The global Board of Directors serves to define and protect Compassion's mission. They also help guide the adoption of new policy and ensure that all corporate activities are aligned with Compassion's strategic ministry objectives. As part of the Board's role, they review and approve items such as annual budget proposals, new country ministry opportunities, building projects and the Christmas bonus. Members include:

Jean-Francois Bussy (General Member)

Kristin Colber-Baker (General Member)

Blake Canterbury (General Member)

Marie Geschwandtner (General Member)

Judy Golz (Chair)

Michael Jeffs (General Member)

Christopher Knepper (General Member)

Ronald Mathieu (Vice Chair)

Santiago "Jimmy" Mellado (President/CEO)

Karen Wesolowski (General Member)