Aida is an organization of freedivers comprised of an international assembly who vote by the democratic process. Each national member has one vote. The assembly elects an executive board to manage the daily business of Aida. The executive Board consists of the following positions; president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, sports officer technical officer and education officer. The non-executive (non-voting) positions are ; IT officer, communication/media officer, medical/ science officer, legal officer, and judges officer. The majority of the work accomplished by Aida is done so by committee volunteers as well as Aida officers. The committees include; disciplinary committee, education committee, and technical committee. All members are encouraged to volunteer to participate as a committee member.
The Disciplinary Committee passes judgments in first instance for the conflictual cases received from the AIDA community
The Education Committee makes recommendations concerning all educational matters and undertakes the functions and projects received from the Board or Assembly (maintains and updates all course materials, requirements, forms and other documents relating to AIDA educational courses)
The Technical Committee gathers the community feedback and proposes updates for the competition regulations
Medical and Science Committee
The Medical & Science Committee undertakes special projects as are requested by the Executive Board and Assembly, and proposes potential projects for consideration and approval.
The Safety Committee has the role to implement the AIDA strategy and advise the Board on Safety related subjects