Committee Handover

Handover is when a group's outgoing committee prepare new committee members to take on their role. 

It is the outgoing committee’s responsibility to decide how the handover will be conducted. We recommend you start by using our template to create a written handover document.

You should also think about:
•    Having new committee members shadow the outgoing team. 
•    Scheduling one-on-one meeting with the person taking over from you. 
•    Organise a social for both committees. 
•    Introducing new members to important contacts e.g. SU staff

Download the Handover document template

 

Handover Do’s and Don’ts 

Don’t leave it until the last minute. Take the time to plan your handover. 

Do customise. Your successors' current involvement and level of experience should dictate how in-depth the handover process should be. 

Don’t disappear once it’s over. Make sure to pass on your contact details just in case any questions pop up. 

Do let them get on with it. Expect your successor to make changes you may not approve of; don’t interfere and let them get on with it. 

Don’t panic. Handovers can be stressful but with good planning and a bit of patience you’ll be fine.

Do ask for help if you need it. SU staff are available to help you through handover; we’d rather help you deliver an effective handover than be left with a new exec that’s underprepared.


 

 

Carmarthen

01267 676 876
TSDSU, College Road, Carmarthen, SA31 3EP

 

Lampeter

01570 422 619
TSDSU, College Street, Lampeter, SA48 7ED

 

Swansea

 01792 482 100

TSDSU, Llys Glas, 1 Alexandra Rd, Swansea, SA1 5AL

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