The highest authority is the General Assembly consisting of representatives of all members, which convenes once a year. There are normally two meetings in Europe followed by one in North America or in another region.
The Executive Board which has all power to carry on the business of ICSTI between meetings of the General Assembly is composed of the Officers - President, Vice President, Treasurer, and the Chairman of the Technical Activities Coordinating Committee (TACC), and not less than 2 and not more than 5 representatives of Full Members, elected every three years by the General Assembly. The Executive Board carries out the decisions of the General Assembly and gives effect to the general policies of ICSTI.The Executive Board is supported by the Executive Director and the Executive Secretary.
The Executive Board for the 2016-2019 triennium consists of :
President : Jan BRASE, State and University Library of Göttingen (SUB), Germany
Vice President : Markus EKMAN, VTT, Finland
Treasurer : Dobrica SAVIC, NIS/IAEA, Austria
Chair of TACC
Brian HITSON, DOE/OSTI, USA
Other Executive Board members
Marat BIKTIMIROV, VINITI, Russia
Mike GLAZER, IUCr, UK
Kathleen O’CONNELL,NRC, Canada
Margret PLANK, Chair of ITOC - TIB, Germany
Xiaodong QIAO, ISTIC, China
Jerry SHEEHAN,NLM/NIH, USA