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CFA Institute, a 501(c)6 organization incorporated in the state of Virginia, and its Board of Governors are committed to upholding a high standard of governance in the US not-for-profit sector and aspire to align the organization’s public disclosure practices with US public company standards wherever practical and reasonable. We believe a philosophy of candor and transparency is the key to facilitating a relationship of trust with our constituents and the public at large.

This page, along with the Annual Reports and 990s, will provide you with ease of access to our disclosure documents and insight into our corporate governance practices and policies. If you have any questions or want more information, please email our Corporate Secretary at [email protected].

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Learn more about the CFA Institute Board of Governors and Leadership Team on our Leadership page.

2023 Annual Meeting of Members

The CFA Institute Annual Meeting of Members was held on Wednesday, 12 July 2023 at 4:00pm EDT / 20:00:00 UTC via live audio webcast (Zoom Webinar).

For further details, a recording of the event and related reference materials can be found at the following links:


Proxy Statements

Board of Governor Application Process

The Nominating Committee solicits for new candidate recommendations throughout the year on a rolling basis. If you, or someone you know, is interested, please encourage them to complete the Governor Application Form.

If you have any questions about the CFA Institute Board of Governors application process, please contact our Corporate Secretary at [email protected].

Past Chairs of CFA Institute

View the list of individuals who have previously served as the Chair of the CFA Institute Board of Governors on the Past Chairs of CFA Institute page.

Annual Reports and 990s

Learn more about CFA Institute by visiting our Annual Reports and 990s page.

Corporate Governance

Board Committees

The Board of Governors serves in a variety of roles critical to the governance of CFA Institute and utilizes the following committees to assist with the fulfillment of its oversight functions.

Committees & Councils

Beyond the Board Committees, there are many other ways our members serve the profession, participation on the governing bodies that direct key initiatives at CFA Institute is an essential contribution.

See Committees & Councils

CFA Institute Policies