The Football League Board of Directors is responsible for providing the organisation's strategic direction. The Board consists of eight directors, six of whom are divisional representatives elected by member clubs. The divisional representatives include three directors from Championship clubs, two from League 1 clubs and one from League 2 clubs.

The remaining two directors are independent of clubs and include the Chairman and Independent non-executive director.

The current members of The Football League Board are:

Greg Clarke (Chairman)

Richard Bowker CBE (Independent Director)

Andy Ambler (Millwall)

Keith Lamb (Middlesbrough)

Karl Oyston (Blackpool)

John Nixon (Carlisle United)

James Rodwell (Notts County)

Ian Lenagan (Oxford United)