District Elections 2021 - 2022

District Leadership Committee Chair 2021-2022: Jacklyn A. Payne, DTM, IPDD

Headshot of DLC Chair

A district leader has one of the most important leadership roles within Toastmasters International. The success of the district, its clubs and the members within each club depends on how well the district leaders execute the responsibilities of their office.

To ensure successful district elections the district director shall appoint the district leadership committee chair no later than November 1. The remaining committee members shall be appointed no later than December 1. The committee shall operate under the procedural rules adopted by the Toastmasters International Board of Directors for the selection of candidates for the elective district offices. The committee’s results shall be reported in writing to the district director no fewer than six weeks before the district council’s annual meeting. The district director shall submit the district leadership committee report to the members of the district council at least four weeks prior to the annual meeting.

This year we will be electing 1 District Director, 1 Program Quality Director and 1 Club Growth Director for District 86 and in conjunction with District 60, 1 District Director, 1 Program Quality Director and 1 Club Growth Director for District 123.

District 86 DLC COMMITTEE 2021-2022

Chair: Jacklyn A. Payne, DTM

Division Name Designation
C Sean Malachi DTM
D Carol Todd-Skuce DTM
E Anne Dockeray DTM
F Eddy St. Jean DTM
L Avis Brodie DTM
S Harold Usher DTM
T Jean McAllister DTM
W Bud Brown DTM
     
     

District 123 DLC COMMITTEE 2021-2022

Co-Chairs: Jacklyn A. Payne DTM - D86

                     Dawn Frail, DTM - D60

Division Name Designation
A Jennifer Jones McConnell DTM
B Pauline Bourne DTM
G Millie Leng DTM
M Louisa Steele DTM
N John Cooney DTM

To read Policy & Protocol 9 about District Campaigns and Elections click here>>

 

Jacklyn A. Payne
nominations@toastmasters86.org  

Election Forms

Please submit all the following forms to the District Leadership Committee Chair, nominations@toastmasters86.org.

  1. Candidate Application Form 
  2. District Leader Nominating Form
  3. Officer Agreement and Release Form 
  4. District Leader Biographical Information 
  5. Headshot image (JPG, 225 x 150 pixels)

Please Review:

  1. Call for Nominations 
  2. Candidates Campaign Guidelines 

Application Deadlines

Deadline to submit applications (no extensions) for 2021-2022 elected officer positions: January 9, 2021.

(Submit to nominations@toastmasters86.org)

Nominated District Positions

  • 8 Division Directors for D86
  • 5 Division Directors from D86 for D123
  • 2X Club Growth Directors each for D86 & D123
  • 1X Program Quality Director each for D86 & D123
  • 1X District director each for D86 & D123

If you wish to serve in an elected position, please send all the forms, as instructed below, to the District Leadership Committee Chair, nominations@toastmasters86.org.

APPOINTED District Positions

Area Directors, Public Relations Manager, Logistics Manager, Administration Manager, Finance Manager, Parliamentarian, and other positions the elected district director deems appropriate.

If you wish to serve in an appointed position, please send all the forms, as instructed below, to the current District 86 Director, districtdirector@toastmasters86.org

Deadline to submit applications (no extensions) for 2021-2022 appointed positions: March 31, 2021.

CLUB OFFICER ELECTIONS

Every club needs leaders who can move the club forward and work with and motivate others. One of your duties as a club officer is to identify members with leadership potential and encourage them to serve.

Hold elections at the first meeting in May, with new officers taking office July 1. In clubs that elect officers semi-annually, also hold elections at the first meeting in November, with new officers taking office January 1.

CLUB CONSTITUTION FOR CLUBS OF TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL

Article VI: Officers, Section 5

Nominations for club officers shall be made by a club nominating committee appointed by the club president at least two (2) weeks prior to the election. This committee shall consist of three (3) active individual members, when practicable. This committee shall present its report at the regular business meeting immediately preceding the business meeting at which the election is to take place, and shall present only the names of active individual members who have consented to serve if elected.

Further nominations may be made from the floor at the time of the election by any active individual member. All elections shall be by secret ballot, unless a secret ballot is dispensed with by unanimous vote, with a majority vote of all active individual members present and voting necessary to elect each officer.

The chair of the club nominating committee shall be the immediate past club president unless the best interests of the club require otherwise.

NOMINATION PROCESS

At least two weeks before elections, appoint a nominating committee. Any current paid member of the club is eligible to run for office, and members may run for more than one office.

Offices to be filled are president, vice president education, vice president membership, vice president public relations, secretary, treasurer (or secretary-treasurer) and sergeant at arms.

All positions should be filled if possible. However, a club must have a minimum of three officers: the president, vice president and secretary or secretary-treasurer, and each of these offices must be held by a different person.

THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE

The nominating committee selects candidates for each of the club offices. The club president appoints a nominating committee of three members in good standing—one of whom is the immediate past president as the chair—at least two weeks before club elections.

Detailed information can be found in the club leadership handbook. (Click Here>>)

THE ELECTION PROCESS

Detailed information can be found in the club leadership handbook. (Click Here>>)

ELECTION FREQUENCY

The Club Constitution for Clubs of Toastmasters International states that clubs meeting weekly may elect officers annually or semi-annually. Clubs that meet less frequently than weekly must elect officers annually. Annual terms of office must run from July 1 through June 30; semi-annual terms run from July 1 through December 31 and January 1 through June 30.

Club presidents elected for a term of one year may not be re-elected for a successive term. Club presidents elected for a term of a half-year may be re-elected for one successive term of a half-year.

Detailed information can be found in the club leadership handbook. (Click Here>>)

 

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