The governing body of Samaritans is the Trustee Board, which has between 10 and 15 members, at least two thirds of whom are Samaritan volunteers. The trustees are also Directors of the Company.
Trustees can serve a maximum of 6 years from 28 January 2006, or up to 8 years in the case of a Chair who has already served as a trustee prior to their appointment as Chair.
- Jenni McCartney - Chair
- Dr Jackie Craissati
- Jayne Finch
- Terry Holland
- Rosemary Howell
- Gill Leo (Trustee for Ireland)
- Cynthia Pearce
- Mandy Perrin
- Michael Rogerson (Honorary Treasurer)
- Keith Walker (Trustee from Scotland)
- Dr Michele McClung
- Simon Salem
- Professor David Gunnell
- Ana Laing (Trustee for Wales)