The Stennis Center is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Democratic and Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives.

Marsha Blackburn
U.S. Representative from Tennessee

Rex G. Buffington, II
Executive Director of the Stennis Center for Public Service

Travis W. Childers
Former U.S. Representative from Mississippi

Chris Coons
U.S. Senator from Delaware

Mike Moore
Former Attorney General of Mississippi

Terri A. Sewell
U.S. Representative from Alabama