The Board of Governors is a supreme management body of the Northern Forum and makes major decisions on supporting the organization’s activities and on its development strategy.

The Board consists of the regions’ leaders of its members, each with a deciding vote. As a rule, the Board is convened during the General Assembly, held semi-annually. The County Governor of the Regional Council of Lapland Mika Riipi is the current chair.

The Chair of the Regional Coordinators Committee and the Executive Director are responsible for preparing the Board meetings and attend them with a consultative vote.

The members of the Board of Governors are:

 

Yury Bezdudny

Yury Bezdudny

Vice-Chair of the Northern Forum

Governor of Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia

Mika Riipi3

Mika Riipi

Chair of the Northern Forum

Governor of Lapland, Finland

Asthildur Sturludottir

Ásthildur Sturludóttir

Vice-Chair of the Northern Forum

Mayor of Akureyri, Iceland

Dmitry Artykhov

Dmitry Artyukhov

Governor of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia

 

 

Kim Jin Tae Gangwon

Kim Jin-tae

Governor of Gangwon Province, Republic of Korea

 

 

Mikhail Degtyarev

Mikhail Degtyarev

Acting Governor of Khabarovsk Krai, Russia

Mike Dunleavy

Michael Joseph Dunleavy

Governor of Alaska, USA

Vladimir Solodov

Vladimir Solodov

Governor of Kamchatka Krai, Russia

Natalya Komarova

Natalya Komarova

Governor of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug-Ugra, Russia

Roman Kopin

Roman Kopin

Governor of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia

Aisen Nikolaev

Aisen Nikolaev

Head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia

Alexander Uss

Alexander Uss

Governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia

 

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