Chairman Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development and welfare of the club, guide the Club Committee in safeguarding its future
  • Facilitate the development, implementation, review and updating of the Club’s strategy and development plan
  • Communicate regularly to all club members and facilitate the production of the annual report
  • Present the public face of the Club and facilitate relationship-building with appropriate third-party organisations
  • Chair the monthly committee meetings
  • Where a vote is tied, exercise the Chairman’s deciding vote

Key Activities

  • Chair the committee meetings.
  • Ensure all members of the committee have an opportunity to air their views; that meetings follow the agenda, ensuring that where necessary discussions are brought to a conclusion and agreement is reached on the actions to be taken and that these are followed through
  • Communicate the Club strategy and implementation plans to all members
  • Provide advice and support to the Captain and other members of the Committee
  • Support the Captain in arrangements for proper use and allocation of equipment
  • Ensure the club rules and bye-laws are abided by
  • Where possible and relevant, ensure compliance by members with Safety guidance and the Articles of Association
  • Assist with the organisation and running of ERC events