Role of Chair in Member networks committees


  • Must be a member of the RSC
  • To take final responsibility for all committee business and meetings of the group
  • To report to the AGM (if held) and staff member on activities of the past year
  • To act as Trustee (along with RSC Council) of the group and to take responsibility for any Trustee related matter (RSC carries liability insurance for Trustees)
  • To support the attendance of one committee member at the General Assembly – ideally a different delegate each year
  • Approves and signs the audited annual accounts
  • Usually involved in signing cheques -(two signatures required, usually two of Chair or Secretary and Treasurer)  

Contact and Further Information

Networks Team
Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge CB4 0WF
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 432197