PRINZ is governed by a National Council of elected and co-opted member representatives, and meets once a month.

Three Divisions - Northern, Central and Southern are each governed by an elected, voluntary committee. The chairperson of each Division is also on National Council.

A Fellows Executive represents the PRINZ College of Fellows, and meets once a month.

A Research Committee is available to approve research requests, oversee the biennial Trends Survey and provide advice to the Office on research-related topics.

An Ethics Committee is convened as required, independently chaired by Ursula Cheer.

The PRINZ Constitution contains rules that guide Council, Divisions, membership, ethics and AGM.