honorary officers

Delegating to honorary officers

Effective delegation to honorary officers is based on clear consideration and communication of the following 4 elements:

Monitoring

A Management Committee/Board can delegate authority for a task but not responsibility. They will still be held ultimately accountable for any decisions or actions taken.

Effective delegation

Delegation is necessary for all of the work of an organisation to be completed.

Company secretary role description

An example role description for a company secretary.  Role descriptions should always be tailored to the needs of your organisation.

Characteristics of a good secretary

The role of Secretary of a Management Committee can be key to the efficient functioning of the Committee, particularly in organisations with few or no paid staff members.

Characteristics of a good chairperson

The chairperson plays a key role on any voluntary management committee.  Below are summarised some of the key qualities, skills and knowledge that are characteristic of an effective chairperso

Chairing meetings

One of the most important roles of the Chairperson is steering a Management Committee through its business effectively and efficiently. A good Chair will be mindful of the following basic points!

Advice Note: Committee procedures (NICVA)

A guide to help committees understand their responsibilities. Produced by NICVA Member Services.

Secretary role description

An example role description.

Remember! Contents should always be tailored to suit the particular requirements of your organisation.

Treasurer role description

An example role description.

Remember! Contents should always be tailored to suit your own organisation.

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