The Members' General Meeting elects the President, the members of the Presiding Committee, the Honorary Jury and the Auditors.
The Presiding Committee is responsible for running the association and appointing the General Manager and the Leaders of the specialist committees as well as further members of the Advisory Committee.
The Advisory Committee consists of the previous President, the Leaders of the specialist committees and regional groups, the representatives of the GDMB in other technical-scientific organizations, as well as individuals selected by the Presiding Committee.
It has the task of advising and supporting the Presiding Committee in all issues affecting the association, and coordinates the technical-scientific work in the specialist committees.
The GDMB publishes the results of its work in its journals World of Mining – Surface & Underground, World of Metallurgy – ERZMETALL and in specialist books.