Cabinet members were responsible for converting Chief of State Mon Mothma's policy decisions into realized action items. Its membership included the Ministers of Finance, Education, State, Industry, Supply, and War, and the Secretary of the Cabinet.
The Secretary of the Cabinet organized and ran the Cabinet meetings, and chaired them whenever Mon Mothma was unavailable to attend. The Secretary also trained security-cleared for assignment to the ministries. Every Alliance Ministry was lean and efficient, with the personal staffs of the Ministers usually numbering under fifty beings, spread among secretaries, assistants, coordinators and functionaries.