The bylaws of the Mid-Missouri Regional Planning Commission allow each county in the region to have up to three seats on the Board of Directors. One representative from each county is a County Commissioner or designee from the County Commission. The other two seats are available for appointees chosen by two cities within the county. Cities within each county may petition their County Commission to have a representative on the Board.
Members of the Board of Directors serve two year terms. The terms are staggered to aid in continuity; approximately half are up for renewal or replacement each year.