FAS has an Executive Board of 8 members and an Advisory Board of 13 members.
Selected in accordance with their outstanding achievements in the promotion of peace and the attainment of women's rights in Africa, FAS board members contribute voluntarily to the implementation of FAS's programmes in the field and represent FAS at events essential for the fulfillment of its objectives.
FAS's Executive Board and Advisory Board members meet at a General Assembly every three years in a plenary session where Board members are nominated and general policies and activities are reviewed and planned. The previous General Assembly meeting took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 2000. The most recent meeting of the Board convened in May 2005.