Committee Structure and Procedures

President and Chair

Term: 2 years

Workload per week: 1- 5 hours

Description: The President is responsible for the ultimate achievement of the strategic ambitions of the club, as well as the overall management of its operational activities.


  • Chair meetings and act as senior club officer, by making decisions whenever the need arises, in consultation with other club officers when appropriate.
  • Attend meetings in a neutral and uncommitted capacity and enable the group to have a meaningful discussion with a neutral person in the chair.
  • Provide direction for the club by effective leadership and management.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress of agreed actions- both short term and strategic.
  • Ensure that succession and forward planning are integral and ongoing in the club.
  • Constitute any special working groups and ensure their activities are reported to the executive.
  • Manage the other club officer to ensure the delivery of their responsibilities
  • Ensure that the club structure and responsibilities are transparent and available to the membership.
  • The chair must work in close liaison with the management committee, club secretary and treasurer.
  • Act as mediator in the event that disagreements arise between sub committees or members.
  • Ensure the safety statement is reviewed regularly and its operation monitored.
  • To be the central person involved with the strategic planning of the club and monitor the plans progress through the year.