The Plenary Assembly may allow the formation of Continental Councils that are responsible for the administration, development and furtherance of ski mountaineering in the same continent or geographic entity. They comply with and enforce the rules and regulations of ISMF and co-operate with the ISMF Bodies. They organise continental championships and other competitions in their area under the supervision of the ISMF.
David Dornian coordinates ski mountaineering competitions for the ACC and is currently serving a term as a board member of the Canadian Avalanche Association. He has been managing ski and mountaineering trips with the club for more than 15 years, and misses the tent-based camps. For several years he has been the President of the North American Council.