FODEP is led by an elected Board of Directors comprising the National Executive Committee (NEC) and nine provincial Chairperson.
At provincial, district, constituency and ward levels, FODEP has elected executive committees, which spearhead the organization's programmes in league with their fellow members. These committees are elected every three years by paid-up members.
FODEP has a national Secretariate headed by the Executive Director who is supported by other professional staff on a full-time basis. In all the nine provinces, FODEP has a provincial office run by a coordinator on voluntary basis.