The Council is composed of the Chief, four Clan Councillors, one Elder Councillor and one Youth Councillor. Citizens who can vote at the general election (18 years of age or older) elect the Council. Their responsibilities include the management of property, interests and affairs of the Selkirk First Nation and their authorities flow through the Selkirk First Nation Constitution. They report to the Assembly. The Chief and Council are elected into leadership every three years on the 1st Wednesday of April. The Council chooses the Deputy Chief from amongst its members and may fix the term of his/her office.
The 2017-2020 Council is: