Every year, half of the board is elected. Board members term is of two years. The term of deputy members is one year. Board members can be re-elected. You can find more information on our rules.
On the 10th of November 2022, a new board was elected.
The board member’s roles for the year 2023 and their terms
Essi Jukkala (2023–2024)
Tarja Porkka-Kontturi (2023–2024)
Vice president, communications
Anna Salomaa (2022–2023)
Elina Sievänen (2023–2024)
Licia Prehn (2022–2023)
Communications, Pride collaboration
Emmi Hattunen (2023–2024)
Events contact person, membership issues
Suvi Latva (2023–2024)
Board member, industry contact person
Paula Jukarainen (2023–2024)
Erja Taskinen (2023)
Emmi Kärnä (2023)
Milsa Malin (2023)
Deputy member, Helsinki Pre-IGDA gatherings
In addition to the officially elected board, WiGFi also has volunteers working on different projects and topics!
Becoming a board member
Any registered member who is interested in helping to develop WiGFi and can commit to a year of voluntary work is welcomed to apply for a board seat at the elective assembly!
The elective assembly meeting is held in the autumn/early winter and board candidates can announce their candidacy before the meeting. Meeting invitation is sent via email to members, and information about our elective assembly is shared on our social media channel and website.