The administrative board oversees the board of directors and deals with questions of fundamental policy.
The president of the DGRV as chairman of the administrative board is Uwe Fröhlich, who is also president of the Bundesverband der Deutschen Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken e. V. (BVR – National Association of German Cooperative Banks reg. assoc.).
Deputy chairmen are Wilfried Hollmann, president of DER MITTELSTANDSVERBUND - ZGV e.V. (the association of buying and marketing groups) and Manfred Nüssel, president of the Deutscher Raiffeisenverband e.V. (DRV – German Raiffeisen Federation reg. assoc.).