Board Members

The Board consist of seven members, two from Finland, Norway and Russia, and one from Sweden.

Present Board Members and personal Vice Members:

Chair of Board: Rune Rafaelsen, Sør-Varanger, Norway
1st Vice Chair: Aleksandr Likholat, Kola district, Russia
2nd Vice Chair: Toni K. Laine, Inari, Finland

Finland:
Toni K. Laine, Mayor of Inari –  Vice Member Jari Rantapelkonen, Mayor of Enontekiö
Vuokko Tieva-Niittyvuopio, Mayor of Utsjoki –  Vice Member Viljo Pesonen, Mayor of Sodankylä

Norway:
Rune Rafaelsen, Mayor of Sør-Varanger – Vice Member Frank Ingilæ, Mayor of Tana
Svein Somby, Mayor of Karasjok – Vice Member Johan Vasara, Mayor of Kautokeino

Russia:
Aleksandr Likholat, Head of Administration of Kola District  – Vice Member Aleksandr Shestak, Head of Administration of Lovozero District
Eduard Zatona, Head of Administration of Pechenga District – Vice Member Elena Budakhina, Mayor of Nikel town

Sweden:
Thomas Määttä, Vice Chair of Municipal Council in Kiruna – Vice Member Viveca Kohkoinen, Member of Municipal Council in Kiruna