- Unions President is the highest aouthority of the Union and representative of Unions legal entity. President is elected by General Assembly among members by secret voting.
- If elected after Local Administration elections President is elected for first 2 years, if elected 2 years after Local Administration elections President is elected to hold office until the first local administration elections.
- Unions works are conducted by Secretary General within the frame of Presidents authoritisation.
- Mr.Kadir Topbaş, the Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, the President of Union of Municipalities of Turkey and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) was elected for the President of Union of Municipalities of Turkey in 28th of May, 2009.