An Executive Board, which is elected every four years by the General Assembly, governs CEAPRED. The Executive Board designs policy and sets out broad goals. The Chairperson of the Board is the Chief Executive of the Center. The Executive Board, including the Chairperson, functions on a voluntary basis. An Executive Director is responsible for planning, executing and monitoring regular activities of the Center and assisting the Chairperson. The Executive Director is assisted by a number of professional and support staff.