According to the provisions of the "Charter", the chairman of the conference is elected by the official members of the conference for a term of three years and is not re-elected. It is elected on behalf of the chief of the highest audit institution. The OLACEFS regulations define the functions and powers of the agency.
From January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018, the Mexican High Audit Bureau will chair the meeting. Therefore, the chairman of the organization is the Federal Supreme Auditor Juan Manuel Portal Martinez.