Advice Note: Committee procedures (NICVA)

An article to help committees understand their responsibilities. Produced by NICVA Member Services.

These notes are designed to help committees of voluntary groups understand their basic responsibilities. They describe procedures which can help committees to prevent problems occurring. The notes outline the responsibilities of committee members as well as the roles of officer-bearers eg chairperson, secretary, treasurer.

Also included in this article is a set of basic Standing Orders, an agreed set of rules or regulations committees can adopt to ensure that meetings run smoothly and that people know what to expect and are treated fairly.

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