On June 2, 2024, the General Assembly of the International Arctic Social Science Association (IASSA), held in Bodo, Norway, announced its new Council. The Council consists of seven members and the President, who serves for a three-year period. The Council is the executive body of IASSA that facilitates its work and takes appropriate actions following the decisions of the General Assembly. One crucial responsibility of the Council is to organize the International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences on behalf of IASSA and the General Assembly in collaboration with the local organizing committee.