The presiding officer of an assembly; a chairman; as, to address the chair.
To function as chairperson of (a meeting, committee, etc.); as, he chaired the meeting.
An abstract designation of the presiding officer.
A legislator appointed to preside over a legislative committee. A traditional designation for the member currently presiding over a house of the legislature or one of its committees.
the presiding officer. The lieutenant governor or speaker normally serves as chair, but other senators also may preside. The senator presiding is said to be "in the chair."
Presiding Officer during a session of Congress or a committee meeting.
A person in charge of a meeting; in the Legislative Council, the President or his deputy, in the Legislative Assembly, the Speaker or his deputy.
The legislator appointed by the Speaker of the House or the President of the Senate to preside over an individual committee; for example: the Chair of the Ways and Means Committee.
The panel chair is responsible for briefly introducing the panel and the panelists, and for ensuring that the paper presenters and the discussant adhere to the allotted time. The chair typically gives written notice to the presenter when 3 minutes of their time remain, and again when it is time to "wrap-up" (the chair will break off speakers who do not end promptly). In the discussion after all of the presentations, the chair recognizes audience members with questions or comments, and may limit the time allowed to individual audience members for their questions/ comments.
The member of a REC appointed to be Chair by the appointing authority. Where the Chair is unavailable for any reason, his/her duties may be performed by the vice-Chair or alternate vice-Chair.
Presiding Officer. In the Senate it is the President and in the House it is the Speaker. Joint Committees have both a House chair and a Senate chair.
The chair has the difficult job of controlling debate by making sure parliamentary procedure is being correctly followed. The Chair may be the director of the committee, or another person on the KSUHSMUN staff.
the officer who presides at the meetings of an organization; "address your remarks to the chairperson"
act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university; "She chaired the department for many years"
preside over; "John moderated the discussion"
a more central member than a radio, which, in turn, is a rather marginal member
Elected by the Parties to chair the Committee of the Whole or one of the subsidiary bodies. Responsible for facilitating progress towards an agreement.
The legislator appointed to preside over a committee or sub-committee.
The presiding officer of a subcommittee, committee, or either Chamber of Congress.
A legislator who presides over a committee meeting or a session.
The presiding officer at a meeting of the House or a committee.
Presiding officer during session or Chair of a committee, subcommittee, or task force.
The Bureau selects one of its Vice-Presidents to chair the Committee of the Whole or one of the subsidiary bodies. The Chair is responsible for facilitating progress towards an agreement.
Short for Chairman or Chairwoman. The Chair is the Member of Congress presiding over the House or Senate or a committee or subcommittee.
A metaphorical designation of the current presiding officer.
The person who controls the conduct of the meeting, a sort of umpire.
The legislator appointed by the President of the Senate or selected by the members of a House Committee to preside over an individual committee.
Person in charge of conducting a meeting or gathering. Do not use chairman, chairwoman, or chairperson.
The function of leading a meeting, and also the office of the person who carries out that function. For example: â€œToday Mr. Jones will take the chair.
The officer in charge of a meeting. In the Senate or the House of Commons, the Chair is the Speaker, the Deputy Speaker or the Acting Speaker; in a committee, it is the Committee Chair, Vice-Chair or Acting Chair.
The member of a majority party that serves as the leader of a committee responsible for maintaining the flow of legislation and order in the committee.
The Chair of the Board of Directors of the ASF, responsible for the orderly meeting and functioning of the Board. The official head of a committee, such as a Project Management Committee PMC.
Presiding officer of a group. The chair of the Senate is the President; in the House, the chair is the Speaker. Joint standing committees have both a House chair and a Senate chair.
The chair runs the meeting making sure the standing orders are followed and that the meeting is kept in order. The Chair is a member of the committee of independent chairs.
The presiding officer, or, the person who leads a meeting. Sometimes called “Moderator,” “Speaker,” or “President.
Highest ranking majority member of a committee.