CBE is led by a nine member board of trustees representing different sectors in the community that have stake in education. The sectors are: academe, government, OSY, student organizations, civic and professional organizations, parents, industry and trade associations, media, NGOs. The trustees are elected at large by the general assembly annually. The elected trustees then elect from among themselves the officers of the board. To ensure continuity of programs and activities, only three officers are elected each year. Officers of the board include: president, vice-president-internal, vice-president-external, secretary, asst. secretary, treasurer, auditor and the external communications officer and internal communications officer. A management staff headed by the executive director manages the day to day operations of the organization.