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The board of directors, comprised of fifteen members, manages the business and affairs of the .CA domain. Twelve of these directors are nominated and elected annually by CIRA members. The board considers pan-Canadian perspectives when managing .CA, and when representing Canada and the .CA registry internationally.

Meet the board

The CIRA board is made up of 12 elected directors and three non-voting board advisors. Find out more about the diversity of expertise on the CIRA board.

Governance structure

The role of the Board is to provide oversight and strategic direction to CIRA. You can learn more about the Board of Directors responsibilities and governance structure here

Join the board

The internet belongs to all of us, and impacts every aspect of our lives. Find out how you can get involved. Become a board member, or participate in nominations and elections.


As a member of the CIRA board of directors, you can influence the future of internet in Canada. Elected CIRA board members are offered an annual retainer and a per-meeting fee.

Minutes and agendas

Read meeting agendas and minutes to find out how the board is working to shape the future of Canada’s internet.