The Coordinating Commission for the Archives of the Azores (CCARAA) is the managing body of regional archives. This entity is responsible for defining regional archives policies, monitoring and supervising their implementation. The Coordinating Commission comprises the regional archive system, which includes the archives of regional and local administrations, as well as the regional archives of Ponta Delgada, Angra do Heroísmo and Horta.
This body is also a partner in the modernisation of the regional public administration.
The Commission is composed of five archive technicians, a jurist and a technician with specialisation in the field of information and communication technologies. The regional and local administrations are represented in this body.