Welcome to the Americas Region

Americas Region Election- Announcement

Elections for the positions of Chair and Young Member Representative for the Institution’s Americas Region are taking place in 2016. The nomination period has now closed and voting for the positions of Americas Region Chair and Americas Young Member Representative will take place throughout April.

We are pleased to announce that there are four candidates for the position of Americas Region Chair, details as follows:

  • Stuart Hamilton CEng FIMechE
  • Harcharan Singh Ranu CEng FIMechE
  • Bishnujee Singh CEng FIMechE
  • John D Thompson CEng FIMechE

We are pleased to announce that there are three candidates for the position of Americas Young Member Representative, details as follows:

  • William D Hesser AMIMechE
  • Chris Maharaj  CEng MIMechE
  • Nabeel Younis AMIMechE 

Please take a few moments to examine the below papers to see details of the candidates for the post of Region Chair and Young Member Representative for the Americas Region.


Voting for the candidates for the Region Chair and Young Member Representative opens on 1 April 2016 and will close on 1 May 2016. All members eligible to vote have been sent an email (or letter, where no email address has been provided) regarding each of the positions up for election this year. There are two emails for the Americas region due to the two positions up for election so please be sure to read both before proceeding.

Voting Process

Within the emails there is a unique link which you can click on to cast your vote. Please refer back to this email to vote in this election.

Any attempt to vote more than once will be detected. There is a system of preferential voting in place so you must enter your order of preference 1, 2, 3 etc. you must indicate your preference with numbers, rather than ticking or crossing the boxes, otherwise your voting paper will be invalidated.

If you decide to print out the election documents and vote by post instead, you must ensure that postal votes are received c/o APT Stratum House, Stafford Park, 10, Telford, TF3 3AB United Kingdom by 1 May 2016.

Voting online and by post will close at 12pm BST on 1 May 2016.

If you have any questions about the process, please contact the Institution’s International Team.

We look forward to your participation in this year’s Region elections. 

IMechE has a local membership base supported by country representatives, branches and groups.

We represent over 2000 Institution members across the region providing support and putting you in touch with what you need from the Institution.

We also work with other engineering organisations to raise the profile of engineering in this region. Get in touch if you have questions about membership or what we do within the region.

If you do not see your location listed and would like to arrange future events locally or get involved by volunteering, please contact the regional chair

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Social event
    01 June 2016 18:00 to 20:00
    Fox and Hound
    Join us for the next monthly Texas social at The Fox and Hound!
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Competition event
    02 June 2016 00:00 to 05 June 2016 00:00
    Barrie Molson Center - Barrie, Ontario
    Engineering Design Competition
    Industry: Automotive
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