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