NZSTA is governed by the NZSTA Board which comprises the NZSTA President and six members. The NZSTA Board is elected every three years by NZSTA member boards.

The Constitution provides for Māori representation on the Board, and for the Board to co-opt up to two further members. NZSTA Kaumatua Alec Tairua and Kuia Maata Wharehoka are also ex-officio members of the NZSTA Board.

NZSTA President: 

Lorraine Kerr

NZSTA Board Members: 

Joycelyn TM Tauevihi

Chris Haines QSM

Meredith Kennett

Rebecca Keating

Jocelyn Merwood