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Board I - f.l.t.r: Jarmo Kikstra, Robin de Groot, Sarah Schöttler, Kamiel Verhelst, Rob Verbeek, Yanick Verkerk. Absent: William Steenbergen

Kamiel Verhelst (Chair & Website (technical))

As chair, Kamiel will be the first representative of the association. He is responsible for ensuring the board works effectively and as a team, and he chairs our monthly board meetings as well as General Assemblies. Additionally, Kamiel is in charge of the technical aspects of the website.

Sarah Schöttler (Secretary & ATLAS Liaison)

As secretary, Sarah is responsible for a range of administrative tasks such as member administration, taking minutes of board meetings and General Assemblies, responding to emails, and keeping the board’s calendar and task lists updated. She also acts as liaison with ATLAS.

Rob Verbeek (Treasurer)

As treasurer, Rob is responsible for the financial administration of the association, which includes creating a budget plan, dealing with incoming and outgoing invoices and declarations as well as automatic withdrawals, and ensuring the association stays financially healthy. He works closely with the Finance Committee.

Robin de Groot (Events & Website Content)

Robin is responsible for event planning. This includes our annual New Year’s Drink and the Batavierenrace team as well as any additional events we choose to organise. Robin is also responsible for creating website content and keeping it updated, coordinating closely with Jarmo and William, who are in charge of our social media channels.

Jarmo Kikstra (Social Media, Newsletter & S.A. Atlantis Liaison)

Jointly with William, Jarmo is responsible for maintaining our social media presence on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn, and for compiling and sending out our monthly newsletter. They coordinate closely with Robin, who takes care of the website content. Jarmo additionally acts as liaison with S.A. Atlantis.

William Steenbergen (Social Media & Newsletter)

Jointly with Jarmo, William is responsible for maintaining our social media presence on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn, and for compiling and sending out our monthly newsletter. They coordinate closely with Robin, who takes care of the website content.

Yanick Verkerk ♱

Yanick passed away in February 2020 after a long period of sickness. He had been one of the earliest proponents of setting up an alumni association and chaired the alumni committee while we were working on setting up UCTAA. He was one of the founding board members of UCTAA and stayed an active member of the board until shortly before his death. His responsibilities included event planning (jointly with Robin) and acting as a liaison with ATLAS (jointly with Sarah). He is sorely missed.