Sample Job Description—Program Committee Chair

Position Impact

  • The Program Committee Chair leads the Program Committee, which directs the educational component of the Inn.
  • This committee is composed primarily of members who are not officers.

Position Responsibilities

  • Devise a general groundwork for the year's programs in advance (before the first meeting in the fall) with the approval of the executive committee
  • Select program topics and assign them to the pupillage teams
  • Supervise and consult with the pupillage teams as necessary while they develop the details of their programs
  • Submit programs with a completed Program Submission Form to the national office by the deadline

Position Qualifications

  • The person in this position must maintain an active status with the Inn throughout his or her term.

Commitment Required

  • The term of this position is two years, commencing on July 1 following the elections.


  • Must meet with the outgoing Program Committee Chair to review the current standing of the program committee and the pupilage teams
  • Review the Inn’s most recent self-evaluation to determine previous successes or challenges encountered in the position.
  • Review the resources available in the Program Library available at the national office

Responsible To/Responsible For

  • Reports to the Executive Committee
  • Works with the Counselor to oversee the operation of the pupillage teams.