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 (Chair and Kororāreka Marae Representative)
  • Heather Lindauer (Library Representative)
  • Sue Western
  • Tracy Cadogan
  • Jane Hindle (Deputy Chair)
  • Marsha Davies
  • Tracey Rewiri
  • Sian Royal
  • Runanga representative (vacant)