The President and Vice Presidents are members of the Executive board, in total four persons. Each country in Sápmi is represented in the Executive board.
The President is elected for a two-year period. The presidency can be continued with a second two-year period, by election.
The Executive board is to perform the tasks given to it by the Saami Council. The Executive board handles the work and common issues of the Saami Council between the plenary sessions of the council.
The Executive board should strive for consensus on issues it handles. Any issue in which consensus is not achievable will be presented to the Saami Council for a final decision.
The Executive board gathers to meetings as often as necessary.