Guild officials

Internal affairs committee
Corporate relations and excursions committee

Study committee
Freshmen committee
External relations committee
Other officials

* = Is suitable for freshmen

Internal affairs committee

Sisäasiaintoimikunta (‘committee for internal affairs’) are under the IE, host and hostess.


Pikku-IE (‘little hosts and hostesses) is formed by usually 12 little host and hostesses. They help guild’s host and hostess in organizing events, mostly planning and organizing sitsit.


Vertti Hatara, Alex Kozorenko, Lauri Ollila, Elias Pasanen, Pauliina Penttilä, Matias Pesonen , Karla Raatikainen, Olli Särkilahti, Aleksi Tallgren, Helmi Tormilainen, Arttu Virolainen and Antti Vuorenmaa


Aino Juvakka and Aino Ylänne

Songmasters and songleaders

Songmasters and songleaders are responsible for holding IK’s sitsi traditions and developing them. Songmasters are responsible of songleading and helpers get to practice songleading and singing traditions. Songmasters are the people leading songs and singing at sitsit, and they come up with different kinds of speeches during sitsit.


Lassi Mäkelä, Ramzi el Geneidy and Kaarlo Forsman

Daniela Schenk, Matias Saikku, Rita Ristimäki, Tuomas Orava, Teemu Kanniainen, Laura Aalto, Simo Kauppila, Teemu Huotari and Jaakko Perälä

Songleader students*:
Lotta Aalto, Lauri Vallo, Fanni Mattsson, Leevi Koistinen, Ilmari Oinonen, Mikko Tiili, Sampo Sainio, Saku Ristolainen, Atte Jämsén, Matias Käkelä and Lauri Anttila

Sports coordinators*

Sports responsibles promote the guild’s sports activities by organizing different sports events like sports turns and trying different sports.

Niilo Kantoniemi, Samuli Aaltonen, Kasperi Haapanen, Vertti Hatara, Fanni Kaitale, Anna Laaksonen, Elina Leinonen, Minna Rantakokko, Jaan Rönkkö, Lauri Sääskilahti, Aleksi Tallgren and Mikko Tervakangas 

Culture responsibles

The culture coordinators are responsible by the guilds chiller cultural events, that can be anything they want. Previous events have been for example wine tasting, sushi evening and poker tournament.

Saku Ristolainen, Lotta Aalto, Ramzi el Geneidy, Leevi Koistinen, Lotta Lassila, Lassi Mäkelä, Aapo Salonen, Iiris Vuorialho, Maija Välimäki and Ella Väyrynen

Guild room coordinators

The guild room coordinators are responsible for maintaining and developing the guild room and they can for example do small surprises in the guild room for everyone’s delight.

Lotta Aalto, Tomas Kurenniemi and Janne Suominen

Guild room developers

The guild room developers are responsible for developing the guild room.

Ramzi el Geneidy, Leevi Koistinen and Lassi Mäkelä

Guild DJ

The guild’s DJ is responsible for playing music in the guild’s events. If you for example own a DJ-set and would like to play in smaller events, this is for you!

Theo Desrochés, Sara Salminen and Mikko Jantunen

Corporate relations and excursion committee

Corporate relations assistants*

The corporate relations assistants help the master of corporate relations for example with
contacting firms, social representations and bigger cooperation projects.

Mikael Kari, Miika Luhtamäki, Anni Pulkkinen and Minna Rantakokko

Excursion helpers*

Excursion helpers help the master of excursion in their tasks. The biggest task is organizing KPP in the autumn.

Lauri Ollila, Alina Suvanto, Ella Väyrynen, Iiris Visala and Anni Huuskonen


Kimble-coordinators take care that the traditional Norske Kimble is organized.

Teemu Kanniainen, Lauri Vallo, Mikko Tiili and Tuukka Harvela

Building coordinators*

The building coordinators organize building a vehicle to Winter days and Otatarha race.

Sofia Ahola, Vertti Hatara and Atte Jämsén

Study committee

The study committee works under the guild’s master of studies.

Study helpers

Study helpers help the master of studies in their events, like summer job sauna. They are also often hallopeds (student representative).

Fanni Mattsson, Ajay Santhosh Kumar and Ramzi el Geneidy

Alumni coordinator

Alumni coordinator’s tasks are holding developing IK’s alumni network. This includes for communicating with alumni and organizing events for alumni with the study committee.

Silja Yli-Juuti, Mikko Tiili, Laura Aalto, Iiro Ristikankare, Janne Suominen and Leevi Koistinen

Freshmen committee

Freshmen committee works under the guild’s Freshmen captain.

ISOvastaava, tutor responsible

ISOvastaava, tutor responsible is responsible of the guild’s tutors. The tasks include recruiting tutors and communicating with them. They work closely with the freshmen captain and the board. They belong to ITMK, which gathers all tutor responsibles from Otaniemi and organizes events for all tutors.

                Iiris Vuorialho

ISOisä (2021-2022 ISOvastaava, tutor responsible)

Aapo Salonen


External relations committee

The external relations committee works under the master of foreign affairs.

International tutor responsible (Kv-ISO-vastaava)*

Organises a group of tutors that help exchange students and master students with a fluent student life in Otaniemi.

Sofia Harri

International Buddy*

International buddies help the master of foreign affairs, for example with translating texts, organizing international events and English communication.

Jaan Rönkkö, Kristofer Mäkinen, Mikko Tiili, Anna Laaksonen, Ramzi el Geneidy and Juho Ojala


Ruutiset-committee is under the guild’s editor-in-chief


The documentors take photos of events and update them to gallery. There can be more than one person – and the most important is to like to take pictures and go to events.!

Jan Helo, Nina Svinhufvud, Maija Välimäki and Otto Jalas


The reporters’ main task is to write articles to guild’s magazine Ruutiset.

Janne Suominen, Iiris Vuorialho, Lassi Mäkelä, Daniela Schenk, Teemu Kanniainen, Olli Särkilahti, Frida Mitts, Matias Saikku, Lauri Sääskilahti, Laura Aalto, Saku Ristolainen, Rita Ristimäki, Nina Tanskanen, Eetu Kotiranta, Tomas Kurenniemi, Juho Ojala, Ramzi el Geneidy, Tuomas Orava and Iiro Ristikankare


The graphics make pictures and videos for guild’s needs (events, website, social media). It is the most  creative task and gives you a lot of freedom!

Sampo Sainio, Lauri Heroja and Maija Välimäki

Website responsible

The website responsible maintains and develops the website. Creating content is a part of it, and it is in collaborations with other guild officials. Updating the website is simple.

Fanni Mattsson

Archive responsible

The archive responsible’s task is to make sure that the guild’s activities are achived properly for next generations. They take materials to AYY’s archive.

Susanna Karlqvist, Tomas Kurenniemi and Matias Saikku

Other officials

Annual ball coordinator

The annual ball coordinators take care of IK’s annual ball (Hermanninsitsit)

Lotta Aalto and Tomas Kurenniemi

Annual ball committee

The annual ball committee helps the annual ball coordinators in many different ways. As part of the committee, one can help by designing the graphic look or by planning the cocktail event’s foods, the sillis, the shows at the ball or by acquiring sporsors etc.

Aino Tornivaara, Anna Laaksonen, Anni Lehikoinen, Fanni Mattsson, Iiris Vuorialho, Jenni Toivonen, Lassi Mäkelä, Leevi Koistinen, Maija Välimäki, Matti Viitanen, Mikko Jantunen, Ramzi el Geneidy, Teemu Kanniainen and Vilma Martti


ExotIK is IK’s own dance group that performs sometimes in events. The responsible’s task is to coordinate dances and have practices for them.

Siiri Lappalainen and Anna Laaksonen

Social media coordinators

The social media coordinators create content to guild’s social media (Facebook, Instagram).

Kalle Koskela, Alina Suvanto, Matti Viitanen and Maija Välimäki


The TEK-person is a link between the guild and TEK and holds for example a lecture about TEK for new freshmen in orientation week.

Susanna Karlqvist


MAIK is a club that gathers IK, MK and AK. Its purpose is to connect the students of these areas. MAIK-responsible is a member of MAIK ry’s board for the year. It is possible to be chairman, treasurer, secretary or a member of board. It is mostly organizing MAIK events.

Joonatan Seppänen, Pyry Matikainen and Alina Suvanto

Harassment contact persons

The harassment contact person is there for anyone who has experienced harassment and helps to solve the case. You can contact the harassment contact persons if you experience harassment or see bullying, discrimination, harassment or any inappropriate behavior in a guild’s event or activities.

Sofia Ahola, Sampo Sainio, Kasperi Haapanen, Maija Välimäki and Alina Lind

Continuity officials

This role is for the year 2021 to prevent traditions from fading away due to the Covid19-pandemic. The continuity officials help organize and consult the board on how to organize traditional events, which the board members might never have attended or helped organize in the past. For example traditions related to Wappu.

Lassi Mäkelä, Fanni Mattsson, Teemu Kanniainen and Lauri Sääskilahti


Dirty old aunt and uncle

The guild’s dirty old aunt and uncle make sure that guild’s traditions keep on from one generations to another when the officials change. They usually name their follower in the election meeting.

Dirty old aunt
Laura Aalto

Dirty old uncle
Tuukka Harvela

Auditors and their substitutes

They make sure that guild follows necessary laws and rules. The substitute of the respective auditor is bracketed.

Sampo Sainio (Eino Yrjänäinen) and Kasperi Haapanen (Laura Aalto)