Board

Currently, the 15th TeMa Board is looking for its successors. Interested? Read everything on this page

Board of 2023-2024

The 15th 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 650 members! Together with the committee members, the board is responsible for organizing different events each year. Being a TeMa board member is an enjoyable and highly educational experience! 

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f.l.t.r. Tijmen de Groot (External Relations), Joëlle Smit (Secretary & Promotion), Martijn Brouwer (Chairman), Quirine Rodenberg (Internal Relations & Education) and Tristan Timte (Treasurer & Vice-Chairman)

Are you interested in becoming 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? Apply for the TeMa Board 2024-2025! Applications open in early 2025, but you can always grab a coffee with one of our current board members to get some information about a board year at TeMa! 

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Chairman - Martijn Brouwer

Function description

The chairman is ultimately responsible for the functioning of TeMa and is, therefore, the final representative to the outside world. You will be seen as the face of the association. Moreover, the chairman focuses on the cooperation between all board members and the long-term strategy of the TeMa. Finally, the president is responsible for ensuring that TeMa's mission and vision are effectively put to practice.

About Martijn

'Hey all! I’m Martijn Brouwer and I will be this year's chairman of Tema! Two years ago I made the best decision of my life by extending my student life by starting my Pre-master Supply Chain Management after graduating from my HBO in Alkmaar. I, of course, immediately became a member of TeMa and had a blast of a time before making the choice of joining the Board. The spare time I have will be spent at the padel court (I dare you to challenge me!) or on all kinds of (board) games! I’m really looking forward to the upcoming year with the endless fun activities! Hope to see you all there!'




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Secretary & Promotion - Joëlle Smit

Function description

The secretary is responsible for all external communication of the association. As the secretary, you are responsible for the mailings to students, membership administration, the annual planning, and planning activities. Additionally, the secretary sends official correspondence and the monthly newsletter and maintains the website. Besides being secretary, this function also contains responsibility for the promotion, such as merchandise and Social Media. 

About Joëlle

'Hey there! My name is Joëlle and I’m thrilled to announce that I will be the Secretary & Promotion of the Board 2023-2024. When I’m not fulfilling my Board responsibilities, you can usually find me playing Floorball, trying out different sports at the Aclo, or enjoying quality time with friends over drinks. This year, I am looking forward to meeting all of you at our upcoming events! If you have any questions, feel free to drop by our office or contact me via email or WhatsApp. See you soon!'



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Treasurer & Vice-Chairman - Tristan Timte

Function description

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. 

About Tristan

'Hi there, fellow TeMa members! My name is Tristan and I am the Treasurer & Vice-Chairman of this year's TeMa board. When I'm not crunching numbers, you'll find me on the tennis court or enjoying a glass of wine. Despite being a fresh face at TeMa, I'm beyond excited to meet anyone I don't know yet! If you're ever around our office, don't hesitate to drop by and say hi. I can't wait for the first activities to take place and I hope to see you all there! Let's make this year unforgettable together!'




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Internal Relations & Education - Quirine Rodenberg

Function description

The Internal Relations & Education is responsible for recruiting and retaining all committee members that will organize our events during the year. The Internal is the main contact 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.

About Quirine

“Hi! My name is Quirine Rodenberg and I am currently fulfilling the role of Internal Relations & Education within the board of 2023-2024! I live here in Groningen and just finished my bachelors in Technology Management. In my spare time I like to play field hockey, play board games, and hang out with my friends. I am always in for a chat and I really look forward to the upcoming year, meeting everyone and to have a good time together. Do not hesitate to contact me whenever you want!”

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External Relations - Tijmen de Groot

Function description

The External Relations is in charge of 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. 

About Tijmen

'Hey all! My name is Tijmen and I am the External Relations of the 15th TeMa board. As External Relations, I am responsible for managing and acquiring collaborations with relevant partners. Therefore, you can always walk by to explore the career opportunities or book a Career Consult with me.

In my free time, I enjoy cycling, going to festivals, and meeting up with friends while enjoying a few beers. I look forward to meeting you all during our activities and making this an unforgettable year!'