NCHER's committee structure serves as the organization's main tool to foster collaboration and networking within and across industry sectors and hash out policy issues with subject matter experts. During the 2015-2016 fiscal year, the organization undertook a comprehensive review of its committee structure to ensure that its activities were aligned with the Strategic Plan approved by the Board of Directors.
- College Access and Success Committee
- Debt Management and Borrower Support Committee
- Legal Affairs Committee
- Private Loan and Consumer Finance Committee
- Program Regulations and Policy Committee