Northeast Iowa Community College is a public, tax-supported, two-year educational institution governed by a nine-member Board of Trustees. Trustees set policy and are elected by the voters of their district to four-year terms.
Additionally, the administrative cabinet provides leadership to the College, serving in an advisory role to the president. Liang Chee Wee, Ph.D. is the current president of the College.
Students or other stakeholders at the College are encouraged to share concerns with administration through the College's complaint procedures.