Who we are:

From the left: Tove Hydmark, Mikaela Hansson, Agnes Torstensson, Jim Jormanainen, Lukas Jarvis, Olle Linder, Johanna Wallander, Gabriella Blakstad, Ingrid Skagerlind och Sara Jändel. 


The board of 2018:



Jim Jormanainen


As president, I am ultimately responsible for the association and the activities we arrange. One of my main tasks is to lead and support the board as well as to manage our contacts with other associations in Uppsala.





Olle Linder

Vice President

As the vice president, I am responsible for maintaining contacts with UPaD’s partners, mainly Folkuniversitetet and Akademikerförbundet SSR. I also help the president and the rest of the board when needed.





Lukas Jarvis


As secretary, I have an overall responsibility for UPaD’s administration and record its board meetings. I am also in charge of the register regarding the association’s members and alumna.





Tove Hydmark


As the treasurer of UPaD, I am responsible for the association’s finances. This includes making sure that we are following the set budget, collecting membership fees, and selling UPaD’s tote bags and songbooks.





Sara Jändel

Head of Communication

As Head of Communication I am in charge of sending out the newsletter, updating the website and our social media, and answering general questions from our members. I am also in charge of the marketing and PR of the association.



Mikaela Hansson

Head of Education

As Head of Education, I am responsible for the Committee of Education and our work to continuously strengthen the possibilities for students to influence and ameliorate their education. The committee organises the mentorship programme, appoints student representatives and arranges events related to our education..




Agnes Torstensson

Vice Head of Education

As vice head of education, I constitute the link between UPaD and Samsek (Samhällsvetenskapliga Sektionen). I additionally work alongside the head of education in the work of the Committee of Education.




Ingrid Skagerlind

Head of Events

As Head of Events I am responsible for organising and coordinating social events for, and together with, UPaD’s members. This entails everything from gasques and pub-crawls to ski trips and guest lectures, as well as the yearly ’inspark’.




Johanna Wallander

Vice Head of Events

As vice head of events I am a helping hand to the head of events regarding organization and planning of UPaD’s social events. Both by assisting the head of events on bigger happenings and by taking responsibility for smaller events such as pub-crawls. My intention is to work as a link between the board and our members providing with new ideas for upcoming events.



Sofia Glaser 

Alternate Member

As the alternate member, I temporarily take over the voting rights if someone cannot be present at a meeting, and otherwise give an extra opinion. I also do some general tasks.



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