The Public Council is led by the President of the Public Council appointed by the President of the republic of Armenia from among the members of the Public Council. The President of the Public Council performs the general management of activities of the Public Council.

The Public Council of Armenia consists of 36 members and 12 area committees. 12 out of the 36 members were appointed by the Order of the Armenian President and were tasked with setting up 12 area committees. 1200 non-governmental organizations delegated about 1950 of their representatives to those committees. At their sessions the committees elected chairpersons who became other 12 members of the Public Council. The last 12 members were elected by 24 members the Public Council.

Addressing the issues of public concern, each committee actively works holding sessions and establishing working groups with a view to reviewing the issues related to a given area. 130 members of the National Academy of Sciences, doctors of science and professors and 329 holders of a Ph.D. degree work in the Public Council on a pro bono basis. 422 of committee members are from the country’s regions. 32.7% of the committee members are women.