County Commissioner Handbook

Presidents and Vice Presidents

Your County may have a President and Vice Presidents; this will be stated in the constitution. The County President is normally a non-executive (non-voting) member of the County Team, and their role will be different in every County. It is important to set the terms of the role when the appointment is made.

If your County does have a President, they are appointed by you as the Commissioner in consultation with the County Team.

The President’s role may include:

Counties may also wish to appoint a Vice President whose role may include:

In order for the President to be able to fulfil her role she must be kept informed about what is happening in the County and receive information about local events.