Each member institution is represented at NETT meetings by one or more persons involved in international relations or exchanges.
The Chairperson presides over the annual NETT meeting, co-ordinates the agenda of the next meeting together with the host institution and internal affairs between the annual meetings.
Election takes place on a three-yearly basis.
The organizational committee consists of the chairperson, one representative of the host institution where the next annual NETT meeting will take place and preferably one representative of the institution where the last NETT meeting was held.
In addition, there are two persons nominated by NETT members to help the chairperson in organizational matters and the preparation of topics to be dealt with at the annual NETT meetings.