Since 1998, ownership and governance of Maryhurst has been managed by a local, volunteer Board of Directors. This Board of Directors is the ultimate authority directing Maryhurst in matters of policy.

The President/CEO of Maryhurst directs the overall operations of the agency. The staff, Executive Committee and Senior Management Team work together with the President/CEO to carry out agency operations. Each department of the Maryhurst program is coordinated by a director who oversees the activities of her/his department.