Chairperson

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The chairperson (also chair, chairman, or chairwoman) is the presiding officer of an organized group such as a board, committee, or deliberative assembly.wikipedia
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Committee

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The chairperson (also chair, chairman, or chairwoman) is the presiding officer of an organized group such as a board, committee, or deliberative assembly.
When a committee is formed, a chairman (or "chair" or "chairperson") is designated for the committee.

Board of directors

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The chairperson (also chair, chairman, or chairwoman) is the presiding officer of an organized group such as a board, committee, or deliberative assembly. In others they only makes recommendations to a board of directors, and or may have no executive powers, in which case they are mainly a spokesperson for the organization.
Typically, the board chooses one of its members to be the chairman (often now called the "chair" or "chairperson"), who holds whatever title is specified in the by-laws or articles of association.

Speaker (politics)

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The chairperson of a parliamentary chamber is often called the speaker.
The speaker of a deliberative assembly, especially a legislative body, is its presiding officer, or the chair.

The Daily Telegraph

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The Telegraph style guide bans the use of chair and chairperson; the newspaper's position, as of 2018, is that "chairman is correct English".
On 18 January 2004, Black was dismissed as chairman of the Hollinger International board over allegations of financial wrongdoing.

FranklinCovey

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The FranklinCovey Style Guide for Business and Technical Communication and the American Psychological Association style guide advocate using chair or chairperson.

Agenda (meeting)

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Otherwise, it is merely for the guidance of the chair.

President (corporate title)

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In some organizations, the chairperson is also known as president (or other title).

Declare the chair vacant

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Such procedures may include censure, suspension, or removal from office.
In disciplinary procedures, the motion to declare the chair vacant is used as a remedy to misconduct or dereliction of duty by the Chairperson of a deliberative assembly, when the rules allow it.

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This type of deputy chairperson title on its own usually has only an advisory role and not an operational one (such as Ted Turner at Time Warner).
Turner serves as Chairman of the United Nations Foundation board of directors.

Spokesperson

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In others they only makes recommendations to a board of directors, and or may have no executive powers, in which case they are mainly a spokesperson for the organization.
A corporation may be represented in public by its chief executive officer, chairman, or president, chief financial officer, counsel, or external legal advisor.

Président-directeur général (France)

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This position is equivalent to the position of président-directeur général in France.
The président-directeur général combines the functions of chair of the board of directors and general director (DG) within the company.

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Executive chairperson is an office separate from that of CEO, where the titleholder wields influence over company operations, such as Larry Ellison of Oracle, Douglas Flint of HSBC and Steve Case of the former AOL Time Warner.
Steve Case served as Executive Chairman of the board of directors, Robert W. Pittman (president and COO of AOL) and Dick Parsons (president of Time Warner) served as Co-Chief Operating Officers, and J. Michael Kelly (the CFO from AOL) became the Chief Financial Officer.

Chief executive officer

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Sometimes, EVPs report to a vice-chairperson, who in turn reports directly to the chief executive officer (CEO) (so vice-chairpersons in effect constitute an additional layer of management), while other vice-chairpersons have more responsibilities but are otherwise on an equal tier with EVPs.
In these countries, the CEO presides over the executive board and the chairman presides over the supervisory board, and these two roles will always be held by different people.

Larry Ellison

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Executive chairperson is an office separate from that of CEO, where the titleholder wields influence over company operations, such as Larry Ellison of Oracle, Douglas Flint of HSBC and Steve Case of the former AOL Time Warner.

Deliberative assembly

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The chairperson (also chair, chairman, or chairwoman) is the presiding officer of an organized group such as a board, committee, or deliberative assembly.

Moderator (town official)

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Terms for the office and its holder include chair, chairperson, chairman, chairwoman, convenor, facilitator, moderator, president, and presiding officer.

Oxford English Dictionary

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Chair has been used to refer to a seat or office of authority since the middle of the 17th century; its earliest citation in the Oxford English Dictionary dates to 1658–1659, four years after the first citation for chairman.

Sexism

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Chairman has been criticized as sexist.

World Schools Style debate

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In World Schools Style debating, as of 2009, chair or chairperson refers to the person who controls the debate; it recommends using Madame Chair or Mr. Chairman to address the chair.

American Psychological Association

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The FranklinCovey Style Guide for Business and Technical Communication and the American Psychological Association style guide advocate using chair or chairperson.

National Association of Parliamentarians

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The National Association of Parliamentarians adopted a resolution in 1975 discouraging the use of chairperson and rescinded it in 2017.

Parliamentary procedure

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Parliamentary procedure requires that members address the "chair" as "Mr. (or Madam) Chairman (or Chair or Chairperson)" rather than using a name – one of many customs intended to maintain the presiding officer's impartiality and to ensure an objective and impersonal approach.

Music hall

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In the British music hall tradition, the Chairman was the master of ceremonies who announced the performances and was responsible for controlling any rowdy elements in the audience.