- chairperson chair‧per‧son [ˈtʆeəˌpɜːsn ǁ ˈtʆerˌpɜːrsn] noun chairpersons PLURALFORM or chairpeople [-ˌpiːpl] [countable]COMMERCE someone who is in charge of a meeting or who directs the work of a committee or organization; = CHAIR:
• The elected Chairperson and Vice-Chair will serve a term of 2 years.
* * *chairperson UK US /ˈtʃeəˌpɜːsən/ noun [C] (plural chairpersons)► MEETINGS a person who is in charge of a meeting, committee, or organization: »
As chairperson, you will schedule regular meetings with each committee head to discuss issues and updates.
Financial and business terms. 2012.