Elected by College Board member delegates, the Board of Trustees is the governing body of the College Board.
Trustee responsibilities include:
- Approving the organization's mission, strategic goals, and objectives
- Establishing policies related to membership, programs, and services
- Approving the annual budget and major program fees
- Fulfilling the organization’s audit committee responsibilities
- Reviewing material initiatives
- Advising the CEO, who is responsible for the management of the organization
The Board of Trustees of College Board is made up of 31 members. The chair, vice chair, immediately preceding chair, and CEO of the College Board represent its leadership. Twelve Trustees are elected by the national membership. Nine Trustees are elected by the regional assemblies. Six Trustees are elected by the national assembly delegates which include the chairs and immediately preceding chairs of the assemblies.
The chair, vice chair, and past chair serve two-year terms; other Trustees generally serve four-year terms. The Board of Trustees oversees a number of Trustee Committees.