- Every Club must have an annual Board of Management of at least four (4) but no more than seven (7) Executive Members elected by and from the Club's Full Members. (Note: USUALLY, the students who apply for and gain PROV for a new club are elected as the first Executive. However, this is neither guaranteed nor required).
- Clubs may have additional non-Executive members on their Board (including Associate Members) but these members do not have voting rights at Board Meetings*. These may be elected or appointed positions.
- Decisions made by a Club Board may be overturned by vote at a Club General Meeting.
- A RUSU Club's Board of Management* as a whole is responsible for the delivery of the Club's Annual Activity Plan, recruiting members & maintaining membership lists, club communications & promotions, succession planning, training & supporting incoming Board Members, & ensuring their Club operates according to all relevant rules, policies, laws, etc.
- A RUSU Club's elected Executive component of its' Board of Management is responsible for the day-to-day governance of their Club including contracts, club finances, club meetings, elections, etc.
- Every Club Board of Management must meet at least six (6) times per year.
- Every Club Board must present an Annual General Report and Financial Report to its' Club's AGM.
- RMIT students may not be Executive Members on the Board of more than two (2) Clubs at any one time.
* Academic "umbrella" clubs such as the RMIT Business Student Association (which provides a range of services/supports to all academic clubs in the College of Business) are permitted to negotiate a different club Governance structure in consultation with the RUSU Clubs Department. Umbrella clubs may only be established with the approval of all linked clubs, and the support of RUSU and the College or School involved.