The WCA was founded by Ron van Bruchem and Tyson Mao, who were also the first members of the WCA Board, the governing body of the WCA. Gilles Roux joined as a board member in October, 2004, and Masayuki Akimoto in September, 2005. Gilles Roux retired from the board in November, 2008, and Masayuki Akimoto retired in the beginning of 2012. In July 2012, Sébastien Auroux and Tim Reynolds joined as board members.
Current WCA board: