The Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union (OSSU) Board of Directors works to ensure equal educational opportunities for all students in the region. It seeks to operate as effectively and as efficiently as possible, supporting and supervising the superintendent with a unified set of priorities.
It is responsible for governing the Supervisory Union as required by law. Under VT state statute, the supervisory union board has eleven areas of responsibility.
The OSSU board is comprised of officers from each member school district.
Currently, the board delegates most of its work to the Executive Committee, which is comprised of the board chairs, or designees, from each member school district.
There are additional SU-wide committees to address issues that affect all member school districts. Currently, these include: