Work in the NVF is organised in 4-year periods which culminate in a congress. Chairmanship of the NVF rotates among the member countries.
Each member country has a national association that is affiliated with the NVF. The NVF is governed by the NVF Board, which consists of the chair, vice chair and secretary of the national associations. The chair of the Communication Group has observer status on the Board. The chair, vice chair and secretary in the country that has the chairmanship assume the roles of Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary of the NVF Board during the four-year period.
| Board of the NVF:
- the chair, vice chair and secretary
of each NVF member country and
the chair of the Communication Group
14 committees on both the
national and the Nordic
2 committees on the Nordic
|Board of the national association|
| Secretary Group
- secretaries in the NVF
| Communication Group
- communication personnel from NVF member countries
|Communication staff member|