|President||Kathy Fudge White|
The Region 5 Head Start Association Board of Directors is composed of four representatives from each of the six states in Region 5:
The four representatives from each state are elected from the same categories of memberships as are in the IHSA:
State Head Start Associations pay annual dues to the Region 5 Head Start Association. There are no individual members at the regional level. Traditionally, the purposes of the Region 5 Head Start Association have been to: sponsor a biennial regional conference; coordinate issues and information between the National and State Associations, including selecting the Regional scholarship winners; and, elect board members to the National Head Start Association to represent the states in Region 5.