The Board of the AHI is the governing body of the AHI, with the role of the President to provide leadership and promote the cohesiveness, effectiveness and functioning of both the Board and the Institute.
The AHI Board of Directors consists of up to eleven members, elected at an Annual General Meeting. Two positions – the President and the Director - Indigenous Housing are elected by the entire membership. Another three Directors (Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory and Tasmania) are elected directly by the members in each jurisdiction. The remaining six Directors (Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, New Zealand and Western Australia) are nominated by the local Branch Committee.
The Roles of the Board, Directors and President are set out in the AHI's Rules.
The President is elected from the general membership of the AHI, with the appointment being at the Annual General Meeting. The current President of the AHI is Andrew Davis, who was appointed to the position at the AHI’s AGM in 2015.