MANRS has its own community and governance structure, with secretariat support from the Global Cyber Alliance. A Steering Committee provides oversight of the MANRS application and auditing processes, enhances the MANRS Actions by developing ongoing conformance criteria, and helps guide community programs, trainings, and events.
The Steering Committee is comprised of individuals elected annually by the MANRS community.

A MANRS Community Charter provides guiding principles for the future governance of the initiative.