News & Events
Mikhail Pogodaev (Chair). Mikhail Pogodaev is Even, and was born in the reindeer herding village of Topolinoe, in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) where he was raised in a reindeer herding family. He has a Phd in Economics, and currently works in Yakutsk at the Northern Forum as Executive Director.
Inger Anita Smuk (Vice Chair). Inger Anita Smuk is a Sámi reindeer herder from Unjárga/Nesseby in the East Finnmark region of Norway. Inger Anita has been an active member of the Association of World Reindeer Herders for many years.
Young Sami reindeer herder from Northern Sweden. Helena Omma is also a vice chair of Arctic Council Sustainable Development Working Group and a former chair of the Sami Youth Organization Sáminuorra.
Mr. Tom Gray, Alaska
Mr. Alexander Serotetto, Yamalo-Nenets AO
Mr. Battulga Solnoi, Mongolia
Mr. Per-Oula Juuso, Finland
Deputies to the Board
Mr. Per Jonas Partapouli, Sweden
Mr. Ole Mathis J. Eira, Norway
Mr. Bruce Davis, Alaska
Mr. Tsogtsaikhan Purev, Mongolia
Mrs. Anne Maria Magga, Finland