The Board of Directors is the deliberative and decision-making body. It implements the strategy of the platform decided by the General Assembly. The Directors of the Board shall be elected at the General Meeting by each College from a list of candidates in a proportional way in each college of Corporate Members. The Board is responsible for the Strategic Research Agenda, the Vision document and the action plan to implement the vision document set up in the Implementation Document. WssTP set up a new governance structure consisting of 16 Working Groups that have different formats in the sense that some of them are specifically aimed at technology oranother issue while others have a more strategic nature comparable with the current Task Forces. The WssTP WGs are overseen by a Steering Group composed of representatives from the different WGs and are taking over operational tasks of the Board.