Northwest Independent Church Extension is an organizational member of IFCA International. From its inception in 1958 until 1997 its Board of Directors was elected by the Pacific Northwest Regional of IFCA International. In 1997 its Board expanded to include elected representatives of the Inland Northwest Regional, one of the key areas of ministry of the Mission.
N.I.C.E. is Registered with the State of Washington as a Non-Profit corporation and acknowledged by the United States Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Its ministry is led by an Executive Director who is appointed by and directly accountable to the Board of Directors.