The directors of the NSMBA are responsible for planning for the future of the organization, as well as managing its day to day activities. Each director has a duty to act honestly and in good faith with a view to the best interests of the society. Directors are expected to be involved in the planning, organization, execution, and follow up of the following activities:

To fulfill their role, directors are expected to have excellent communication skills allowing them to effectively liaise, negotiate, and communicate with local landowners, NSMBA members, corporate supporters, media, and the general public. Directors should expect to set aside a reasonable amount of time to complete their duties, and be committed to the organization and serve their entire term.