Tineke Dijkra
Tineke Dijkstra – Chairman

Hi! I’m Tineke and I am the chairman of board ‘19-’20. Over two years ago now, I started taking ballroom classes and before I realized, it had become my greatest passion. Now I’ve been an active Leidance member for a while and ever since, my passion for dancing has only grown. I’ve joined in on other dances, started participating in competitions and I attend as many parties and workshops as I can. In short, Leidance and its members have become an increasingly important part of my life. That’s where I decided to become a board member and now I’m here!

Apart from dancing, I’m a student of Japanese language and culture at Leiden University. After finishing my bachelor, I hope to enter the master of Intercultural Communication. I love practically everything that has to do with music, but mostly you’ll find me bumping into walls, trying to do a rumba in the walk-in closet I call my room.

Robin Sanchez van Ginkel
Robin Sanchez van Ginkel – Secretary

Hello Leidancers! My name is Robin, I am 20 years old and a third-year student of Cognitive Linguistics. I started dancing Ballroom, Kizomba and a bit of Salsa at the beginning of last academic year, but due to my study workload and my role as a board member in my study association, I did not have the time to attend all the classes. Luckily, the Leidance parties and workshops were the perfect solution, as they are often on Fridays or Saturdays! I really fell in love with the dancing and the whole Leidance ambience, and I promised myself that I am going to invest in this the upcoming academic year. I am really looking forward to combining my love for dancing and my ‘board experience’ in the Leidance board of this year. I hope to make the Leidance community feel like home for everyone, old and new members, as dancing is such a powerful way to connect and I think Leidance can really represent that.

Ian Arbouw

Ian Arbouw – Treasurer

Hello, my name is Ian Arbouw. I’m an Alumnus Mechatronics student of the Hague University in Delft with specialization in machine vision and robotics design. Currently, I’m working as a Software Engineer at Ventil where I’m busy with Data Acquisition and Analytics, and Computer/Machine interfaces.

Currently, I’m the Treasurer of S.D.A. Leidance. In other words, pay up or I’ll send the dogs. My main task is tracking all the payments and making sure the ship does not go down. Next, to that, I’m also the Web-Master and Main Developer. On the front end, you will not see much of my work. But on the backend, a lot will involve my changes.

Apart from being a board member, I’m an active anime watcher with a record of the 3-month worth of anime episodes, watched in 4 years. In addition, I’m an active dungeon and dragon’s player and I function as a game master every other week on Saturday, for which I’ve been running a homebrew campaign for over a year. And last but not least, I dance all styles that are associated with Leidance.

So, see you on the dancefloor and remember, never split the party.

Board Dijkstra (2019/2020)

Chairman: Tineke Dijkstra
Secretary: Robin Sanchez van Ginkel
Treasurer: Ian Arbouw

Board Hosseinimehr-Tolenaar (2018/2019)

Chairman: Robin Tolenaar
Secretary: Robin, Annemarijn, Nikki
Treasurer: Zander van der Steege
Assessor Intern: Annemarijn Rijkers
Assessor Extern: Nikki Schotman
Board Assistant: Mousa Hosseinimehr (chairman until 15-02-2019)

Board van Kempen (2017/2018)

Chairman: Marijke van Kempen
Secretary: Anastasia Solovyeva
Treasurer: Manon Willems
Assessor Internal: Jan Matteo Baptista
Assessor External until November: Irene de Mooij
Assessor External from November: Sanne Wortman

Board Wels (2016/2017)

Chairman: Colin Wels
Secretary: Jeanet de Raaf
Treasurer: Andrew Silonero
Assessor Internal: Danjella van Diepen
Assessor External: Carlijne den Heijer

Board De Rooij (2015/2016)

Chairman: Arvin de Rooij
Secretary: Eva van der Kruk
Treasurer: Laura Verkerk
Assessor Activities: Mirjam Zwennis

Board Starreveld (2014/2015)

Chairman: Esther Starreveld
Secretary: Renate van Zanten
Treasurer: Christine Zwaneveld
Assessor Activities: Josette Kramer

Board van Esveld (2013/2014)

Chairman: Milan van Esveld
Secretary: Ricardo Galli Poiares Baptista
Treasurer: Michael de Winter