Membership is composed of the Mayor and 1 Council Member from each city, and staff representative for a total of 6 members. The City Manager has appointed the Director of Public Works to serve as the staff representative. Appointments of the Mayor and the Council Member run for the term of office. The City Manager is an ex officio member of the board.
This "unofficial" group of Bristol TN/VA officials acts as an advisory group to each city on issues related to the operation of the jointly owned Wastewater Treatment Plant. The board has no legal authority to act, but does routinely recommend action subject to the confirmation of each city.