The SRD has a Board of 14 directors comprising of:
- Four electoral area directors who are elected directly by rural area voters and serve four-year terms.
- Nine municipal directors who are first elected to a municipal council by municipal voters and are then appointed by council to the Regional District board for a maximum term of four years at discretion of their councils.
- A treaty First Nations director.
Annually, the Board elects its Chair who establishes committees to deal with issues such as land use planning.