Chairperson Role and Description



The Association aims to achieve the following: 



The Chairperson is usually the formal 'voice' of the association and is responsible for the overall co-ordination of the activities of the association.  The Chair is generally responsible for the following duties: 

•  Chairing meetings;  

•  Chairing sub committee meetings or delegating the role;  

•  Signing documents on behalf of the association;  

•  Support the treasurer with any fundraising, grant writing etc; 

•  Ensuring all relevant information is made available to committee members;  

•  Ensuring the association is run according to its rules and any other strategic plan that has been agreed to;  

•  Resolving disputes and grievances;  

•  Initiating projects;  

•  Overseeing activities and projects; and  

•  Representing the association at external meetings and events.



For additional information on the roles and responsibilities of the Chairperson, please refer to the Blind Sports WA rules of association.