This document holds a description of the assignment, objective, tasks and position of the Information Strategy Board of the NISV. The Board consists of management and policy representatives from all NISV units en is responsible for the validation and quality assurance of the overarching information policy and the IT policy of the institute, as these are developed and maintained for the core archival functions and processes (ingest, storage, preservation, access) as well as for the supporting systems (the networks and the application environment).