New board members!
During the autumn semester the UPF board has elected three new board members and an auditor.
The position as auditor was put as vacant during the annual meeting. The board has therefore filled the vacancy by electing Oscar Sönnegren to the position as auditor.
The UPF board has expanded and now includes the position "Head of IT". We congratulate Felix Kayers on being elected.
Since our two heads of activity are leaving us to go on exchange this spring semester the board has elected Severine Renard as Head of Activity and Markus Hellström as Deputy Head of Activity starting on the first of January.
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