There are two councils at CAPE: the Local Leadership Council and the Presidents' Council.
The Local Leadership Council consists of the President, national vice-presidents and members of the executive committees of locals and all stewards. Members discuss matters of importance to the local leadership and can make and vote on recommendations to the NEC. Members of the Local Leadership Council meet twice a year.
The Presidents' Council consists of the president, national vice-presidents, and the local presidents. This committee meets twice a year to discuss matters of importance to the association. This committee also can make recommendations to the national executive council.