According to the founding Charter, the Board is one of the three organs of ECSECO. The Board will be composed of seven members. The Director General of ESA shall nominate two ESA staff as members of the Board. The other members of the Board shall be elected at the General Meeting of members for a period of three years.
The Board’s functions will be to oversee and assist in the running of the Centre, to propose themes for research and workshops, and to take other steps necessary to achieve the aims of the Centre. The Chairman and vice-Chairman of the Board shall be selected among the Board members and appointed by a majority vote of the Board members. The Board will meet at least twice a year at the ESA headquarters or at any other place as decided by the Board. Members of the Board will bear their own costs. The Board will report to ESA at least once a year on its activities.