The Representative Council exercises the highest authority in the student union. The Council is elected for a two-year term and all AYY members are eligible to vote and stand as candidate in the elections held every other year. The Council consists of 45 representatives who must all be members of AYY.

Among other things, the Council is responsible for AYY’s budget, financial statement, loans, construction decisions, and rules. It also elects the Student Union Board, the President of the Board and the highest officials. Meetings of the Representative Council are open to all AYY members, and you can also follow them live at For more information about the Representative Council, please visit AYY’s Student Council Wiki “Edariwiki“.

Representative Council Chair

You can contact the chair of the Representative Council by email or

Ilkka Särkiö
Chair of the Representative Council
Säde Palmu
Vice Chair
Tapio Hautamäki
2nd Vice Chair

Chairs of Representative Council Groups

You can contact the chairs of Representative Council Groups by email

Aalto Party Tuulia Telin
CHEM Kia Lehti
Konergia Tommi Lintilä
Kylterirengas -edustajistoryhmä Juho Paavola
Luova Santeri Nuotio
Polytekarna Ellen Heikkilä
Pro Arte Lauri Pulkkinen
SCIsma Lari Koponen
Greener Aalto Peppi Seppälä
Voltti Titta Saari

For more information about the Representative Council, please visit AYY’s Student Council Wiki “Edariwiki“.