The chairman is the representative of AISU. He/ she is responsible for the overall coordination of the group, the agenda and the organisation of general assemblies (GAs) and board meetings.

AISU’s chair:

Emma Verdegaal


Secretary / Vice-Chair

The secretary has an important role in communication with the National Secretariat of Amnesty (AINL), but is also the right hand of the chair in external communication and representation. The secretary keeps the database and contact information of AISU’s members up to date and contacts AINL in any membership change. The secretary also makes notes during general assemblies and board meetings and takes care of the distribution of these notes among the members. As the Vice-Chair the secretary will replace the chair when he/she is not able to be at a meeting or general assembly.

AISU’s secretary:

Laura Birbalaitė



The treasurer is in charge of finances and sees to it that the group’s finances are healthy. The treasurer also processes financial declarations made by AISU or its members. At the end of each year (in December) the treasurer writes an annual financial report to the National Secretariat.

AISU’s Treasurer:

Gabriella Villanueva


Head of Committees

The head of committees keeps track of what happens inside and between AISU’s committees. The head of committees functions as an intermediate between committees and makes sure that there is cooperation between different committees before and during e.g. activities. The head of committees also keeps track of the members in the committees and informs the board (especially the secretary) of changes.

AISU’s Heads of Committees:

Emma Haverdings and Isabel Lopez Echánove


PR- Officer

The PR- Officer is responsible for the Public Relations. This means he/she takes care of the promotion of all AISU events, makes sure the website is up to date and the monthly newsletter will be send. In every committee in AISU there is a PR- member, the PR-officer also coördinates the communication between them.

AISU’s PR- Officers

Emma Haverdings and Isabel Lopez Echánove