Serving as a district leader or club officer is a great responsibility and an exciting opportunity. Your term of office will be filled with chances for you to:
- Obtain fresh perspectives
- Build teamwork skills
- Help clubs and members develop goals for improvement
- Serve as a facilitator to individual and club success
- Instill members and clubs with enthusiasm, fidelity and a sense of responsibility for themselves and others
- Learn to develop your capacity to translate values and strategies into productive actions
Club Officers are elected to serve in office from July to June; completing at least a six month term is required for those seeking an “Advanced Leader Bronze” award.
A summary of each role is provided below, a detailed handbook of the roles can be found at Toastmasters International.
As president, you are responsible for providing the supportive club environment members need to fulfill their self-development goals, making sure that members benefit from the Toastmasters educational program, and helping the club recruit new members and retain current ones.
As vice president education, you are responsible for providing and maintaining the positive environment and the programs through which members can learn and grow. If you do your job well, your club will have satisfied members and will continue to grow.
VP Membership: Rachel S
As vice president membership, you are responsible for building membership and ensuring a strong membership base by satisfying the needs of all members. Your efforts contribute to the success of the club.
Treasurer: Adrian C
As treasurer, you are responsible for keeping clear and accurate financial records of club business and for seeing that the club remains financially stable.
Sergeant at Arms: Aidan K
As the sergeant at arms, you are responsible for maintaining club properties, arranging the meeting room and welcoming members and guests at each meeting.
Secretary: Julie G
As secretary, you are responsible for keeping clear and accurate records of club business, including membership records and correspondence with Toastmasters International’s World Headquarters and others.
VP Public Relations: Jenie S
As vice president public relations, you are responsible for coordinating an active public relations and publicity program. Your job is vital to the growth and success of the club; your efforts help to attract new members.
Technology Officer: Javier de G
As technology officer, you are responsible for maintaining the club’s website and other technology requirements. Your job is vital to cultivating the educational video resource for current members and showcasing our talent to attract new members.
VP Mentoring: Robert T
As VP Mentor, you are responsible for managing the club’s mentoring programme, this includes actively monitoring the progress of new members, and where appropriate assigning mentors and working with the VPE to deliver workshops that further the programme.
Past President: Ernesto M
The Immediate Past President (IPP) provides guidance and serves as a resource to club officers and members. He or she chairs the nominating committee, assists in the preparation of the Club Success Plan and promotes the club’s efforts to become a Distinguished Club.