The founding governing board of the Foundation comprises:

Dr Rajesh Tandon, Husband and Colleague of Martha Farrell
Founder-President, Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA)

Suheil Farrell Tandon, Son of Martha Farrell
Director-Founder, Pro Sport Development

Tariqa Farrell Tandon, Daughter of Martha Farrell
Research Assistant, MacEwan University, Edmonton, Canada

Rita Sarin, PRIA Governing Body Member and Friend of Martha Farrell
Vice President and Country Director, India, The Hunger Project

The Foundation will be encouraging "Friends of Martha" to be set up in different locations around the world. The Governing Board will be expanded in the future to include members of Friends of Martha.