The College Board of Directors comprises fifteen members appointed by the Minister of Education and is mandated to function in accordance to the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts Scheme Order of 2004 – section 3.1. The Chairman is appointed by the Minister of Education to serve for a period of three years but may be re-appointed to the position for a second term.
The standing committees of the Board are:
- Executive Committee
- Academic Board
- Finance and Investment
- Appointments, Promotions, Policies and Procedures Committee
- Assets and Property