How to Chair a Meeting
General guidance for Chairs
What are the Chairperson’s main responsibilities?
- Getting the meeting through all business in the time allotted.
- Making sure it is clear what decisions have been made.
- Making sure it is clear who is going to do what tasks.
- Keeping the meeting in order – stopping interruptions and irrelevancies, and allowing everyone to be heard.
- You will need an agenda to help you organise the business to be discussed at the meeting.