a group of people who formulate policy and direct an institution along with its management
The World High Diving Federation, established in 1996, is recognized by the Olympic Committee as the sport's governing body.
No governing body for me to reach out to when things started to make me uncomfortable on set.
Long retired after an excellent career in the 1980s, he is now president of UEFA, European soccer's governing body.
They were invited by the governing body, as a matter of favor, to other entertainments.
He had been dispatched across, he said, by the governing body of his church.
The addition of younger persons to this council by co-optation is an improvement on the governing body of the Republic.
The governing body of this confederation was a board of commissioners.
The scene marks the complete demoralization of the old Roman governing body.
The governing body consisted of nineteen representatives, the Nineteen.
Every province rose in arms, elected a governing body, and attacked the French.