The Chairperson is a key function of the Board. Effective chairing is necessary for an effective Board and good governance. Overall, the Chairperson has a key role in the leadership of the Board and the conduct of its business. Some of their responsibilities include:

As the ultimate leadership for the Board and the organisation, the Chairperson is required to display high standards of integrity and probity and set high expectations regarding culture, values, and behaviours for the organisation.