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(1) See Endowed professorship
(2) A non-sexist term for chairman, chairwoman or chairperson—i.e., the presiding officer in an organisation; in academics, the ‘chair’ is often a full professor responsible for the department’s academic, clinical, administrative and research activities


1. See Endowed professorship.
2. A non-sexist sobriquet for the chairman, -woman or -person, ie the presiding officer in an organization; in academics, the 'chair' is often a full professor responsible for the academic, clinical, administrative and research activities of the department. Cf Endowed chair, Professor.

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This important committee brings tribal governments and local government together to help mitigate the impacts of gaming on surrounding communities," said Chairwoman Dianne Jacob.
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Losh, that all the work done by Geyserville's Fire Department, the State Fire Marshal and other Sonoma County officials, is inadequate," said Chairwoman DeRouen.
Our Tribe has lived in the Alexander Valley for thousands of years and our intent has always been to be a good neighbor and to do everything to preserve the beauty and serenity of this area," said Chairwoman DeRouen.
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Dalal Al Zayed was elected unopposed for the seventh consecutive year as legislative and legal affairs committee chairwoman with Khamis Al Rumaihi as vice-chairman.
Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Mother of the Nation, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, the Emirates and Abu Dhabi Business Women Councils are holding a huge celebration on Tuesday evening 08 November 2016 at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi to celebrate the 15th anniversary of their establishment.
In a statement to Emirates News Agency (WAM), Mushira Abu Ghali, Chairwoman and founder of the council, said the designation of August 28 as Emirati Women's Day reflects the UAE's keen interest in celebrating the significant role being played by women.