Meet the Board
The Board of 2022-2023
The current and 13th Board of ISA Umami was inaugurated at the general member meeting on the 1st of November 2022. Our board consists of two national and two international students.
Our vision is to support HFIM students in their individual and academic growth. Through Umami, we want to bring students from various backgrounds together and provide opportunities for professional networking. By organizing a variety of activities and events we want to inspire students and altogether enrich their time spent in this program.
Chairwoman: Laia Perote Acín
Secretary + Vice Chairwoman: Veerle van den Bogart
Treasurer + External Commissioner: Ruben Schifferling
Internal Commissioner: Aubry Vincent
From left to right: Aubry Vincent, Ruben Schifferling, Laia Perote Acín, Veerle van den Bogart
The Board of 2021-2022
The 12th Board of ISA Umami was inaugurated at the general member meeting on the 1st of November 2021. Our board consists of two national and three international students.
Our vision is to build a strong community amongst HFIM students, while facilitating the opportunities to create networks and stimulate them to strengthen their professional skills. Additionally, Umami aims to inspire students to thrive and become the best version of themselves.
Chairwoman: Carolina Toussaint
Secretary: Silvia Bellin
Treasurer + Vice Chairwoman: Mara Kynast
External Commissioner: Ole Valkenet
Internal Commissioner: Bente van Santvoort
From left to right: Ole Valkenet, Bente van Santvoort, Carolina Toussaint, Silvia Bellin, Mara Kynast
The Board of 2020-2021
The 11th Board of ISA Umami was inaugurated at the general member meeting on the 29th of October 2020. Our board consists of two national and three international students.
Our vision is to create a strong community by connecting alumni and present HFIM students and to create new bonds with like-minded enterprises. We want to support and guide students throughout their academic and professional journeys, and to inspire them to be the best version of themselves.
Chairwoman: Lisa Gerretzen
Secretary + Vice Chairwoman: Natacha Benbernou
Treasurer: Andres Anton Dura
External Commissioner: María Rodríguez Jiménez
Internal Commissioner: Mirte Florie
From left to right: Lisa Gerretzen, Natacha Benbernou, Andres Anton Dura, María Rodríguez Jiménez, Mirte Florie
The Board of 2019-2020
The tenth board of ISA Umami was inaugurated at the general member meeting on the 31st of October 2019. Our board consists of three national and two international students.
Our vision is to broaden our horizons while supporting each other and building long lasting friendships. We aim to provide a safe, accessible, and welcoming environment for the HFIM community.
From Left to Right: Heleen Zweepe, Daphne Groot, Yoanna Velinova, Bente Relou, Dogan Basoglu
The Board of 2018-2019
The ninth board of ISA Umami was inaugurated at the general member meeting on the 1st November 2018. Our board consists of four national and one international students.
Our vision is to thrive together: be successful together, get the best out of this master program, out of each other and support each others’ learning process’
From left to right: Elena Payán de Tejada Sánchez, Maud ter Bogt, Levi Smeets, Pietsje van der Leeuw, Wies van Beek
The Board of 2017-2018
The eight board of ISA Umami was inaugurated at the general member meeting on the 2nd of November 2017. Our board consists of five national students. Our main goal is to create more awareness around the master, not only in The Netherlands but additionally in Belgium and Germany. By this, we aim to generate more international business opportunities.
The eighth board:
Britt van Belkom as Chairwoman
Tessa van der Geld as Secretary
Kim Habets as Treasurer
Maud Corstjens as External Commissioner
Niels Visschers as Internal Commissioner & Vice-Chairman
From left to right: Maud Cortsjens, Tessa van der Geld, Niels Visschers, Britt van Belkom, Kim Habets
The Board of 2016-2017
The seventh board of ISA Umami was inaugurated at the general member meeting of the 3rd of November 2016. Our board consisted of four national students and one international student and we had as goal to spread the words about our master, to create more business opportunities for our field and to provide new educational and fun experiences for the upcoming year!
The seventh board:
Elke Donkers as Chairwoman
Konstantina Mouliou as Secretary
Rob Wijers as Treasurer
Lorraine Arts as External Commissioner
Tom Kerstens as Internal Commissioner & Vice Chairman
From left to right: Lorraine Arts, Tom Kerstens, Elke Donkers, Rob Wijers, Konstatina Mouliou
The Board of 2015-2016
The sixth board of ISA Umami was installed at the general member meeting on the 29th of October 2015. Their board consisted of four national students and one international student. The main goals they wanted to achieve were promoting the Venlo community, providing a student handbook for the international students, organizing great events and activities and making our master program and Umami better known in the work-field.
The sixth board:
Luuk Driessen as Chairman
Marloes Martens as Secretary
Karin Lenssen as Treasurer
Amy Erkel as External Commissioner
Thomas Beadnall as Internal Commissioner & Vice Chairman
From left to right: Karin Lenssen, Luuk Driessen, Marloes Martens, Thomas Beadnall, Amy Erkel
The Board of 2014-2015
The fifth board of ISA Umami started their work after November the 3rd, where they got installed during a General Member Meeting. The new board consists of one international student and four national students, who will do the best they can to make this year unforgettable.
The fifth board:
Rik Hanssen as Chairman
Gerly van Meijl as Secretary
Paul Devane as Treasurer
Sietske Boonstra as External Commissioner & Vice Chairman
Gleen van Lieshout as Internal Commissioner
From left to right, upper: Glenn van Lieshout, Paul Devane
lower: Gerly van Meijl, Rik Hanssen, Sietske Boonstra
The Board of 2013-2014
The fourth board of ISA Umami was installed during the General Member Meeting (GMM) of November 14th.
The board consisted of five international students.
The fourth board:
Andrew Tandra as Chairman
Anna Bickel as Secretary
Maycirit Aguirre as Treasurer
Stephanie Delva as External Commissioner & Vice Chairman
Florencia Nallely Moreno Torres as Internal Commissioner
From left to right, upper: Anna Bickel, Stephanie Delva;
lower: Florencia Nallely Moreno Torres, Andrew Tandra, Maycirit Aguirre
The Board of 2012-2013
The third board of ISA Umami was installed during the General Member Meeting of November 8th.
The third board:
Paul de Raadt as Chairman
Kyra Teeken as Secretary & Vice Chairman
Debra de With as Treasurer
Sophie Tullemans as External Commissioner
Cas Fuchs as Internal Commissioner
From left to right: Sophie Tullemans, Kyra Teeken, Paul de Raadt, Debra de With, Cas Fuchs
The Board of 2011-2012
The International Study Association Umami changed their board at November 14th, during a General Member Meeting. The second board of ISA Umami consisted of five persons.
The second board:
Maikel Borm as chairman
Luisa Schützenmeister as Secretary
Adeline Kartika Putri as Treasurer
Alie de Boer as External Commissioner & Vice Chairman
Joris Schreurs as Internal Commissioner
From left to right: Luisa Schützenmeister, Alie de Boer, Adeline Kartika Putri. Lower: Joris Schreurs, Maikel Borm
The Board of 2010-2011
The first board of ISA Umami consisted of four persons:
Saskia Robben as chairman
Monique Clairbois as secretary
Joyce Schloesser as Treasurer
Vincent van Buul as vice-chair & external relations
Left to right: Saskia Robben, Joyce Schloesser, Monique Clairbois and
Vincent van Buul.