SLAARC is affiliated with the American Radio Relay League (ARRL). The club is democratically governed with most decisions involving activities and finances being decided by a vote of the members present at a monthly business meeting. The club is led by a board of four annually elected officers:
Officers are elected at the November business meeting. Only members in “good standing” can be nominated and elected. An individual may only serve two consecutive terms in the same office. They can be elected to a different office and re-elected to an office they have held previously after sitting out at least one term.