District Officer Nominations
Nominations are now open.
A message from Johnny Piercy (District Leadership Committee Chair), for District 37 Officer Nominations for 2019-2020
New! Nominated Official Candidates for Election 2019
District Director – Elmer Hill
Program Quality Director (East) – Ramona Baylor
Program Quality Director (West) – No nominee
Club Growth Director (East) – Michael Beach
Club Growth Director (East) – Karlene Phillips
Club Growth Director (West) – Tim Edwards
Division A Director – No nominee
Division B Director – No nominee
Division C Director – Melissa Steadman
Division D Director – No nominee
Division E Director – No nominee
Division F Director – No nominee
Division G Director – Winston Sanford
Division G Director – Miriam Abu
Division H Director – No nominee
Division I Director – No nominee
Division J Director – Michael Thorn
Division K Director – Cecil Dharmasri
About the Nomination Process
It’s that time again … time for nominations for District Office. Looking for leadership opportunities to take you to the next level in Toastmasters and in your personal and professional development? The District 37 Leadership Committee (DLC) is tasked with nominating individuals for the following elected positions:
- District Director
- Program Quality Director, (One each East and West)
- Club Growth Director, (One each East and West)
- Division Director
The DLC is also tasked with reviewing applications for the following appointed positions:
- Public Relations Manager
- Finance Manager
- Administration Manager
- Area Director
The DLC invites applications from energetic, enthusiastic, dedicated individuals interested in providing ethical, quality leadership to serve as District 37 leaders for the 2019-2020 term. Not quite sure? 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.
To nominate someone you believe is qualified to fill a roll please download and fill out the District Leader Nominating Form. You may nominate yourself or another member who meets the qualifications, and you may nominate candidates for more than one position. E-mail your nomination forms to Nominations
Nominated candidates must complete three documents: (1) the Candidate Application (2) the Officer Agreement and Release Statement and (3) the Questions for Potential Candidates. In addition a head shot is required. All documents and photograph must be submitted by email to the DLC Chair (Johnny Piercy) at Nominations.
If you are nominating yourself, please complete and submit, in addition to the documents above, the District Leader Nominating Form. Self-nominating candidates will submit four documents and a photo.
You will want to familiarize yourself with the campaign guidelines found in Protocol 9.0
In addition you may want to read District Leader Competencies and Call For Nominations: District Leader Qualifications and Responsibilities and Ten Reasons Why You Want to be an Area Director.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
All candidates declaring for a 2019-2020 District Leadership role must declare to the District Leadership Chair Johnny Piercy their intent to run as follows:
* Candidates for District Director, Program Quality Director, Club Growth Director and Division Director – January 15, 2019
* Candidates for Finance Manager, Public Relations Manager, Administration Manager and Area Director
Here are some resources from Toastmasters International and District 37 that may be helpful:
- Elections Toolkit
- Logos, Images and Templates
- Elmer Hill’s presentation to District Executive Council 1/5/19 on the election and candidate process
Candidates who confirm their agreement to run 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 2019 District 37 Conference and will make recommendations for appointed District positions. Appointments are at the sole discretion of the incoming District Director.
Johnny Piercy, DTM, PDG
District Leadership Committee Chair
Where Leaders Are Made