The 13th board of TeMa consists of five dedicated students. The board is responsible for leading the association on a daily basis. The board manages and organizes an association with more than 500 members. Together with committee members, the board is responsible for organizing different events each year. Being a board member of the technology study association in the Netherlands is an enjoyable and highly educational experience!
Chairman - Kristyn van der Veen
The chairman is ultimately responsible for the functioning of TeMa and is therefore the final representative to the outside world. Moreover, the chairman focuses on the cooperation between all board members and the long-term strategy of the TeMa. Finall, the president is responsible for ensuring that TeMa's mission and visions are effectively put to practice.
''My name is Kristyn, I am 21 years young and study Business Administration-TM. Besides my studies I like to do spend time with friends and play korfball in my Frisian homebase. Besides my chairmanship, I also have a job in online marketing. I'm really excited for year and can't wait to see you all when it's physically possible again!''
Secretary & Promotion - Gwen de Langen
The secretary is responsible for all external communication of the association. As secretary, you are responsible for the mailings to students and planning activities. Additionally, the secretary sends official correspondence, takes care of the facilities and during every meeting the secretary acts as a notary. Besides being secretary, this function also caintains responsability for promotion, which means that you are responsable for the Social Media, PR and merchandise. Furthermore, the secretary also sends a Newsletter every month and is in charge of listing the events and maintaining the website. Finally, you are responsible for the membership administration and the annual planning.
''My name is Gwen and I'm originally from Zaandam, but I've been living in Groningen for 2 years now. I like to play field hockey at G.C.H.C. and sail (with sunny weather) in the beautiful province of Friesland. At the moment I'm in my third year of the bachelor business administration. Nevertheless, I am looking forward to promote and represent the association as secretary of the TeMa board! I am very much looking forward to this experience together with my fellow board members and despite corona make it a fantastic year. This of course in cooperation with the committees, members and partners that TeMa knows!''
Treasurer - Jasper Platte
The treasurer is responsible for the financial position of TeMa. All financial transactions of TeMa go by the treasurer: from general expenses to specific event budgets. Within the board, the treasurer monitors and decides the budgets of TeMa. The treasurer must continuously stay informed of the benefits and expenses of the association. Finally, the treasurer provides periodical financial reports for the board and the supervisory board (RvA).
''I grew up in the Noord-Veluwe, but I have been living in Groningen for several years now. This year I started both the master SCM and TOM. I would like to have more challenges than just studying, which is why I am doing a year on the board. I also try to stay in shape through fitness, running and skating. At the moment I am still a relatively new face at TeMa, but I am looking forward to getting to know everyone! I hope to have a fantastic year with my fellow board members and to meeting everyone at one of the events!
Internal Relations - Emil Mulder
The internal relations is responsible for recruiting and retaining all committee members that will organise our events during the year. The internal is the main contact point for committee members within the association and facilitates training for them. Moreover, the internal arranges all social activities of TeMa, like our monthly drinks and general meetings.
''My name is Emil and I am from Leeuwarden. I study Business Administration and work occasionally at the Bagels and Beans. I also like football, tennis, to play a lot of card games and elaborate cooking. A board year seems like a very interesting and fun challenge to me. Especially being an internal relations officer is great, because of the amount of contact with all of our members! I am still a fairly new face at TeMa, but I am really looking forward to meeting all of you and making it a great year with everyone. Hopefully see you soon!''
External Relations - Ruben Sieljes
The external relations is in charge of the continuing the contact with our current partners, for acquiring new partners and for the sale of our promotional opportunities. The external will visit every partner during the summer and discuss the possibilities for the coming academic year, among which the participation for our events.
''My name is Ruben, 22 years old and born in beautiful Twente. Last February I completed my Bachelor of Business Administration-TM. Last year I was actively involved with TeMa by being part of the Activities Committee. During the year I also experienced how cozy and friendly the study association TeMa is. After a few cups of coffee with (former) board members I was quickly convinced to apply for the board. I am really looking forward to being responsible for TeMa next year, together with my fellow board members. I also hope to see you all soon at the events!''
Become a board member!
Do you want to develop yourself professionally and socially? And do you want to get the most out of your student life? Then apply for a board position! Do you want some more information about a board year or specific functions? Feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a coffee date! We are more than happy to explain everything you want to know. The application period will start in Februari 2022 and the deadline of application is on Saturday the 12th of March, 23:59. You can apply by sending your resume and motivation letter to email@example.com!