The chairperson is responsible for the overall coordination of the board and the association. The chairperson is responsible for drafting the policy plan, which will be done in collaboration with the rest of the board. The chairperson will ensure that the policy plan is actually implemented and adhered to. The chairperson will also be responsible for leading and preparing the weekly (except during holidays) board meetings by creating an agenda. In addition, the chairperson will take responsibility for organizing and leading a general members meeting.
In addition, there are a number of points to consider if you want to become chairperson. These are qualities or tasks that you can work on or that can be seen as qualities when you are chairperson:
- You are willing to take responsibility, even when something goes wrong.
- You find it interesting to stay informed about what is happening in and around the association.
- You have insight and knowledge of all the positions within the board and can delegate tasks to your fellow board members.
- You don't mind being approached and can represent the entire association.
- You can be objective even towards the rest of the board.
- You are a good leader.
If you see yourself reflected in one or more of the above-mentioned points and you are interested in leading the board as chairperson next year, do not hesitate to email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions, personal advice or a conversation, you can also always email Stephen (current chairperson) via email@example.com.