Appendix 4: Role of the Deputy Chair

The responsibilities of the Deputy Chair are to: 

  1. Undertake the appraisal of the Chair 
  2. Support the Chair and Board in relation to Board effectiveness 
  3. Carry out ad hoc investigations as requested by the Chair to handle complaints about Board Members 
  4. Be available to Board Members and the Executive if they have concerns which have not or cannot be resolved through contact with the Chair and/ or the CEO, or for which such contact may not be the most appropriate route. 
  5. Support in the investigation and resolution of a Board Member grievance  
  6. Investigate whistle blowing claims relating to the Chief Executive a member of the Senior Management Team or a member of the Board 


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