The GDAA is governed by an elected Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is governed by the Code of Regulations and By-laws of the Association. It is their duty to exercise general supervision over the affairs of the Association. The Board consists of sixteen (16) members. Eight Primary members and five Associate members elected by the membership of the Association. Additionally, there is one Affiliate member, one Public Housing Authority member representative and one Service Technician representative who is designated by the Maintenance Education Council.