The immediate past mayor of the Yoav Regional Council is Rani Traynin from Beit Nir. Mr. Traynin resigned his position as mayor to become the Vice Chairman of the Executive of the Jewish Agency for Israel. He was succeeded by Matti Sarfatti Harcavi Ph.D., the first woman ever elected Mayor of the Yoav Regional Council. She is from moshavSgula and is a noted plant geneticist. For several years she served as the Yoav Chairperson of the Partnership 2000 Committee, linking the Yoav Regional Council with the Jewish community of the Lehigh Valley based in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
The government offices are located at Re'em Junction.