Nominations for the 2020-2021 "of the year awards"

Nominations are open for the 2020-2021 of the year awards.

It is time again for us to submit our nominations for these prestigious awards. These awards will be announced at our upcoming event (dates to be announced soon).

Douglas Barclay Award

Awarded annually to a Past District Officer who continues to exemplify our Toastmasters values of integrity, respect, service & excellence and for their contributions and continued service as well as the promotion of Toastmasters to the outside community.

Each Club in good standing is entitled to nominate one member in good standing who meets most of the criteria and would accept the nomination. The nominee must agree to attend the Fall Awards Ceremony and the recipient must be present to receive the award.

Submit nominations with supporting documentation by August 7, 2021 to:

Email: hedgehogmanor@rogers.com 

Peter Crabtree President of the Year Award

The President of the Year Award is based on Toastmasters club activities and personal achievements, including educational programs, club administration, membership, and other club activities.

Submit nominations with supporting documentation by August 7, 2021 to:

Jocelyne Vezina, DTM, Immediate Past District Director 2020-2021
Email: ipdistrictdirector@toastmasters86.org

Area Director of the Year Award

The Area Director of the Year is based on the Area performance and the individuals’ contributions to that achievement.  The achievements are measured across membership building and retention, club extensions, distinguished club program, education and training, leadership commitment and support, and public relations.

Submit nominations with supporting documentation by August 7, 2021 to:

Jocelyne Vezina, DTM, Immediate Past District Director 2020-2021
Email: ipdistrictdirector@toastmasters86.org

Division Director of the Year Award

The Division Director of the Year is based on the Division performance and the individual’s contributions to that achievement.  The achievements are measured across membership building and retention, club extensions, distinguished club program, education and training, leadership commitment and support, and public relations.

Submit nominations with supporting documentation by August 7, 2021 to:

Jocelyne Vezina, DTM, Immediate Past District Director 2020-2021
Email: ipdistrictdirector@toastmasters86.org

Publicist of the Year Award

This award recognizes publicity efforts by Toastmasters throughout the year. It’s awarded to a member who does the best job of promoting Toastmasters through a variety of media and throughout the District.

Submit nominations with supporting documentation by August 7, 2021 to:

Jocelyne Vezina, DTM, Immediate Past District Director 2020-2021
Email: ipdistrictdirector@toastmasters86.org

Zoom Master of the Year Award

This award recognizes the Toastmaster who embraced the virtual world and supported the Club/Area/Division and/or District throughout the year by using ZOOM.

Submit nominations with supporting documentation by August 7, 2021 to:

Jocelyne Vezina, DTM, Immediate Past District Director 2020-2021
Email: ipdistrictdirector@toastmasters86.org

Tony Bratschitsch Club of the Year Award

All clubs in good standing are eligible. There are three levels to this award.  The Education Leadership award will be awarded to the club with the highest number of points in the Education Leadership category.  The Membership Leadership award will be given to the club with the highest number of points in the Membership Leadership category.  The Club of the Year award will be given to the club with the highest total number of points in ALL three categories.

Submit nominations with supporting documentation by August 7, 2021 to:

Jocelyne Vezina, DTM, Immediate Past District Director 2020-2021
Email: ipdistrictdirector@toastmasters86.org

Club Coach of the Year Award

The Club Coach of The Year Award goes to a successful Club Coach who leads their club back to Distinguished Club status.  Club Coaches that make these opening criteria are measured on the breadth and depth of their activities.

Submit nominations with supporting documentation by August 7, 2021 to:

Jocelyne Vezina, DTM, Immediate Past District Director 2020-2021
Email: ipdistrictdirector@toastmasters86.org

Cindy Tate Toastmaster of the Year Award

The Cindy Tate Toastmaster of the Year award is given to a member who best exemplifies Toastmasters International values in supporting the District mission.  The Toastmaster of the Year is expected to excel in a variety of leadership and communication, educational, marketing and public relations activities.

Submit nominations with supporting documentation by August 7, 2021 to:

Jocelyne Vezina, DTM, Immediate Past District Director 2020-2021
Email: ipdistrictdirector@toastmasters86.org

Nomination Process

Any member or club in good standing may be eligible for the above awards, except for elected District leaders.  Please send a letter, with supportive documentation (such as flyers, marketing tools used, etc.) with the reasons why you believe your applicant is worthy of this award to:

 Jocelyne Vezina, DTM, Immediate Past District Director 2020-2021 

 Email: ipdistrictdirector@toastmasters86.org