noun (plural chairpersons)
A chairman or chairwoman (used as a neutral alternative).
- Lord mayors and council chairpersons from all over Ireland met in the Seven Oaks Hotel recently for a training forum organised by the General Council of County Councils.
- Up to now local public representatives, excluding council chairpersons and mayors, have only received expenses for their work.
- Held in Athlone, the special training course was attended by newly elected mayors and council chairpersons from every county.
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