The decision-making body of the Arctic SDI cooperation is the Arctic SDI Board. The Board consist of one Director General or deputy Director General from each of the MOU signatories which countries are members of the Arctic Council. The Board meets at least once a year.
From 2014 the Chair of the Arctic SDI Board will rotate following the cycle of the Arctic Council chair:
|1 Feb – 31 Jan||Chair||Previous Chair||Incoming Chair|
The Executive Board consists of the previous Chair, the current Chair and the future Chair of the Board. The Executive Board assists the Chair of the Board as a consultation body on decisions that need to be taken between Board Meetings.