ADO is governed by a board of trustees chaired by Dr. Aisha Thawab. This board is o five members (three females & two males) in which women constitute 60%. These members have a variety of backgrounds and experiences as they came from a variety of different parts in Yemen. Whereas the three ladies came from Tehama area, all other 2 members are come from Taiz, Al-Mahweet, Hajja, and Al-Hodeidah Governorates. The board has conducted 4 meetings recently during 2022 to discuss updates required for ADO strategic plan. ADO board is divided into two committees (Legislative & Policy Committee and the Executive Committee), while the monitoring and Inspection Committee is an independent committee.
This committee consists of a team leader with two other members whose main responsibilities are focused on internal auditing and risk management.
This committee is made up of a team leader with two other members. The committee tasks include supervising the recruitment procedures for senior positions within ADO various departments, planning and supervising ADO program team.
This committee comprises ADO Chairwoman, as a team leader with one members. The committee tasks involve making/updating policies, strategic plans and fundraising.