Back to the list

Election to KY’s Representative Council Chair and Vice Chair 2024


Chair and Vice Chair of the Representative Council 2024

We are looking for a Chair and Vice Chair for the next year, and the applications are now open!

The Representative Council (edustajisto or “edari” in Finnish) is the highest decision-making body of KY. Essentially its purpose is to make sure that KY is acting in the best interest of its members.

The Representative Council decides on all major issues of the association, therefore determining what KY is, what it stands for and what KY actually does today and in the years to come. The Council operates at the very heart of KY, which makes it a great viewpoint to what’s happening in our community. The council will decide on strategy, action plan, and the budget as well as e.g. planning our future premises and updating regulations of KY.

KY’s Representative Council Chair and Vice Chair are positions of responsibility from 1.1.2024–31.12.2024. Excellent communication skills in Finnish and in English are required from the Chair but not from the Vice Chair. The Chair and the Vice Chair of the Representative Council will be chosen by KY’s Representative Council.

Apply by sending the following materials to by Sunday 26.11.2023 21:00:

  • Application
  • Brief introduction of yourself
  • Picture of yourself (1080 x 1080 px)
  • Resume

All materials must be in English and they will be sent to the KY Representative Council. Introductions and pictures will be published here. 

If you have any questions regarding the elections, please contact or if you want to know more about specific positions contact the current Chair Aino Piipponen (, 044 329 9199) or Vice Chair Onni Syvälahti (, 045 124 2963). It is recommended to reach out to the current Chair or Vice Chair to discuss ongoing events and responsibilities.


KY’s Representative Council

9.11.2023 Application period opens (KY’s Representative Council Chair and Vice Chair).

26.11.2023 at 21:00 Deadline to apply for the Chair and Vice Chair.

29.11.2023 at 17:00 Panel for candidates applying for the Chair or Vice Chair. Right after the panel, the Chair and the Vice Chair will be elected.

Apply hereBack to the top