Committee Role Description – Vice President

  • Craig Franklin
  • 12 November 2019
  • 5 minute read


Role of Vice President



The Vice President is responsible for supporting the President and to assist in the leadership of the organisation. They are required to fulfil the duties of the President in their absence and will undertake the role if it is vacated.


Desired skills

  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate others
  • Strategic thinker with strong planning capabilities 
  • Good time management skills
  • Desire to develop into the role of a future President 
  • Confidence speaking in front of others
  • Can work closely with individuals and as part of a team



  • Step into the role of the President when they are absent
  • Succeed the President if they vacate their role
  • Chair committee meetings when the President is not available
  • Learn from the current president and develop themselves in that role
  • Assist the President as a representative of the organisation at external meetings, formal events and media obligations
  • Be an alternate legal and financial signatory to the President


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