Centre for Youth and Development is governed by a policy Board of Directors that provides overall guidance and oversight to CYD. The Board composed of 5 members, representing academia, NGO and private sectors. The board of Directors meets six times a year. The tenure of office is three years. The functions of the Board of Directors include: discussion of annual work plans, revision of program implementation and financial policies, election of the Board of Directors, scrutiny of financial reports submitted by the Secretariat.