Vote of Thanks to Outgoing President Speech


These vote of thanks speeches express the gratitude of the members of a club or association to a President/Chair who is stepping down. They talk of his/her contribution to the club/association and of his/her hard work and determination and they wish him/her well. The short poems offer you the opportunity to end your speech on a memorable note.



When someone is stepping down from a position in a club or association it is appropriate to recognize their contribution by way of a vote of thanks to outgoing president speech. In your speech you have the opportunity to reflect on everything they brought to the club/association, not just in terms of their many achievements but also in the way in which they helped developed a culture of friendliness and support amongst the membership.In your speech you will extoll their virtues as an individual as well as an officer, speak of their hard work and determination and wish them well in the future. Use one of the short but entirely apt poems provided to end your vote of thanks to outgoing president speech in a warm, light-hearted way.