CISM has 18 (eighteen) member nations in Americas: Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.
The CISM Vice President for Americas is Colonel Walter Jander de Andrade. He represents CISM in his continent on behalf of the CISM President. He is accountable to the Board of Directors.
Among his authorities and responsibilities he promotes CISM principles and sports in his continent, he presides over the Continental Meeting and serves as a spokesman on matters relating to the continent as a whole.
The Board of Directors is composed of 19 (nineteen) members of whom four namely Colonel Walter Jander de Andrade (Brazil), Brigadier General Frances Allen (Canada), Colonel Steven Rosso (USA) and Lt Colonel Marco Túlio Baptista (Brazil) are from Americas.
They are elected and granted powers by the General Assembly (GA) to decide all measures relating to management and administration of CISM within the limits of its Statutes and Policy Manual, between two GA's.
The Board of Directors is accountable to the General Assembly. Its authorities and responsibilities are to oversee the work of CISM bodies and to ensure their proper management, ensure that decisions of the General Assembly are implemented properly, develop and implement the CISM strategic and annual business plans. The Board of Directors has to establish policy and procedures except those under sole authority of the General Assembly, formulate mandates of CISM bodies and oversee the preparation of the Congress and General Assembly, establish commissions, approve the CISM world events calendar for the next two years, ensure overall financial control and proper financial administration.