- The definition of a steering committee is a group of people in charge of directing a business or event.
A group of people that sets the schedule and forms the operating committees is an example of a steering committee.
steering committee definition by Webster's New World
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a committee, as of a legislative body, appointed to arrange the order of business
steering committee definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A committee that sets agendas and schedules of business, as for a legislative body or other assemblage.