IDI's Board of Directors meets in a retreat-setting every 3-4 years to re-chart the Strategic Vision for IDI's Management Team. From there, the Management Team builds out a Strategic Plan that authenticates, and implements, the Board's Strategic Vision.
The IDI Board of Directors closely follows the Strategic Plan in order that the co-operative not stray from the core elements of the plan. The current (2011-2015) Strategic Vision and Plan for IDI is build around the following "Focused Implementations"
Strengthen IDI's Purchasing Power
Explore IDI Structural Changes
Develop Incentives to Maximize Member Commitment
Promote the IDI Brand to All Stakeholders
Re-define Shareholder Acceptance Criteria