Information from LTV Faculty Nomination Committee

Last changed: 04 September 2023

During the autumn of 2021, a new faculty board will be elected at the LTV faculty for the term of office 2022 - 2024. The faculty board at the LTV faculty will have seven members and two deputies. Among the seven regular members, the dean and vice dean are also appointed.

The election is decided

Here you can see the results.

The Vice Chancellor confirmed the result in a decision 2021-11-17.


The nomination committes members and deputies

Nominated from and 2021-05-05, but no longer than 2024-05-31

  • Georg Carlsson, chairman, personal deputy Andrus Kangro
  • Sonja Trulsson, personal deputy Caroline Dahl
  • Anna Bengtsson, personal deputy Mats Gyllin
  • Stefan Sundblad, personal deputy Arne Nordius
  • Andrew Butler, personal deputy Ulla Myhr
  • Ramesh Vetukuri, personal deputy Therese Bengtsson
  • Kristina Karlsson Green, personal deputy, vacant

A deputy only enter if the ordinary member resigns from the nomination committee.


Important dates

September 17, 2021

Last day to nominate. Proposals for candidates must be submitted to the Nomination Committee's e-mail address:

October 4, 2021

The Nomination Committee announces its proposal to the Faculty Board 2022-2024.

October 4 - October 15, 2021

Free nominations.

25 October -2 November 2021

Election period

27 October 2021, 15-17 o'clock

Hearing of nominated candidates. Link will be sent to you via e-mail.


Information from the LTV nominating committee


The candidates from the Nomination Committee's proposal present themselves here.

No free nominations are received.


The nomination committee’s proposal

  • Chair and member, as well as dean: Christina Lunner Kolstrup, IMS
  • Vice chair and member, as well as deputy dean: Karl Lövrie, LAPF

Seven members/deputies:

  • Aakash Chawade, VF
  • Caroline Dahl, SoU/LAPF
  • Emma Butler1, SOL
  • Laura Grenville-Briggs Didymus, VSB
  • Mats Gyllin, IMS
  • Oleksiy Guzhva, BT
  • Åsa Lankinen2, VSB

1 due to conflict of interest, Andrew Butler has not been part in nomination committee’s discussions that led to suggesting Emma Butler as member/deputy.

2 Åsa Lankinen is also suggested as vice-dean for research education (appointed by the faculty board).

Free nominations

Everyone who has voting right is hereby invited to make free nominations, if you think that one or several other persons than those in the nomination committee’s proposal should be elected to the faculty board. Freely nominated candidates must hold a PhD/have the research or artistic competence referred to in Chapter 2, Section 6 of the Swedish Higher Education Act (1992:1434).

Free nominations can be made until 15 October 2021, email to, along with a filled-in nomination form (the form has been sent via email to everyone who has voting right) and a short personal presentation of the nominated person.

Electronic election

The election of faculty board members is performed in SLUs electronic election system during the period 25 October – 2 November 2021.

Digital hearing

All candidates, those on the nomination committee’s proposal as well as freely nominated persons, are given the opportunity to present themselves at a digital hearing, on 27 October at 15.00 – 17.00.


Request to the employees of the LTV-faculty to nominate candidates for election to the faculty board

In the autumn of 2021, a new faculty board will be elected at LTV faculty for the period 2022 – 2024. All employees at the LTV faculty are hereby invited to nominate candidates. Everyone have the right submit nominations, even if you do not have voting right in the election.

The faculty board at the LTV Faculty shall have seven members and two deputy members. The dean and pro-dean will be selected among the seven board members.

The majority of the faculty board shall be members of the faculty electorate (for information on who belongs to the faculty electorate, see the university board’s delegation of authority, p 19, see the link below), but persons who do not belong to electorate can also be nominated.

Nominations should be submitted via email to, and nominations are welcome already now. The nominated need not be asked, but a short motivation is welcome for nominations as dean and pro-dean.

University board’s delegation of authority

Last day to submit nominations is September 17.

Free nominations, after September 17, must be made no later than 15 October 2021, via email to, together with the completed nomination form (the form has been sent via email to all eligible voters) and a short personal presentation of the nominee. They will also be presented on the page as above after that.


The current members of the faculty board:

• Håkan Schroeder, chairman, dean

• Karl Lövrie, deputy chariman, pro-dean

• Aakash Chawade

• Laura Grenville-Briggs Didymus

• Lena Ekelund Axelson, vice-dean for research within food and horticulture

• Linda-Maria Dimitrova Mårtensson

• Märit Jansson

• Oleksiy Guzhva, first alternate

• Maria Wisselgren, second alternate