cochairperson

noun
co·chair·per·son | \ ˌkō-ˈcher-ˌpər-sən \
plural cochairpersons

Definition of cochairperson 

: one of two or more chairmen who preside jointly over something (such as a meeting, organization, committee, event, or department): cochair, cochairman She was also cochairperson, along with the New York City parks commissioner, of the Evenings-by-the-River committee … . —William Edward Nelson He is cochairperson of the Colorado chapter of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network … —Wallace Swan

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From left, Ed Reardon and Ruth Kurisu, cochairpersons of the car show; JD Duncan, show creator; Gunnry Sgt. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Corvette buffs run car show to help injured vets," 28 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of cochairperson

1972, in the meaning defined above

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