Participation in the CIF is open to consumers and consumer representatives who are willing to actively participate in its work. CIF members should be knowledgeable representatives from consumer organizations, producers, retailers, distributors, industry councils and government.
The CIF strives to maintain a reasonable balance among such groups. No more than one Consumer Interest Forum member may be employed by the same company, organization, department or agency. The CIF is open to all consumer representatives who are willing to actively participate in the work of the CIF and express an interest in membership.