The governing body of IAAO is the Executive Board. IAAO Executive Board members are elected by IAAO members. There are four officer positions at IAAO: President, President-Elect, Vice President, and the Immediate Past President. Each position is elected for a one-year term. The President-Elect automatically succeeds to the office of President when his or her President-Elect term ends. The Executive Director serves as Secretary/Treasurer for the association. The Executive Board is completed by nine regular members and one associate member, each of whom is elected for a three-year term.