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.