Get Involved: Become an IRF Trustee

IRF Trustee Applications for the term beginning January 1, 2022 are now closed.

For more information about getting involved with The Incentive Research Foundation, please contact


The Incentive Research Foundation (IRF), a private not-for-profit foundation, funds research studies and develops products serving all segments of the global incentive industry. The Foundation focuses its initiatives on pragmatic research highlighting the premise and the power of incentive and motivational programs. Through these efforts, the IRF helps businesses to develop effective motivational and performance improvement strategies.

The IRF Board of Trustees represents the voice of the industry. To ensure that the Board has the vision and the ability to provide the industry with a variety of benefits including opportunities for learning, building relationships, and growing their businesses, it is required that the board collectively possess the following traits and skills:

Diversity | Commitment | Accountability | Respect | Communication | Professionalism | Reputable | Open-Minded | Fiscally Responsible | Management Skills 

Board Positions

Executive Committee

Trustee Committee
Each of the following committees will be comprised of a Chair, Vice Chair, and Trustee Members as deemed necessary by the Executive Committee and may also include Consultant and volunteer members.

Eligibility and Term Length

To be eligible for election to Incentive Research Foundation Board of Trustees you must have;

Elected Trustee term is three (3) years; with a maximum of number of two (2) terms being served consecutively for a maximum of six (6) years. All trustees must apply for a second term when eligible.