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The Election Committee’s nominatons for the Association of Foreign Affairs’ board 2017/18

The Election Committee would like to thank for the great interest and engagement shown throughout the application process for the positions. We have had the pleasure of having a lot of interesting and inspiring interviews, we would like to thank all applicants for that! Here is the list of the nominated candidates and some more information regarding the Annual Meeting at the 11th of May.

Counter-candidacies must be registered no later than the 7th of May by emailing electioncommittee@upflund.se . This does not apply to candidates already nominated to a position or to vacant positions. The Election Committe would like to encourage all members of the Association of Foreign Affairs to take the opportunity to candidate for vacant positions. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Best regards,

The Election Committee

 

List of nominated candidates

Board positions

 

President

Ebba Coghlan

 

Vice President

Ebba Bergström

 

Secretary

Leon Klingborg

 

Treasurer

Tobias Adolfsson

 

Activity

Soha Kadhim – Head of the Activity Committee and Board Member

Jakob Granath – Head of the Activity Committee and Deputy Board Member

 

Career

Maximin Orsero – Head of the Career Committee and Board Member

Maggie Huynh – Head of the Career Committee and Deputy Board Member

 

The Perspective Webzine

Mårten Randau – Editor-in- Chief of The Perspective Webzine and Board Member

Joseph Aivalikli – Editor-in- Chief of The Perspective Webzine and Deputy Board Member

 

PR

Tilda Kajbjer- Head of the PR Committee and Board Member

Erik Helldén- Head of the PR Committee and Deputy Board Member

 

Lecture

Ellen Boije af Gennäs Erre- Head of the Lecture Committee and Board Member

Eleonora Hallberg- Head of the Lecture Committee and Deputy Board Member

Jonatan Pupp- Head of the Lecture Committee and Deputy Board Member

 

Radio

Hanna Kanon- Editor-in- Chief of The Perspective Radio and Board Member

Editor-in- Chief of The Perspective Radio and Deputy Board Member: Vacant

 

Travel

Glenn Lio- Head of the Travel Committee and Board Member

Tove Jörgensen – Head of the Travel Committee and Deputy Board Member

 

The Perspective Magazine

Zigne Edström- Editor-in- Chief of The Perspective Magazine and Board Member

Vide Wassberg- Editor-in- Chief of The Perspective Magazine and Deputy Board Member

 

IT

Christopher Andersson- Head of IT and Board Member

 

Other elective positions

UFS Representative

Julia Bergström- UFS Representative

 

Auditor

Vacant

 

Election Committee (in preparation for 2018 elections)

Vacant

 

 

Information about the election process at the Annual Election Meeting

 

The election process is as follows:

– The Election Committee presents the nominated candidate for the position.

– The Chair asks if there are any counter-candidates.

– If not, the nominated candidate gives a short speech, 1-2 min.

– The Meeting votes through acclamation if nothing else is requested.

 

In the case of a counter-candidacy:

– The Election Committee presents the nominated candidate for the position.

– The Chair asks if there are any counter-candidates.

– The persons who intend to counter-candidate announces their candidacy.

– All candidates, except for the nominated candidate, leave the room accompanied by one of the attesters/vote counters.

– Nominated candidate gives a speech, 3-4 min, followed by questions from the meeting.

– Nominated candidate leaves the room and the same process is repeated for the remaining candidates.

– All candidates leave the room.

– The floor is open for discussion.

– The meeting decides through a secret ballot.

 

 

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