The Woodford County Board consists of 15 democratically elected members, 5 from 3 districts, who must be voted into office every 4 years. The board members serve as representatives to their Woodford County districts. A Chairman is elected every 2 years from within the body.
Woodford County operates under the township form of county government. As the legislative element, the County Board is responsible for adopting all Ordinances for the governance of Woodford County, establishing budget for several funds as well as levying taxes, promulgating policies, rules and regulations for the management of County operations.
The County Board has 5 standing committees, which meet regularly once each month. Committee appointments are made by the Chairman, with the concurrence of the County Board.