The Board of Directors is the second organ of Community's Expertise for Development Contributions. It is a Governing Body providing regular oversight of the activities of organization. The Board's roles include: approving any changes to the structure of the institution, approving higher level policy and changes or additions to high level rules, regulations and procedures of Organization, providing final approval of annual plans and budgets. The board also reviews annual reports, propose to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for appointment of auditors, and present audited financial statements for approval by the AGM; and recruit, support and assess the performance of the Executive Secretary
The implementation of the functions of the Organization is vested in its Secretariat, which is comprised of the management and staff led by the Executive Secretary. The Executive Secretary reports to the Board of Directors in governance matters and is also a Secretary to the Members. Additionally, the Executive Secretary maintains a relationship with the Development Partners in all matters related to funding. The number of staff and structure of the Organization in executing its functions and realizing the organisation's objectives and activities, is from time to time, determined by the Board of Directors.
Members of Community's Expertise for Development Contributions are the highest authority in all matters related to the running of the organisation. They exercise their authority mainly through the Annual General Meeting (AGM) or extraordinary meetings.