The CIFP Retirement Institute operates as an independent organization with a
discrete governance structure. The CIFP Retirement Institute mandate is overseen by a
Board of Regents consisting of volunteer academic and retirement planning experts selected
through a formal nomination process. The Board of Regents acts as an independent body to
ensure the protection and integrity of the RRC/CR, RFRA and RRA certification marks as
the leading retirement planning standard in Canada and internationally.