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 organization'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 organization. They exercise their authority mainly through the Annual General Meeting (AGM) or extraordinary meetings.