The agency is governed by a nine member board which meets quarterly and is comprised of six County Commissioners/Council-Members and three County Engineers. Three members of the board represent counties with a population of one hundred twenty-five thousand or more. Four members represent counties with a population of twenty thousand to less than one hundred twenty-five thousand. Two members represent counties with a population of less than twenty thousand (RCW 36.78.040).
The board meets quarterly and adopts policies for governance and resolutions related to County Public Works Road Departments. The board appoints CRAB's Executive Director who acts as the Chief Administrative Officer, carrying out policies adopted by the board..