A Board of Directors comprised of the leadership from its member companies provides the direction for the Institute. Each member company has both a Business and Eye Care Professional representative to provide a balanced perspective on the issues of importance. The member companies include: Alcon, Bausch + Lomb, CooperVision, and Vistakon, a division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care.
The Board of Directors has appointed an Executive Director, who has the principle responsibility for the administrative affairs of the organization to carry out the Mission of the Institute.
The Board also retains the services of Legal Counsel with expertise in the legal and regulatory requirements affecting the Industry, to assure the Mission of the Institute is carried out in conformance with proper standards.