Current Structure


CIsM PRESIDENT


The President of CISM is accountable to the General Assembly.
His authorities and responsibilities are:
He leads and manages the CISM organization in accordance with its regulations, he chairs the Congress and General Assembly, he presents an annual report to the General Assembly, he chairs the Board of Directors and the Emergency Board, he chairs the Council of the Meritorious Order of CISM, he develops all relationships necessary for the proper functioning and influence of CISM with other international organizations, he communicates with Chiefs of Staff of member nations in cases related to extreme lack of discipline.

 

SECRETARY GENERAL


Officer elected by the General Assembly who ensures the implementation of the decisions of the General Assembly and the Board of Directors, manages the General Secretariat and executes the CISM budget approved by the General Assembly
The Secretary General is accountable to the President for administrative matters and to the Board of Directors for the oversight of Presidents Technical Committees and financial management.
Among his main responsibilities, the Secretary General has to prepare and manage Congresses, General Assemblies and Board of Directors sessions and has to implement their decisions. The SG has to execute the measures related to communication and marketing to ensure the best image of CISM within budgetary limits and in accordance with the decisions of the Board of Directors. He has to present the proposed CISM World calendar to the Board of Directors. He also establishes and maintains contact with international organizations (IOC, GAIFS, FISU, UNESCO etc.) and the international sports federations.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS


The Board of Directors is composed of 19 (nineteen) members and is 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,

The Board of Directors is composed of nineteen (19) members as follows : the President of CISM, the four CISM Presidents for continents and fourteen members. Nineteen (19) seats on the Board of Directors, the President being considered as neutral, are divided between the four continents to ensure geographic balance as follows : Africa 5, Americas 4, Asia 4 and Europe 5.The Board of Directors normally meets three times a year : one in March, one in May and one in November.

The CISM President for continents represents CISM in his continent on behalf of the 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.

 

TREASURER GENERAL


 

The Treasurer General (TG) is an Officer elected by the General Assembly who is responsible for the financial management of CISM. He ensures that all CISM expenditures are consistent with CISM regulations and the total budget approved by the General Assembly as well as a sound financial management. He participates in the sessions of the Congress, the General Assembly and the Board of Directors without the right to vote. He prepares and presents the budget to the Board of Directors for approval by the General Assembly. He advises the Board of Directors on financial matters and assists the Commission for the Verification of the Credentials. He also supervises the work of the accountant at the General Secretariat.

 

COMMISSIONS


 

The commissions established by the Board of Directors, are working in a designated area of CISM activity. These are :

 

  • Regulations Commission
  • Development and Planning Commission
  • Sports Commission
  • Solidarity and Technical Commission
  • Sports Medicine Commission
  • Finance Commission
  • Women in CISM Commission
  • Sport for Peace and Environment Commission

 

SPORTS COMMITTEES


 

The CISM Sport Committees (CSC) are responsible for the management, development and technical aspects of each sport admitted as CISM world level sport.
The CISM Sport Committee is composed of a President, a Secretary, and several members, preferably at least one from each continent. Among his main responsibilities, the President of CISM Sport Committee, with the support of its members, manages and develops a CISM sport for military athletes, both male and female, is the ultimate CISM technical authority and oversees the technical conduct of a world military championship in a specific sport. He maintains the currency of the regulations of the sport and promotes his sport world wide. He supervises the drawing up of the world, continental and regional calendars of his sport five (5) years in advance, avoiding conflicts of dates between CISM and civilian competitions. He maintains liaison with the International Federation governing his sport. He has to determine proper ways of achieving new training methods, new material and equipment, recent documentation (books, articles, brochures, ...) and to conduct study days, clinics and courses.

 

Honorary President


 

CISM Honorary President & CISM Ambassador

Dr. Gianni Gola

Major General

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CISM Honorary President & CISM Ambassador

Dr. Gianni Gola

Major General

Nationality

Birthdate

ITA

 

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Former CISM Presidents


 

Former CISM President (1948-1953 & 1956-1961)

Henri Debrus

Colonel

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Former CISM President (1948-1953 & 1956-1961)

Henri Debrus

Colonel

Nationality

Birthdate

FRA

 

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Former CISM President (1953-1956)

Arne W. Thorburn

Major

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Former CISM President (1953-1956)

Arne W. Thorburn

Major

Nationality

Birthdate

SWE

 

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Former CISM President (1961-1967)

Royal Hatch

Brig-Gen

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Former CISM President (1961-1967)

Royal Hatch

Brig-Gen

Nationality

Birthdate

USA

 

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Former CISM President (1967 - 1968)

M. M. Piracha

Air Commander

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Former CISM President (1967 - 1968)

M. M. Piracha

Air Commander

Nationality

Birthdate

PAK

 

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Former CISM President (1968-1969)

Fazio Casari

Amiral

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Former CISM President (1968-1969)

Fazio Casari

Amiral

Nationality

Birthdate

ITA

 

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Former CISM President (1969-1970)

Kenneth G. Wickham

Major General

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Former CISM President (1969-1970)

Kenneth G. Wickham

Major General

Nationality

Birthdate

USA

 

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Former CISM President (1970-1979)

Aldo Massarini

Contre Amiral

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Former CISM President (1970-1979)

Aldo Massarini

Contre Amiral

Nationality

Birthdate

ITA

 

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Former CISM President (1979-1986)

Mohammed Saleh Mokaddem

Général de Division

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Former CISM President (1979-1986)

Mohammed Saleh Mokaddem

Général de Division

Nationality

Birthdate

TUN

 

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Former CISM President (1986-1994)

Jean Duguet

Général de Division

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Former CISM President (1986-1994)

Jean Duguet

Général de Division

Nationality

Birthdate

FRA

 

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Former CISM President (1994-1998)

Arthur Zechner

General

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Former CISM President (1994-1998)

Arthur Zechner

General

Nationality

Birthdate

AUT

 

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Former CISM President (1998-2010) & CISM Ambassador

Dr. Gianni Gola

Major General

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Former CISM President (1998-2010) & CISM Ambassador

Dr. Gianni Gola

Major General

Nationality

Birthdate

ITA

 

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Former CISM President (2010-2014)

Hamad Kalkaba Malboum

Colonel

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Former CISM President (2010-2014)

Hamad Kalkaba Malboum

Colonel

Nationality

Birthdate

CMR

 

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