A volunteer Governing Board of 13 community members guides the YSSO organization.
- Dale Hardt , President - Ashland
- Sarah Epstein, Vice-President - Ashland
- Jolene Buccino , Vice-President - Ashland
- Frank Phillips, Treasurer - Medford
- Marilyn Versteeg, Secretary - Grants Pass
- Yoon-Jae Barchet, Ashland
- Cedric Buckingham, Medford
- Anna B. Dunlap, Medford
- Paul O. Finwall, Ashland
- Lana Haynes, Grants Pass
- Diane Hess, Grants Pass
- Kathleen D. Moore, Medford
- Ilana Rubenfeld, Ashland
The members of the Governing Board of the Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon organization meet quarterly in addition to attending an annual summer retreat and new director orientation. Standing committees of the board and ad hoc working groups meet in between full board meetings throughout the year as needed.