Participation, Representation and Role
Appointed individuals from member institutions and organizations form the Council of the University for Sustainability. The Council functions as the member forum for consultation, cooperation and for the implementation of University programs through the member institutions.
All members may participate in and lead the development and delivery of University program activities.
Representation on the Council of the University for Sustainability
All members can appoint two persons to represent their institution on the Council of the University for Sustainability.
All members have equal rights of representation on the Council, with each member having one primary and one alternate Council representative. Each member is entitled to develop its own procedures for selecting its representatives on the Council. We recommend that all University members have one primary and one alternate representative to ensure transparent communication.
All members have equal nomination and voting rights, with the exception that only Arctic members can vote on changes to the University's membership, and in elections of Council Officers, Council Committee members, and Board members.
Role of Council Representatives
The main role of a Council representative is to promote the University for Sustain ability and its activities within their respective home institutions. Member representatives also have a responsibility to: