The Bethlehem Mission Society is guided by the General Council which is elected at every General Chapter for a five-year period of office.
For the term of office from 2018 – 2023, the following members were elected.
1974-1993 in Taiwan
1993-2003 and 2008-2013 Superior General
1969-1976 in Zimbabwe
1980-1991 and 2002-2008 in Zambia
2008-2018 Superior of the Mother House at Immensee
All the superiors of the SMB