Committees include: the Executive Committee (selected through election), Bylaws and Membership, Data and Information Management, Ethics, Finance and Budget, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, Nominating, Program, and Standards and Accreditation. Affiliate members and international members may also participate on Committees.
Individuals from Full and Affiliate members may participate. Examples include the Accreditation Work Group and the Technical Assistance Program.
Each member OPO assigns a designated representative, usually the Executive Director or the equivalent, from its OPO to sit on the Board of Directors and have a voice in the decision-making process.
Councils include: Donor Family Services, Finance, Hospital Development, Human Resources, Information Technology, Medical Directors, Procurement Directors, Public Education/Relations, Chief Operating Officers, Quality Improvement and Tissue. Affiliate members, international members, and AOPO sponsors may participate on the Councils.