ORCID is governed by an elected Board of Directors. Membership in the Board of Directors is drawn from 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 that are open to participation by the research community. ORCID is served by a professional staff, led by an Executive Director. For more information, see the ORCID Team page.