The ISH is an international society of individual members and Constituent Society members. It is governed by a Board of Directors (BOD). The 4 Officers of the BOD are elected by the full membership and they serve a three-year term. The At-Large Board members are elected by the Council of Representatives (COR).
The Council of Representatives is the governing body representing the Constituent Societies.
There are 2 Representatives to the Council from each of the Constituent Societies each of whom serves a three-year term. The COR elects its own Chair, vice-Chair and Secretary from the at large board members.
The Board of Directors meets regularly and in-person at least once every three years at the Triennial Congress.
The Council of Representatives meets at least once every three years at the Triennial congress.