The statutory bodies of the Confederation are:
The Congress of the Confederation
The Congress of the Confederation (hereinafter - Congress) is the supreme governing body of the Confederation. Members of the Confederation send their delegates to it. The Congress meets once every 3-4 years on the initiative of the Presidium of the Confederation. The Presidium is also entitled to call extraordinary Congresses. Members of each council of the Confederation, if they make up at least half of the total number, are entitled to demand the calling of an extraordinary Congress, which in this case shall be called by the Presidium within 90 days after reception of a written demand to this effect.
The Presidium endorses the quota of representation for the Congress.
In between the Congresses the main collective governing body of the Confederation is the Board of Founders, which consists of two chambers - the Coordination Council and the Board of Trustees.
The Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is the collective governing body of the Confederation in between the Congresses, accountable, first of all, for examination and decision-making as regards the financial and economic activities of the Confederation.
As a rule, the Board of Trustees is formed of natural persons or representatives of legal persons, who provide permanent and direct financial support of the activities of the Confederation.
Regular meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Confederation are called at least twice a year; extraordinary meetings - on the initiative of the Presidium and/or the Chairman of the Board of Trustees. A meeting of the Board of Trustees is authorized if at least a half of the number of members of the Board of Trustees is present at it. Decisions of the Board of Trustees shall be made through open voting by simple majority of the present members. Each organization represented in the Board of Trustees has one vote.
The Coordination Council
The Coordination Council is the collective governing body of the Confederation in between the Congresses, accountable, first of all, for discussion of the basic questions and problems facing the Jewish communities of Ukraine and the Confederation, and for preparation of their necessary solutions.
As a rule, the Coordination Council includes chiefs or other representatives of the founders or members of the Confederation.
Regular meetings of the Coordination Council of the Confederation are called at least four times a year; extraordinary meetings - on the initiative of the Presidium and/or the Chairman of the Coordination Council.
Presidium is the main standing collective governing body of the Confederation in between the meetings of the Board of Founders.
The Presidium consists of at least 15 members who are named by the Congress upon the representation of the Board of Founders. The Presidium is formed by the Coordination Council, as a rule, of chiefs of the councils of the Confederation and representatives of the governing bodies of the Jewish organizations that are part of the Confederation and whose activities are spread over the whole territory of Ukraine or most of its territory.
Between the Congresses, President or Co-Presidents (on rotation from each founder) execute representative functions on behalf of the Confederation. The group of candidates for the office of the President is formed by the Council of Founders and is approved by the next Congress for the term of four years (rotation after each year of the period of office), but not more than for two terms.
The Board of Rabbis
The Board of Rabbis is the collective body of the Confederation accountable for the development of Confederation's activities in keeping with the Jewish traditions.
The composition of the Board of Rabbis and its Chairman are endorsed by the Congress upon representation of the Presidium. The Board of Rabbis consists of the Board Chairman (Chief Rabbi of the Confederation), his two vice chairmen, Board members. The Board of Rabbis follows the Rules of its activities endorsed by the Presidium.
The Council of Regions
The Council of Regions is the collective body of the Confederation that represents the interests and problems of the local Jewish organizations - members of the Confederation.
Members of the Confederation
Jewish public organizations that recognize the statute of the Confederation, support its goals and main tasks can become members of the Confederation. Members of the Confederation maintain full independence in their activities; the stance of the members of the Confederation on certain issues may differ from that of the Confederation. If necessary, the Confederation can institute associated and honored membership.