District Executive

Contests for District 42 still need to be determined for the 2020-2021 year. When the District Rotation Committee met in 2018, it was decided to try the contest rotation for two years as follows: Fall Contests = Table Topics and Evaluation Spring Contests = Humorist and International Speech Contest It is now time to determine what we want going forward. Please complete this Contest Rotation Survey. A Town Hall meeting is being held online August 5 at 7 pm to …

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Circle of Gold: Taking You To The Next Level

Circle of Gold

On June 30, 2020, Darlene Davies, DTM, stepped down as the D42 Circle of Gold Core Team Leader and announced a new COG leader for District 42. Darlene was honoured to announce Laura Chambers is taking on the role of D42 Circle of Gold Core Team Leader for 2020-2021. Please give a warm welcome to Laura. She is raring to go, enthusiastic and full of ideas about how Circle of Gold can continue to grow in our District and beyond …

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D42 Leadership

Voting is finalized. We are happy to congratulate the new 2020-21 team, whose term officially begins in July 2020. Meanwhile, they are leaning in to finish the current term with renewed vigor. District Director (Elect) – Christina Kruis Program Quality Director (Elect) – Ryan Rupchan Club Growth Director (Elect) – Katrina Aburrow Division A Director (Elect) – Geoffery King Division B Director (Elect) – Arunima Bhattacharya Division C Director (Elect) – Randy Maus Division D Director (Elect) – Tammy Frenette …

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D42 Online Speech Contests 2020 Winners

Speech Contests Winners

The winners of District 42’s Humorous Contest are: On Saturday, April 18, District 42 took Speech Contests online. Not only is It incredibly impressive to see how it all came together, the preparation and expertise of the contestants as they adapt to this new venue, is truly inspiring.   INTERNATIONAL CONTEST Congratulations to the winners of District 42’s International Contest are: First Place: Kanak Khare from LIV AD-Libs Second Place: Valerie Erikson from Literally Speaking Third Place: Kelly Kaur from …

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D42 Superhero Tech Team

Superhero Tech Team

By Irma Goosen | VP Membership, Fluor Communicators D23 The magnitude of COVID-19 shocked the world early in March 2020. Day-to-day routines changed. Following an announcement from Toastmasters International cancelling in-person club meetings, solutions were needed. “How would we connect with our Toastmaster peeps?” “Will the contests go ahead?” “What about my Pathways, my DTM, my CC?” Determined to optimize this new opportunity to learn, grow and expand, leaders and members alike stepped forward. As a result, the idea for …

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Youth Leadership Program 2019-2020

Youth Leadership Program

We enjoyed a wonderful abbreviated year in Southern Alberta with the Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program. Three training sessions occurred for our YLP leaders.  Thus, a strong base of knowledge and familiarity with the youth program was established. Additionally, we focused on team building.  Team Building Strong teams facilitated the programs and supported our youth in their meeting roles. Consequently, this ensured the valuable knowledge from our long time YLP Leaders was passed on to those new to the program. Therefore,  …

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