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. Finally, the president is responsible for ensuring that TeMa's mission and vision are effectively put to practice.
''Currently, I'm studying Business Administration-TM. Besides my studies, I like to do spend time with friends and play korfball in my Frisian home base. Besides my chairmanship, I also have a job in online marketing. I'm really excited for the 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, 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 Social Media and merchandise.
''At the moment I'm in my third year of the BSc Business Administration. I am looking forward to promoting and representing the association as secretary of the TeMa Board and make it a fantastic year!
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.
''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 chose to become a member of the Board. At the moment I am still a relatively new face at TeMa, but I am looking forward to getting to know everyone!
Internal Relations - Emil Mulder
The internal relations 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.
''Currently, I study Business Administration and work occasionally at the Bagels and Beans. I also like football, tennis, card games, and elaborate cooking. A board year seems like a very fun and educational challenge to me. Especially being an Internal Relations Officer is great, because of the amount of contact with all of our members! Hopefully, see you soon!''
External Relations - Ruben Sieljes
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.
''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 welcoming the study association TeMa is. After a few cups of coffee with (former) board members, I was quickly convinced to apply for the Board!
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 email@example.com to schedule a coffee date! We are more than happy to explain everything you want to know. The application period will start in February 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 firstname.lastname@example.org!