CIRUS governance includes representation from key community groups such as Sleep Disorders Australia. These representatives form an advisory board for CIRUS. The advisory board provides a non-research biased consumer focus to the CIRUS executive committee, which makes managerial and administrative decisions based on advice from sub committees. The executive officer collates all decisions and ensures the smooth operation of CIRUS.
*Emeritus Professor John Niland is the former Vice Chancellor of UNSW.
*Mr Gary Carr is the National President of Sleep Disorders Australia.
*Mr Bill Bartlett is Chairman of Cerebral Palsy Association and involved with the St James Ethics Committee.