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Department Board

The Department Board is responsible for staking out overarching goals, priorities, and strategies for the Department. The board adopts the Department's yearly plans and budget, and oversees and approves accounts and annual reports. The Department Board is chaired by the Head of Department and consists of 9 members, of which 2 are student representatives. The board meets 5-6 times each year.

The current board is elected for the period 2016 - 2019.

Board Members

Steinar Holden

Halvor Mehlum
Vice Chair

Karen Helene Ulltveit-Moe
Representative for permanent academic staff (sabbatical 2018)

Kjetil Storesletten
Representative for permanent academic staff

Tarjei Havnes
Associate Professor
Representative for permanent academic staff (on leave until 03.04.18)

Kristoffer Berg
Temporary academic staff 

Sofie Kjernli-Wijnen​
Administrative staff

Student representatives
André Wilhelm Auke and Maren L. Eilertsen



Deputy Board members

Permanent academic staff
1. Kjell Arne Brekke (deputy for Tarjei Havnes)
2. Tone Ognedal
3. Ragnar Nymoen
4. Karine Nyborg

Temporary academic staff
1. Tyra Merker
2. Rosanna Johed

Administrative staff
1. Tone Enger
2. Mari Strønstad Øverås

Student representatives
Christopher Barkenæs