List of County Governors of Troms og Finnmark

This is a list of the County Governors of Troms og Finnmark county in Norway. The office of County Governor is a government agency of the Kingdom of Norway. The title was Amtmann (before 1919), then Fylkesmann (1919-2020), and then Statsforvalteren (since 2021).

Troms og Finnmark county was created on 1 January 2020 when the old Troms and Finnmark counties were merged. The County Governor offices of Troms and Finnmark counties were merged on 1 January 2019 in anticipation of the merger of the two counties.

The county governor is the government's representative in the county. The governor carries out the resolutions and guidelines of the Storting and Government. This is done first by the county governor performing administrative tasks on behalf of the ministries. Secondly, the county governor also monitors the activities of the municipalities and is the appeal body for many types of municipal decisions.

List of County GovernorsEdit

Troms og Finnmark has had the following governors:[1][2][3]

County Governors of Troms og Finnmark
Start End Name
2019 present Elisabeth Aspaker (born 1962)  

See alsoEdit

For the County Governors of this area before 2018, see:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cahoon, Ben (2000). "Norwegian Counties". Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Stiftamtmenn, amtmenn og fylkesmenn 1814-1994" (in Norwegian). regjeringen.no. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  3. ^ Berg, Ole T., ed. (13 June 2016). "Fylkesmenn og amtmenn (stiftamtmenn) siden 1671". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2 August 2018.