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, two undergraduate students (one voting and one non-voting), and the President, who serves as an ex-officio member. 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 Gubernatorial appointed member is six years. A faculty representative is appointed by the Board to a two-year term and meets regularly with the Board.