IATEFL is led by a team of eight trustees. All are members of the association and volunteers.
- Vice President
- Chair of the Digital Committee
- Chair of the Membership and Marketing Committee
- Special Interest Group (SIG) Representative
- Associates Representative
Six of these are elected by the IATEFL membership, whilst the Associates Respresentative is elected by IATEFL Associate teaching associations, and the SIG Representative is elected by the 16 SIG Coordinators.
The following diagram helps to explain the structure of the association: