Southern Tier West has a sixteen (16) person Board with five (5) members appointed by each of the three county Legislatures and one (1) member appointed by the Seneca Nation of Indians.
Regular meetings of the Board are held on a monthly basis on the third Thursday of every month, unless otherwise ordered by the Chairman. Staff, local, state and federal partners; and the region's public and private partners meet to discuss relevant issues that are significant to the Southern Tier West region.
Board Chairman Kier Dirlam - Allegany County, Town of Almond
Vice-Chairman Don McCord - Chautauqua County, City of Jamestown
Secretary Robert Keis - Cattaraugus County, Town of Mansfield