Welcome to the Americas Region

The IMechE Americas Region (North and South America) consists of 2,493 members as of the 2017 reports. The map below shows the distribution of members across our region, with the Pan-Caribbean Group, the Texas Group, and four joint Ceng branches across Canada making up our region's six local groups. If you want to see what we've been up to, check out our Articles Page.

Each local group has its own committee made up of hard-working volunteers elected on a yearly basis by the members of that local group, usually at an Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in late spring. We do our best to keep our contact information up to date, so please do not hesitate to reach out for any reason whatsoever. 

Regional governance also consists of a small committee of volunteers elected on a 3-year term (next elections spring 2019). Currently Stuart Hamilton CEng FIMechE is the Americas Regional Chair and William D Hesser AMIMechE serves as the Regional Young Member Representative.

Regional Chair - Stuart Hamilton

Region Young Member Representative- William D Hesser

You can read details of Stuart and William's policy statements for their time in position here:
Americas Region Election Statements

The Regional Chair and Regional YMR sit on committees with their counterparts from the remaining 6 international regions - the International Strategy Board (ISB) and International Young Members Committee (IYMC) respectively. These committees serve a number of purposes, including advocating for rights of the international member, funding for local group activities, and for raising the value of IMechE membership overall. 

In addition to individually-run local activities, the IYMC helps to facilitate a number of international competitions, specifically:
Speak Out for Engineering (Local Group-based public speaking tournament)
IYMC Video Competition (Accepting online applications until 30 April 2018)

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

Looking for an event nearby? If there are no events indicated contact your local representative to exchange your ideas for forthcoming activity.

Please click the event heading for further information.
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