In Kuressaare, on March, 15th, 2008, a Council of Elders was instituted, with the following objectives:
developing new activities, for instance new competitions specially designed for higher education member schools;
preparing special events, such as the 25th anniversary celebrations in 2013;
looking for financial support and advising the Presidium on important projects;
using their connections as former school directors and national delegates to identify new professional members and sponsors able to contribute to the association's activities;
seeking any other activities which may be of benefit to the association.