Vice President, Sara Hooton, has resigned from her position due to personal reasons, and her last day at the union was the 4th of February. She notified the board on the 10th of January of her resignation and the board held a board meeting on the 26th of January where the delegation of tasks and responsibility was discussed and decided upon.
Jönköping Student Union would like to give a big thank you to Sara for her time at the Student Union, and her effort and engagement in all projects she worked with!!
These are the main tasks, and the list can be made a lot longer. The vice president position is vital for a functioning student representation at JU. Therefore, it is important that certain of these tasks are kept going and thankfully we will be able to uphold the most important representative functions. Two JSU generals (the president of each student association) have agreed to take certain tasks in terms of representative positions.
The organizational responsibility and matters such as preparing for the Annual Meeting have been placed on the current JSU President, Sophia Fröberg Liljenberg, and the board members will in varying degrees also have an increased workload as all the tasks are not suitable for the president to take on.
For the three presidents mentioned above, these delegations will result in an increase of their workload beyond what their original positions entail, and therefore the board has decided to give them an extra remuneration for the period in which the vice president role is vacant.
The Board has decided to not open a by-election, as the chance of finding someone is deemed low and it would require resources for the handover that we would like to prioritize on preparation for the annual meeting and as there are persons with sufficient knowledge and experience willing to take on extra responsibility the most important functions will be upheld.
For further information or if you have any questions please contact the JSU president: firstname.lastname@example.org