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.


AAlina Suvanto, Elina Leinonen, Iiris Visala, Kalle Koskela, Katariina Kokkonen, Lotta Elonen, Mimosa Ajalin, Otto Jalas, Pyry Matikainen, Saara-Kaisla Kangas, Tuuli Särkkä, Vilma Martti


Matti Viitanen and Simo Kauppila

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.

Eelis Hemberg and Teemu Kanniainen

Daniela Schenk, Iiro Hyvönen, Iiro Lindgren, Kaarlo Forsman, Lassi Mäkelä, Matias Saikku, Ramzi el Geneidy, Rita Ristimäki, Tuomas Orava, Tuomas Rasku and Visa Simola

Songmasters students*:
Aapo Salonen, Eljas Almusa, Jaakko Perälä, Kalle Koskela, Laura Aalto, Lionel Irrmann, Matti Viitanen, Severi Korhonen and Teemu Huotari

Sports coordinators*

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

Eetu Kotiranta, Kristofer Mäkinen, Lotta Lassila, Markus Kanerva, Mikko Tiili, Rita Raulo and Teemu Huotari

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.

Daniela Schenk, Janne Suominen, Lionel Irrmann, Teemu Kanniainen and Tuomas Orava

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 Lassila, Rita Raulo and Severi Korhonen

Guild room developers

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

Eetu Kotiranta, Janne Suominen, Laura Aalto and Sampo Sainio

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!

Henri Vaitoma, 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.

Aino Korvenniemi, Katariina Kokkonen, Sofia Ahola and Vilma Martti

Excursion helpers*

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

Sofia Ahola, Vilma Martti, Aino Alkio, Joonatan Seppänen ja Anni Huuskonen


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

Kristofer Mäkinen, Nina Tanskanen, Tuukka Harvela, Erik Jaatinen ja Susanna Karlqvist

Building coordinators*

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

Tomas Kurenniemi, Eetu Kotiranta ja Kristofer Mäkinen

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, Iina Ohrankämmen, Eetu Kotiranta, Laura Aalto and Janne Suominen

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.

Mia Roslund, Silja Yli-Juuti, Rita Raulo, Mikko Tiili and Laura Aalto

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.

                Aapo Salonen

ISOmama (2020-2021 ISOvastaava, tutor responsible)

Fanni Kaitale


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.
                Ilari Pajula

International Buddy*

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

Ella Asikainen, Samuel Rabensteiner, Mikko Tiili, Saara-Kaisla Kangas, Ilari Pajula and Eino Yrjänäinen


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.!

              Siiri Lappalainen, Fanni Mattsson, Otto Jalas and Maija Välimäki


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

Mikael Väisänen, Janne Suominen, Matias Saikku, Laura Aalto, Rita Ristimäki, Lauri Sääskilähti, Visa Simola, Nina Tanskanen, Laura Markkanen, Teemu Kanniainen and Mikko Jantunen


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!

Maija Välimäki and Sampo Sainio

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.

Santeri Kääriäinen

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

Other officials

Annual ball coordinator

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

Anni Lehikoinen and Inka Hirvonen

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.

Eljas Almusa, Ella Asikainen, Helmi Takala, Ilmari Oinonen, Kristofer Mäkelä, Lassi Mäkelä, Leevi Koistinen, Lionel Irrmann, Lotta Aalto, Lotta Lassila, Matias Saikku, Mikko Tiili, Susanna Karlqvist


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.

Fanni Kaitale and Laura Aalto

Social media coordinators

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

Fanni Mattsson and Anna Laaksonen


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.

Iiris Vuorialho, Liida Pihlavirta and Otto Jalas

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.

Sampo Sainio and Laura Aalto

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.

Mia Roslund, Laura Aalto, Susanna Karlqvist, Tuukka Harvela ja Matias Saikku


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
Nina Tanskanen

Dirty old uncle
Susanna Karlqvist

Auditors and their substitutes

They make sure that guild follows necessary laws and rules.

Mikael Väisänen (Matias Saikku) ja Atte Ahti (Jutta Kanerva)