The Catanduanes State University is a public, non-sectarian, non-profit institution of tertiary and higher learning duly established by law and principally supported by state funds.
a. The Chairperson of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Chairperson;
b. The President of the University, Vice Chairperson;
c. The Chairperson of the Committee on Education, Arts, and Culture of the Senate, member;
d. The Chairperson of the Committee on Education, Arts, and Culture of the House of Representatives, member;
e. The Regional Director of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), member;
f. The Regional Director of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), member;
g. The President of the federation of faculty associations of the University, member;
h. The President of the federation of student councils of the University, member;
i. The President of the federation of alumni associations of the University, member; and
j. Two (2) prominent citizens from the private sector who have distinguished themselves in their profession or fields of specialization of the University, members.
The Board shall appoint a secretary upon the recommendation of the President who shall serve both the BOR and the university and shall keep all records and minutes of proceedings of the BOR. He/She shall serve upon each member of the Board the appropriate notice of the Board meetings