ECR Community is governed by a Board of Directors.  There are eight executive representatives selected from 21 member nationals.  These positions are fulfilled by a bi annual election, annually if a replacement to the board is necessary.

The board is chaired by two co-chairs with a maximum term of four years.  One incoming Co-Chair (+1 year service) and a outgoing Co-Chair (+1 year service) re-election is on a bi-annual basis.

The board meets between six and twelve times per year, three of these are on a face to face basis.  The minimum attendance required is 60%.