The Chairman is responsible to all members for ensuring that progress in expanding our knowledge of the philately of the ZAR and Transvaal is maintained. This should be accomplished by encouraging the active participation in their chosen aspects of study and research. Facilitating these aims by supporting a business-like devotion of spare time to set tasks is the best watchword or recipe for a successful study circle. While open to everyone’s views, especially to those of the Committee, is expected on behalf of all members to hold and act upon policies.