Montclair's Board of Trustees, pursuant to the authority granted them by the State of New Jersey,  is empowered to manage and administer the  University affairs.  The Board is composed of voting members appointed by the Governor who are drawn from business and the professions, and includes an undergraduate student from the University; a second undergraduate student and the President serve as non-voting members. The three officers of the Board of Trustees are the chair, vice chair, and secretary. The Board maintains an Executive Committee and three standing committees: Academic Affairs and Facilities; Audit, Finance and Investment; and Personnel, Compensation, Nominations and Governance. The term of office for a voting (non-student) Board member is six years. A faculty representative is appointed by the Board to a two-year term and meets regularly with the Board.