17th board of Study Association T.W.I.S.T. Left to right: Robin Sanchez van Ginkel, Thom van Hugte, Rosemarie van der Tol, Giel van Butselaar and Marit Postma.
Rosemarie van der Tol (Chair)
Rose is enrolled in the communication track of Linguistics and therefore loves words. Reading, writing and mostly talking can keep her busy all day. When she isn’t discussing some obscure history fact or her favorite tv series with you, this plant mom loves to take a trip to the thrift shop or go karaoke singing. Next year she would like to put her endless enthousiasm, eye for detail and talent for bossing people around to good use and make an even better association out of T.W.I.S.T.!
Thom van Hugte (Secretary)
Thom finished his BA in Descriptive linguistics last year and has now started with the Research MA. In his free time he enjoys learning a whole bunch of foreign languages, although in truth he doesn’t know half of them half as well as he should like; and he likes less than half of them half as well as they deserve. Other than languages, he really likes trees and singing. For Thom, T.W.I.S.T. has become a second home. He is fast friends with many members and enjoys working in committees. This year, he’s taken on the challenge of being a board member. He’s already looking forward to writing the monthly mail!
Giel van Butselaar (Treasurer)
After finishing his first year of the BA linguistics and his first year as a member of T.W.I.S.T., this second year descriptive linguistics student would like totake matters (and money) into his own hands to help the study association moveforward as the treasurer. Giel loves to puzzle: from Japanese Characters to crossword puzzles in the latest TWISTER. That is why he is excited to have a go at the numbers within T.W.I.S.T. and, of course to have some quality time with the members of T.W.I.S.T.!
Robin Sanchez van Ginkel (Commissioner Internal Relations)
Like a true millennial, Robin will make sure T.W.I.S.T. is well represented on all social media platforms. This second-year student has always loved photography and likes to mess around in Photoshop.. Don’t worry, you have to make a lot of mistakes to not be liked by this talkative girl. The Cognition student loves writing, cooking and drawing (but talking might be her secret favourite hobby). Great topic starters are her collection of teacups, motorcycles or her never ending love for cats! But beware of her enthusiasm…
Marit Postma (Commissioner External Relations)
After a lot of deliberation, Marit has finally made up her mind about what track she’ll be enrolled in at the end of last year. What the fresh Communication student didn’t have to think long and hard about, is that she wants to commit herself fully to T.W.I.S.T. by being a board member after a year of active membership. Marit practically likes everything, but talking to people, shoes, a McDonald’s Happy Meal and anything pink or glittery shine proudly on top of that long list.