The Council is the ruling body of the Trust. It meets quarterly, normally at the Cave Studies Centre. All its members are volunteers. They are:

Council members have specific responsibilities which are identified in the relevant sections of this website.

​The Centre Executive Committee (CEC) is responsible for the management of the cave studies centre and meets periodically to deal with specific development and maintenance issues. It reports to the Council. Some, but not all, of the Council members (trustees) attend CEC meetings.

​The Trust constitution, as recognised by the Charities Commission.