The President is responsible for leading the board and the association as a whole. This includes leading meetings, managing the rest of the board and keeping an overview of everything that is going on within the association. This also means supporting other board members where needed and facilitating group dynamics. Moreover, the president is the face of the association and represents AEclipse to outside parties. You will also be involved in setting long-term strategies for the association and drive its development so it can continue to thrive, especially in these challenging times. The AEclipse president is also directly in charge of the City Trip committee.
Current President: Jan
Vice-president and Secretary
The vice-president and secretary is mostly responsible for the marketing of the association and its administration. This includes designing marketing materials for events, managing AEclipse's social media and website. Hence, the secretary oversees the marketing strategy, thinks of the best way to market upcoming events and coordinates the marketing committee. In addition, the secretary is the first contact point for students and oversees AEclipse's communication channels. You will also be handling membership administration and other administrative matters. As vice-president, you will also assist the president in his or her tasks when needed.
Current Vice-president and Secretary: Elise
As treasurer, your primary task is to oversee AEclipse's finances and make sure it remains financially healthy. This means preparing and overseeing the budget, keeping up with the financial administration and implementing AEclipse's financial strategy. Hence, the treasurer advises and supports the rest of the board and active members in financial matters. In addition, AEclipse's treasurer is directly responsible for the Erasmus Thesis Project, which is a project meant to provide guidance to bachelor students in writing their thesis. Hence, you will also be managing the Erasmus Thesis Project committee.
Current Treasurer: Armands
Commissioner of External Affairs
The Commissioner of External Affairs* is responsible for organising events with external parties. In general, this means events with companies such as Frontier Economics and organisations like the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment. These can be workshops, company presentations, wine tastings or networking events. In addition, the Commissioner of External Affairs is tasked with communication with these companies and the continuation of AEclipse's sponsorships. Hence, you will also be coordinating the External Committee, which will second you in the organisation of the professional events AEclipse organises.
Current Commissioner of External Activities: Dascha
Commissioner of Internal Affairs
The Commissioner of Internal Affairs is responsible for AEclipse's academic and social events. In general, this includes academic events such as guest lectures, panel discussions and conferences as well as the National Economics Olympiad, which is a prestigious problem-solving competition for Economics students from all over the Netherlands. In addition, the Commissioner of Internal Affairs is tasked with organising social events that engage both students and the faculty, such as the traditional Students vs. Staff tournament. You will also coordinate the academic committee, which will assist you in the organisation of these events and more.
Current Commissioner of Internal Activities: Amiya
Commissioner of Development Economics
The Commissioner of Development Economics coordinates AEclipe's flagship event, the International Research Project. Within the International Research Project, a team of highly motivated and talented master students conducts research into a relevant topic for a developing economy, commissioned by a partner such as a local NGO. The project usually culminates with a trip to the country the research is about. Hence, the Commissioner of Development Economics coordinates the International Research Project Committee and the team of student consultants and is tasked with making sure the desk research and the trip run smoothly.
Current Commissioner of Development Economics: Idann