The majority of our groups transition the chairperson role on either January 1 or July 1. Here is a quick guide on the process & role. I also recommend checking your bylaws prior to proceeding.
Typical process for new officer selection
Nomination process: @last meeting in November or first meeting in December
-Give each member a ballot. Remind folks of chairperson role
-Ask each member to nominate two members that they think might be a good fit. members can self nominate, but outgoing chair is ineligible.
-Tally the votes and send it over to me.
-I will talk to nominated candidates to see if this is a good fit for them and answer questions they have.
1- Runs the meetings
2- be at 90% of meetings during your term
3- lead board meetings, coordinate new member membership interviews (delegate to recruiting coordinator) and call meetings as necessary.
4- Appoint a:
5- Communicate well with The Referrals Group about needs of the group, concerns, & successes.
Once we have the team in place The Referrals Group will schedule time to do goal setting & new officer training (usually 45 minutes) to insure the leaders know their roles & have a plan in place for their term.