District Officer Nominations
It’s time for nominations for District Officers. Serving as a District Officer is a great leadership opportunity to take you to the next level in Toastmasters and in your personal and professional development. Challenge yourself to step up and discover the leader in you while you enhance your contribution to our district’s success and your own growth and development.
The District Leadership Committee (DLC) is tasked with nominating individuals for the following elected positions in District 37:
- District Director
- Program Quality Director
- Club Growth Director
- Division Directors for Divisions A, B, C, D, E, and F
The DLC is also tasked with reviewing applications for the following appointed positions:
- Public Relations Manager
- Finance Manager
- Administration Manager
- Area Directors
The DLC invites applications from energetic, enthusiastic, dedicated individuals interested in providing ethical, quality leadership to serve as District 37 leaders for the 2021-2022 term.
You can read descriptions of each role on the District Leader Qualifications and Responsibilities document. You can also read details about the district leader election process In the Toastmasters International Governing Documents.
Per Toastmasters International, the call for candidate declarations is December 15, 2020 through January 15 ,2021. However, the District 37 Leadership Chair has extended the deadline for submissions to February 1, 2021.
The nomination process:
Ensure that nominees (yourself or others) meet the minimum qualifications required prior to submitting the nomination package. Please be aware, if you are a candidate you may not serve as a speech contest official during the nomination and election process.
Submit the following required documents to your District Leadership Chair Bryan Walsh, DTM at [email protected] by 11:00 pm, Monday, February 1, 2021:
- District Leader Nominating Form
- Candidate Application
- District Leader Agreement and Release Statement
- Your biography and photo (if nominating yourself)
The District Leadership Committee will not consider nominations received after the February 1 deadline and incomplete applications will not be considered. The election of District 37 officers for the 2021-2022 term will take place at the District Council Meeting on Saturday, May 22, 2021 via Zoom.
Note—Candidates for Area Director can submit their documents at any time prior to the May 22 District Conference.
Nominees for office will be interviewed by members of the DLC. After interviews are completed, the DLC will provide the District Director with a list of candidates approved to run for elected positions during the Spring 2021 District 37 Conference and will make recommendations for appointed District positions. Appointments are at the sole discretion of the incoming District Director.
If you have any questions please contact Bryan Walsh, DTM.
Additionally, please review the following helpful information: