about the freshmen weekend committee

Freshmen weekend 2023








Meet the Freshmen Weekend Committee! 

The Freshmen Weekend 2023 is organised by the Freshmen Weekend Committee. We are 8 second year Aerospace students and 1 board member of the VSV ‘Leonardo da Vinci’ determined to give you an amazing lift-off into your first year as an Aerospace student! We have been working throughout the year to organise a fantastic weekend! 

Pepijn Jeukens 


Hi, I’m Pepijn and I’m the chairman of the Freshmen Weekend committee. My main task is keeping the overview of what is going on at all times. To make sure that all the other committee members do their tasks and help out wherever I can. I really look forward to meeting you all and to give you the best start as a new Aerospace Engineering student!

A fun fact about me is that I really like astronomy. You are more than welcome to ask me all about the night sky during the weekend!

Gijs Lagerweij 


Hey! My name is Gijs, I am the secretary of the Freshmen Weekend committee. I document all meetings and decisions, and my task is to keep a clear overview of what is going on at all times. I am also in charge of our email. This means I will be your main contact person, don’t hesitate to ask me any questions you have! I cannot wait to see you all at the freshmen weekend.

A fun fact about me is that I’ve got a three-year old Frisian Stabyhoun. You’re more than welcome to come to me during the weekend and ask me for pictures 😉

Silke Schreuder


Hi, I’m Silke and the treasurer of the Freshman Weekend Committee this year.
I’m responsible for the finances of the weekend and my goal is to ensure everything
we have and do at the weekend gets the most out of our budget as possible.
I look forward to meeting you all and to give you a great start as a new Aerospace student!

A fun fact about myself is that I am the best at giving high-fives from the committee, so come by during the weekend for an exclusive high-five.

Maarit Mac Gillavry

Commissioner of Logistics

Hi, I’m Maarit and I am the commissioner of logistics for this year’s freshmen weekend. My job is to write out detailed overviews of who is doing what during these few days, and to ensure we stay on track. You might catch me running around the field to make sure everything runs smoothly.

I love baking and cooking, so feel free to come by with your favorite recipes during the weekend!

Chaitanya Dongre

Commissioner of Program

Hi there! I am Chaitanya and I am the Commissioner of Program of this year’s EJW. As the first international student to be on the committee in over 6 years, my responsibilites entail organising activities to bring everyone together and start their studies in the most fun way. I am looking forward to meeting you all at the freshmen weekend!

A couple amusing facts are that I love wildlife and I am ironically scared of heights. Don’t hesitate to tap me on the shoulder during the weekend for some crazy safari stories!

Jasmijn Burgers

Commissioner of Inventory

Hey, I’m Jasmijn and the commisioner of inventory for the Freshmen Weekend Committee. I make sure we have everything we could need during the weekend and that everything is where it should be. So if something is missing you can get angry at me!

Fun fact about me, I’ve been playing basketball for the past five years now, and even though I’m only 1.65m I still manage.

Tijn Pellikaan

Commissioner of Acquisition

Hey, I am Tijn. I am the commissioner of acquisition. My job as commissioner of acquisition is to find fun and interesting companies that can partner with us to make this the best freshmen weekend possible.

Fun fact: in one and a half years I have had eight bicycles.

Vito Elsman

Commissioner of P&O

Hello there! My name is Vito and I am the commissioner of Personnel and Organization in this years EJW’cie! As commissioner of P&O, my main responsibility is making sure all the volunteers have clear schedules for each day and they know what they have to do. Furthermore, I’m also in charge of the artists for the parties and for first aid during the weekend.

A fun fact is that I am actually the first ever commissioner of P&O, since the function was only added this year!

Jasmijn Kipping

Qualitate Qua

Hi! I am Jasmijn and this year I am the Qualitate Qua of the Freshmen Weekend Commmittee. I am currently taking a gap year to do a fulltime board year for the VSV ‘Leonardo da Vinci’. We work hard to make sure you can enjoy the best start of your student career in Delft!

Next Freshmen weekend will actually be my fifth Freshmen weekend and we will make sure this one will be the best one so far! 🙂

Got any questions?

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