CFP Administration, LLC, manages the administrative operations of the College Football Playoff. Members of the company are the 10 FBS conferences (American Athletic, Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Conference USA, Mid-American, Mountain West, Pac-12, Southeastern and Sun Belt) and the University of Notre Dame.
Board of Managers (11 university presidents and chancellors)
The company’s business, property and affairs are governed by the board. The board develops, reviews and approves annual budgets, policies and operating guidelines. It also appoints and removes officers of the company. It has authority over all aspects of the company’s operations.
Management Committee (10 conference commissioners and Notre Dame athletics director)
The committee manages day-to-day operations of the company. It has authority over those aspects of the company’s operations that are not reserved exclusively for the board, but all of its decisions are subject to review by the board.
Company Officers (Serving at the direction of the Board of Managers)
The company president, Bill Hancock, and secretary, Michael Kelly, carry out the day-to-day operations of the company. Hancock’s and Kelly’s formal titles are Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, respectively, of the College Football Playoff.