(2)Vice-President One (1) for each Continental Federation.Additionally, several appointed by the President
(3)Secretary General One (1)
(4)Directors One (1) for each Continental Federation and seven (7)
from the member organization representing Japan (referred to as the "Japan Sumo Federation" in Item 2 of the Supplementary Provisions) Additionally, several appointed by the President ?and representative from Athletes Committee as stipulated in Article 36 as well as some representative who nominated by the President including some Executive Directors.
(5)Auditors Two (2)
(6)Trustees One (1) for each Country Federation
Additionally, several appointed by the President
Article 16 : Election
The President shall be elected by the Board of Directors.
Vice-Presidents shall be Continental Director based on election from each Continental Federation (when missing, Continental Federation shall recommendation a person or the equivalent to the Board of Directors). The President shall designate several others.
The Secretary General shall be appointed by the President with the consent of the Board of Directors.
Directors, Except representative from Athlete committee, shall be elected based on recommendations from each Continental Federation and the Japan Sumo Federation. Additionally, several appointed by the President.
Executive Directors shall be elected by mutual election among the Directors.
Auditors shall be elected by the Board of Directors. The Auditors may not hold another post at the same time.
Trustees shall be elected based on recommendations from each Country Federation. Additionally, several appointed by the President.
Article 17 : Duties
The President shall represent the IFS and supervise its activities.
Vice-Presidents shall assist the President and in cases where the President is unable to fulfil the duties of the office. they shall act in place of the President in the order predetermined by the President.
The Secretary General shall be commissioned by the President to manage the affairs of the IFS.
Executive Directors shall assist the President, Vice-Presidents and the Secretary General in handling important issues in IFS affairs .
Directors shall attend the meetings of the Board of Directions and decide upon the execution of IFS affairs.
Auditors shall audit the affairs and accounts of the IFS.
Trustees shall attend general assemblies, receive reports from the Board of Directors. Trustees may respond to requests from the Board of Directors for advice by stating their opinions on items that must be communicated to the President.
Article 18 :Tenure
The tenure of officers shall be two (2) years. Officers may be re-appointed.
The tenure of officers elected through substitution or increased numbers shall be the remaining time of previous or present officers.
Officers shall carry out their duties after their tenure has ended until the next elected officer takes office.
Article 19 : Officers'Annual Fees
Officers must pay annual fees to the IFS.
The amount for these annual fees is provided separately.
Article 20 : Dismissal
When an officer falls under one of the following categories, the President may dismiss the officer with the support of at least two-thirds (2/3) of the Board of Directors.
(1) If the officer is deemed to be mentally or physically unable to execute the duties of the office.
(2) If it is deemed that the officer violated an obligation of the duties of the office or committed other conduct unbecoming of an officer.
(3) If the officer has fallen one (1) year or more in arrears of annual fees.
Article 21 : Honorary President, etc.
The IFS may appoint an honorary President, honorary Vice-President, honorary Advisors or Advisors.
The honorary President, honorary Vice-President, honorary Advisors and Advisors shall be commissioned by the President based upon the recommendation of the Board of Directors.
The honorary President and honorary Vice-President, may give advice to the President regarding important ISF matters.
Honorary Advisors and Advisors shall respond to consultation from the President.