At the end of last week, Arcada Student Union – ASK’s Chairperson of the Board Ida Flemmich was elected to our umbrella organization Finnish Student Union Association – SAMOK’s Board for 2022.
The new board was elected by all student unions of applied sciences in Finland at SAMOK’s 26th General Assembly on 28-29.10.2021, which this year was held online. The General Assembly has also approved, for example, the business plan and budget for next year as well as a policy document regarding FSHS’ impact.
“I am grateful for all the support I’ve received during the autumn, both from ASK, alumni and friends. And I am super excited to be able to continue working for the best of all UAS students next year.” says Ida regarding her new position.
Emmi Lainpelto from The Students’ Union of Tampere University of Applied Sciences (Tamko) was elected chairperson of SAMOK for 2022 and Rico Martikainen from Southeast Finland’s University of Applied Sciences’ student union Kaakko was elected vice chairperson. Elected to the board, in addition to Ida, are Erica Alaluusua from The Student Union of Haaga-Helia – Helga, Jenna Jourio from The Student Union of Laurea University of Applied Sciences Laureamko and Tekla Kosonen from Student Union of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences METKA. The new board will begin its work in January 2022. We wish Ida and all the other elected members good luck with their new position of trust!