A committee is an individual or a group, appointed by an agency, authority or larger assembly, to whom a matter is referred or is committed for attention, investigation, analysis or resolution.

Purposes of committees

Types of committees

  • Standing committees. Are permanent panels identified as such in chamber rules.
  • Select or special committees. Are generally established by a separate resolution of the chamber.
  • Joint committees.

Terms commonly used in committee procedures

  • It is a list or outline of things to be considered or done.
  • Also known as protocols, are the instant written record of a meeting or hearing
  • Is the minimum number of members of an assembly or society that must be present at any of its meetings to make the proceedings of that meeting valid.
  • Annual general meeting. Is a mandatory yearly gathering of a company’s interested stakeholders
  • Special general meeting. It is a gathering called to deal with an emergency thing
  • Ad-hoc committee. It is a committee formed for a specific task or objective and dissolved after the completion of the task or achievement of the objective.
  • Interim chairman. Is a person appointed by a company’s board of directors to assume the role of the chairperson during a time of transition or as the result of the sudden departure of the company’s former chairperson
  • Select committee. It is a small legislative committee appointed for a special purpose.

Writing minutes

Minutes should be written correctly and all the agendas should be discussed and written properly.

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