The Russell Museum is administered by the Russell Centennial Trust Board. The Russell Centennial Trust Board is a registered Charitable Trust. The Board is elected by the people of Russell every three years.

The elected members of the Board are the Chairperson, a Deputy Chairperson plus six others. The Russell Library Committee and the local Iwi are also represented, filling a total of ten positions.

  • Maria Moppett (Deputy Chair, and Kororāreka Marae Representative)
  • Heather Lindauer (Library Representative)
  • Sue Western
  • Caroline Pyne
  • Brad Mercer
  • Jane Hindle
  • Runanga representative (vacant)