GRTC Transit System operates under policies set by its board of directors, which consists of nine members (three from each jurisdiction) representing the City of Richmond, Chesterfield County, and Henrico County.  Members are appointed by their jurisdiction.  Each member serves a one-year term.  Members are eligible to serve multiple years with each annual appointment.

The Board holds its monthly business meeting at 8 am, on the third Tuesday of each month.  See the Board Meeting Notice for meeting details including location.  This meeting is open to the public.

In order to ensure that the GRTC Board of Directors may fully exercise their governance and oversight role over the operations and management of GRTC and to increase the effectiveness of Board meetings and decision-making, the GRTC Board of Directors has established GRTC Board Committees that are aligned with the functional organization of the company and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Board of Directors monthly meetings.

Daily operation of GRTC is conducted under the management of its administrative team.