The Council Members are selected from each of the five adhering bodies. Two others are selected at large from the General Assembly, which meets during the International Congress held every three years. Additional Council members are selected by the Affiliated Members.

There are currently thirteen Council members. IUCH activities are managed on a day-to-day basis by the President, Dr. Anders Koch.

Council members for 2015-2018 include the following:

  • President: Anders Koch (Danish-Greenlandic Society for Circ.Health)
  • Vice-President: Mikhail Voevoda (The Russian Academy of Polar Medicine)
  • Secretary: Jon-Øyvind Odland (Nordic Society for Circumpolar Health)
  • Treasurer: Brenna Simons (American Society for Circumpolar Health)
  • Suzanne Møller (Danish-Greenlandic Society for Circumpolar Health)
  • Arja Rautio (Nordic Society for Circumpolar Health)
  • Jon Petter Storr (Nordic Society for Circumpolar Health – member at large)
  • Philippe Amtislavski (American Society for Circumpolar Health)
  • Abbie Wolfe (American Society for Circumpolar Health – member at large)
  • Gwen Healey (Canadian Society for Circumpolar Health)
  • Michael Jong (Canadian Society for Circumpolar Health)
  • Lyubomir Aftanas (The Russian Academy of Polar Medicine)