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Electing a chair and vice-chair of governors

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Last updated on 31 August 2017
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What are the rules for electing a chair and vice-chair of governors? We look at the roles, procedures and allowances regulations and model articles of association. We also suggest a process for electing a chair or vice-chair, and relay advice on removing a chair from office.

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  1. 1 The governing board must elect a chair and vice-chair
  2. 2 An individual must be a governor to become chair/vice-chair
  3. 3 Chair/vice-chair should always be elected
  4. 4 Suggested election process
  5. 5 Resignation and removal of the chair

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