Walter Joseph Hickel 

General Secretary of the Northern Forum 1997-2010

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After the main Secretariat of the Northern Forum was opened in anchorage, Alaska, USA), branches of the Secretariat – in Bodo (Norway), in Rovaniemi (Lapland, Finland), in Yakutsk (Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia) and in St. Petersburg (Russia). In recent years, there have been two innovations in the structure of the organization concerning former presidents northern forum. Thus, in 1994 the post of General Secretary of the Northern Forum was introduced, in 2001 an Advisory Council was established. Mr. Walter  Hickel became General Secretary. The Advisory Board automatically includes the former chairmen of the Northern Forum – W. Hickel, M. E. Nikolaev.

 

Sigbjørn Eriksen 

Chairman of the Northern Forum 1994-1997

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Mayor of Nordland Province, Norway 1984-1997

 

Mikhail Yefimovich Nikolayev

Chairman of the Northern Forum 1997-2001

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President of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia 1991-2001

 

Hannele Pokka

Chairman of the Northern Forum 2001-2005

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Governor of Lapland Province, Finland 1994-2008

 

Alexander Filipenko

Chairman of the Northern Forum 2005-2009

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Governor of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug.

 

Yegor Afanasyevich Borisov

Chairman of the Northern Forum 2011-2015

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President of the Republic of Saha (Yakutia), Russia 2010-2018 

  

Viktor Tolokonsky

Chairman of the Northern Forum 2015-2017

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Governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia 2014 - 2017

  

Alexander Tsybulsky

Chairman of the Northern Forum 2018 - to the present

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Governor of Nenets Autonomous Okrug