The members, the executive and the chair
Aboriginal residents in each of the CLC's nine regions elect delegates to represent them at land council meetings and to inform them about the discussions and outcomes of these meetings.
The 90 council members elect the CLC's 11-member executive, a committee of the council with formally delegated powers. The executive meets between council meetings, generally seven or eight times a year. It is comprised of the chair, the deputy chair and one member from each of the CLC's nine regions.
The chair - Francis Jupurrurla Kelly
Francis Kelly was re-elected chair at a council meeting on 20 April 2016.
The deputy chair - Sammy Butcher
Sammy Butcher is a prominent musician from Papunya who travelled the world with the Warumpi Band and now mentors young people in his community. He was re-elected deputy chair at a council meeting on 20 April 2016.
Region 1 Alice Springs
Executive Member: Vacant
Region 2 South West
Executive Member: Sammy Wilson
Region 3 North West
Executive Member: Norbert Patrick
Region 4 - Tanami
Executive Member: Teddy Long
Region 5 Western
Executive Member: Sid Anderson
Region 6 Tennant Creek
Executive Member: Michael Jones
Region 7 Eastern Sandover
Executive Member: Michael Liddle
Region 8 Eastern Plenty
Executive Member: Neville Petrick
Region 9 Central
Executive Member: Jasper Haines