ORCID is governed by an elected Board of Directors, majority non-profit, comprised of fourteen members of the global scholarly research community. Membership in the Board of Directors is drawn from and representative of ORCID member organizations. The Board is responsible for establishing general policies for the governance of ORCID, based on a set of core principles, among them openness and transparency. In addition to the Board of Directors, ORCID has several Working Groups, open to the research community.

Board of Directors