The Executive Board is composed of the President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and two other members, all "Officers". The President, the Vice-President, the Treasurer and the other members of the Executive Board are elected by the General Assembly for a three-year term and may be re-elected once to the same position. This will be effective at the 2016 ordinary general assembly.
The President is elected by the General Assembly for a three-year term and may be re-elected once. He will be elected from the list of candidates presented by the National Members or by the Executive Board at least six months before the General Assembly. The President is the legal representative of ISHCCO in all civil affairs and in all judicial action either as plaintive or defendant. In a lawsuit, he may be replaced by an agent acting by virtue of a special power-of-attorney. He executes the decisions of the General Assembly, chairs meetings of the Executive Board and of the General Assembly according to Art. S12.3.
The Vice-President serves as acting President if and as long as the President is unable to act but not beyond the date of the next meeting of the General Assembly, at which the duration of the mandate of the Vice-President acting as President shall be decided.
The Treasurer, in consultation with the Secretary General, authorizes the expenditures. The maximum amounts will be determined by By-Laws. He is responsible for submission of ISHCCO’s financial statements and budget to the Executive Board, the General Assembly and the Internal Auditors. During the second half of the financial year he shall liaise with the Secretary General in order to prepare the balance sheet, the revised forecast for the current year and the budget proposal for the coming year.
Two Internal Auditors are appointed by the General Assembly for a term of three years and shall each act in accordance with the guidelines agreed by the General Assembly. Candidatures for the post of Internal Auditor are proposed by the National Members or the Executive Board and sent to the registered office of ISHCCO
The Secretary General is appointed or dismissed on behalf of ISHCCO by the President on decision of the Executive Board. The Secretary General manages the day-to-day business in accordance with the decisions of the Executive Board.