The AFOR board is the managing institution of the foundation. The board appoints and supplements itself. The members of the board have to be acquainted with the overall aim of the foundation in order to combine the AFOR foundation and their individual professional occupation and commitment. The board votes the president, chooses a managing director and appoints committees and panels.
It also decides about the assignment of financial means of the foundation and oversees the adherence of the overall aim of the foundation. The AFOR board can also issue regulations regarding the organisation of the foundation and the adherence of all board responsibilities. These regulations also include all duties and responsibilities of the managing director, the board as well as all committees and panels.