Appointed individuals from member institutions and organizations form the Council of UArctic. The Council functions as the member forum for consultation, cooperation and for the implementation of UArctic programs through the member institutions.

All members may participate in and lead the development and delivery of UArctic program activities.

Representation on the Council of UArctic

All members can appoint up to two persons to represent their institution on the Council of UArctic.

All members have equal rights of representation on the Council, with each member having one representative and one alternate. Each member is entitled to develop its own procedures for selecting its representative and one alternate on the Council.

All members have equal nomination and voting rights, with the exception that only Arctic members can vote on changes to UArctic’s bylaws, on UArctic’s membership, and in elections of Council Officers, Council Committee members, and Board members.