In accordance with Article 8 (2) of IRF Bylaws, the Board of Directors (BOD) is composed of Executive Officers and Administrative Committee Chairs who are elected by the Congress. The Board of Directors is responsible for the management of the IRF and general policies which affect the entirety of the IRF, within the confines set forth in the Bylaws.

Under Article 8 (4) of the IRF Bylaws, committees and commissions are consultative organs of the IRF Board of Directors and of the IRF Executive Committee. Committees and commissions are created to discuss, debate, and recommend administrative policy within their specific areas.