Committee Staff – Chairs, Vice-Chairs, Crisis Staffers

The Application form for Committee Staff will come out shortly!

The Dias

Chair

The Chair declares the opening and closing of each committee session. The Chair has control of committee proceedings during the conference and will moderate the discussion, announce decisions, rule on any points or motions, and enforce the rules. The Chair can temporarily transfer his or her duties to any other member of the Dais. Procedural matters are subject to the discretion of the Chair. The Chair may take any action that is not covered in the Rules of Procedure in order to facilitate the flow of debate.

This position requires
• A high degree of familiarity with MonWHO or another MUN conference
• Chair or vice-chairing experience from MonWHO or another MUN conference

Vice-Chair

The Vice-Chair assists the Chair with procedural matters during the course of the committee sessions. The Vice Chair also helps delegates write working papers, edits them for format and approves their content; the Vice-Chair may suggest to delegates that they alter or combine their working papers in order to make them more appropriate to the topic at hand. The Vice-Chair must approve all working papers before they can become Draft Resolutions.

This position requires
• A high level of familiarity with MonWHO or another MUN conference
• Preferably chair or vice-chairing experience from MonWHO or another MUN conference


Crisis Staffer

Your role is to prepare and create crisis scenarios that will be announced at a specific moment during the conference for delegates to solve. You will also need to improvise and make new crisis as the conference proceed. Being on the crisis team is super fun! It is a great opportunity to exercise your creativity and to stir up some drama during the conference.

This position requires

  • Knowledge of crisis committee issues
  • Basic understanding of geopolitics