About the Foundation behind the Museum
The Helinä Rautavaara Ethnographic Museum Foundation is managed by a seven-member Board elected for two calendar years at a time.
The City of Espoo appoints four members to the Foundation Board, with the University of Helsinki, the Finnish Anthropological Society and the Finnish Museum Association each appointing one member. Agent for the Foundation is the Director of the Helinä Rautavaara Museum.
The Board of the Helinä Rautavaara Ethnographic Museum Foundation 2023–2024:
Mikko Björklund (Liik.), City of Espoo
Laura Huttunen, Finnish Anthropological Society, Vice-Chairman
Leea Mellin (NCP), City of Espoo
Kirsi Saarikangas, University of Helsinki, Chairman
Maria Outinen (SDP), City of Espoo
Marjo Poutanen, Finnish Museums Association
Teemu Tares (PerusS), City of Espoo