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1. Know the topic the best
As someone who will be in charge of preparing the study guide, it is only logical that you need to know your stuff. Research the topic thoroughly. Not only will you have to prepare the study guide, but you will also have to watch your committee. You have to be able to correct the flow of debate should it go in the wrong direction or move it forward if it is needed.
2. Be strict, but flexible
You are in charge. This means that you have to know the rules. Enforce them. Be strict. However, if something unforeseen happens, you have to be capable of making satisfying decisions promptly. You cannot lose control of the committee. Finally, if needed, explain the rules to the delegates.
3. Be approachable
In your Model UN experience, you know that you have been around some intimidating chairs. This is not a very good trait for the position. Newby delegates should feel at ease approaching you and asking for guidance. You are there to encourage and guide them through the conference. You have to be a good communicator with different people.
4. Be fair & objective
Take note of who is speaking, and then make sure that you call on delegates equally - otherwise, they might become frustrated. Moreover, when you research the topic, research it from all sides because you cannot be biased - be as objective as possible. In the end, when scoring delegates, score them in line with the conferences' standards instead of your own.