The European Athletics Council consists of:
- The President
- Three Vice Presidents
- 13 other members, elected by the European Athletics Congress
- The CEO (ex officio)
- The President of the IAAF (ex officio)
The term of office for the Council is for the period from the effective date of its election to the conclusion of the next Ordinary Congress at which elections of Council members are to be made.
The President, Vice Presidents, CEO (ex officio), and up to two Council members, approved by the Council upon proposal by the President, form the Executive Board.