Katariina Nuojua 
Song leaders Viivi Isotalo, Riikka Puska, Roosa Hannuksela
Chief Editor of Leväperäinen Antti Laitinen
 Art Director of Leväperäinen Ursula Rinta-Jouppi
Leväperäinen editorial board

Write, plan and make illustrations for Leväperäinen together with the chief editor and the art director

Meryam Schakir, Paula Hietanen, Jenny Lindh, Sohvi Leminen, Emmi Aivola, Lauri Kähkönen, Meri Vuorivirta 


Wine competition officer

Is responsible for organizing Maydays annual wine competition. Often the host of the event as well.

Mimosa Ingervo
Equality officers

Make sure that every individual has a safe and comfortable experience in Myy Ry. Check the equality strategy with the event team, announce the existence of said strategy and make sure that it is implemented.

Maintain the equality feedback query and implement the safe-space operation of the clubroom in Biokeskus 3.

Mikko Hakala and Olli Jalonen
The head of fishing club Vimmat Lauri Kähkönen
Adult entertainment officer Noora Kiviniemi
Veggiefood club head Mikko Hakala
Clubroom and klusteri officers

Keep in contact with the clubroom officers of Symbioosi and SvNK. Participate in the cleaning operations of the clubroom and delegate other members of MYY ry as well.

Noora Kiviniemi
Loimu contact person

Are a member of the student association of Loimu. Contact person between Loimu and MYY ry, communicate important events and happenings of Loimu.

Inspect the cooperation agreement of MYY ry and Loimu and if necessary, make corrections together with the board. Oversee that the agreement is realized. Recruit freshers and organize familiarization events together with Loimu.

Riikka Puska
International officers

International officers notify about exchange possibilities and events. They keep in contact with the international officers of MMYL and Biosfääri.

Senni Kaavinen
Agronomiliitto officer

The board chooses a representative for the student committee of Agronomiliitto for a two-year term.

Inspect the cooperation agreement of MYY ry and Agronomiliitto and supervises its implementation. Takes care of the visibility of Agronomiliitto on MYY ry’s platforms.

Anni Arbelius
Alumni contact person

Keeps in contact with graduates and organizes events for alumni.

Miiro Jääsenkeläinen, Jenni Jääskeläinen, Veera Lyytikäinen, Mari Pieniniemi and Heidi Blom 
Biosfääri contact person

Keeps in touch with Biosfääri and other associations of Biosfääri. Recruits new board members for the board of Biosfääri.

MMYL contact person

Keeps in touch with MMYL and other associations of MMYL. Informs members of MMYL’s events.

Societal impact officers

Encourage students to make a social impact. Inform about societal discussion, especially about discussion about education and environmental matters. Organises joint trips to demonstrations and if needed, writes statements about selected topics.

Mikko Hakala and Anni Saisto
Nature trip club

Plan and organise nature trips to national parks and other nature areas.

Nestori Tähtinen and Senni Kaavinen
Environmental officers

Monitor the implementation of the environmental strategy. Act as the environmental officers on the excursion or brief the person in charge of the excursion. Generally, activate the environmental awareness of members. In general, environmental officers try to ensure that the environment and climate are taken into account in all of MYY ry’s events.

Mimosa Ingervo
Sports club

The sports club organises sports activities for members. They inform about sports events and keep members active!

Silja Veikkolainen ja Lea Fewer
Quidditch captain

Organizes quidditch practice for members.

Art club

Organise events and gatherings related to art, for example drawing in the club room.

Ruska Luiro, Ursula Rinta-Jouppi and Kaisa-Maria Hyvärinen
Erja & Kurja officers

They take care of movie nights and that members visit theaters, art museums and get a proper dose of cultural events.

Saku Suhonen and Mari Kaitajärvi