Troms County Municipality administration building (2010)
The Trom county council (Norwegian: Fylkestinget) is made up of 37 representatives that are elected every four years. The council most recently elected for the 2011-2015 term. The council essentially acts as a Parliament or legislative body for the county. This council is led by a county mayor (Norwegian: Fylkesordfører), and the council elects 5 members to be in the county cabinet (Norwegian: Fylkesrådet) which carries out the executive functions of the county. The cabinet is led by Pia Svensgaard.