presiding officer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n presiding officer the leader of a group meeting
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Quotations

  • Eliza Farnham
    Eliza Farnham
    “Each of the arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them.”
  • David Broder
    David Broder
    “Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office.”

Usage

In literature:

Zachary Taylor was the second President to die in office.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
The President to advise the officers each year of the sums appropriated for certain expenses.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
She had little trouble in obtaining admittance to the president's private office.
"Grace Harlowe's Problem" by Jessie Graham Flower
A revolution was attempted only a few days ago, the President having been seized and dragged out of his office to be shot.
"Ranching, Sport and Travel" by Thomas Carson
The President was in his office all day Wednesday, March 26th, in close touch with the situation.
"The True Story of Our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado" by Logan Marshall
Am the presiding officer of a court-martial.
"The Citizen-Soldier" by John Beatty
The usual officers are a president, a secretary, a treasurer, and manager, and a clearing-house committee.
"Up To Date Business" by Various
At this moment an officer approached the President, saluted and stood rigidly at attention.
"Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels" by Stephen Leacock
Only yesterday our prison committee met at her house, she acting as presiding officer.
"Deaconesses in Europe" by Jane M. Bancroft
Juarez is the only President of Mexico who has died in the occupancy of his office!
"Mexico" by Charles Reginald Enock
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In poetry:

Modern circles of Hell: Oswald(?) kills President.
Oswald enters taxi. Oswald stops at rooming house.
Oswald leaves taxi. Oswald kills Officer Tippitt.
Oswald sheds jacket. Oswald is captured.
"Notes On Vision" by James Douglas Morrison

In news:

In the years since Richard Nixon left the Oval Office, people have been trying to unravel the shock and controversy that characterized his time as president.
SHORTLY after President Clinton took office he held a town meeting in Chillicothe, Ohio, during which an audience chosen by lottery asked him about everything, it seemed, from health care to Hillary.
President Obama's first live press conference in office, Feb 9, 2009.
Eric Spiegel is the president and chief executive officer of Siemens Corporation and CEO of the US Region.
President Barack Obama looks on during a meeting with Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, March 20, 2012.
Hancock Holding Company president and CEO Carl J Chaney has been appointed to the board of directors for the New Orleans office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, according to a morning news release.
But that didn't stop them from passing the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA, sometimes also abbreviated CHIPA), which President Clinton signed into law just before leaving office in January.
President Franklin D Roosevelt's office, seen here on Nov 30, 1934, featured a display model ship, right.
Shortly after President Barack Obama took office in 2009, his administration kicked off the Great.
AVANIR Pharmaceuticals Appoints Gregory J Flesher to Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer.
The Presidential Office confirmed yesterday that President Ma Ying-jeou (???
Borough President Markowitz has been accused of running his office like a frathouse , new court documents reveal.
Borough President Markowitz turned his office into a macho frat house featuring sexist jokes, double standards and possible violation of campaign regulations, bombshell court documents revealed this week.
"Gas prices have more than doubled since the president took office.".
We've entered the "lame duck" period of government when the outgoing president has several months left to complete his term of office.
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