The Governing Council consists of the Head Librarian of each full member institution and the Chairman of the Advisory Board or his/her representative.

Members elect a Chairman and Secretary who hold office for a two (2) year term renewable for another 2 years only.

As of August 2015 the Chairman of the Governing Council is the University Librarian of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Alhaji I K Antwi.  The Secretary is the Librarian for Valley View University, Pastor Charles Amoah.   Both were elected at the end of 2013, with terms of office covering 2014-2015.

The next election for Chairman and Secretary of the Governing Council will take place by the end of 2015.