There are four positions of leadership within the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate, including a Division Chair, a Vice Chair, a Secretary, and a Parliamentarian. The Division Chair:
- Presides at meetings of the Division and of the Divisional Council.
- Sits, upon invitation or at his or her discretion, without vote, in deliberations of any committee of the Division.
- Serves, ex officio, as a member of the Assembly of the Academic Senate and of the Academic Council, and as Chair of the Divisional Committee on Assembly Representation.
- Refers matters to the officers or agencies of the Division and of the Administration, as appropriate.
Committee chairs are also leaders within the Senate; in addition to providing leadership to their committees, they sit on the Divisional Council (DIVCO), which speaks on behalf of the Berkeley Division.
For 2017-18, Senate Leadership includes: