Are you looking to expand your leadership skills outside of your club?
Are you passionate about helping others?
Do you love to write?
Are you creative?
Are you an Event Planner?
What talents do you want to share with District 42?
Do you want to discover and develop your hidden competencies?
Listed below are some project opportunities for the current year. Some of them qualify for District DTM credit, others will qualify for Pathways Level 4 or Level 5 projects; while others simply grow their skillset and benefit our community.
Select the name of the project opportunity for more information.
Are you interested in nominating yourself or someone else for a District Leadership position? If so, please complete the forms below and submit them to the District Leadership Committee (DLC) at DLC@d42tm.org. If you are nominating someone besides yourself, you may submit more than one person’s name for each position.
Submissions must be received before March 9th to be considered.
To be nominated or elected and to hold office, a member must complete and meet the following requirements:
- Complete the District Leader Nominating Form.
- Be a member in good standing of a Toastmasters club in good standing.
- Meet the qualifications of the position. Qualifications can be found by selecting the name of the position below.
- Consent to being nominated and sign and complete the District Leader Agreement and Release Statement form.
Note: Each submission and the details therein are kept confidential. The DLC, upon completion of voting, is to submit all forms to the committee chair to destroy after the final report has been distributed to the District Director.
District Director is the District’s top leadership position. They work closely with the Program Quality Director and Club Growth Director leading the district annually. The District Director is responsible for directly administering and overseeing the day-to-day operations, finances, and human resources.
As the District Director, you are responsible for directly overseeing and managing the District’s day-to-day operations, finances, and human resources. Fortunately, you have a team of District leaders to help you fulfill these responsibilities.
You must empower your District leadership team to work together toward the District mission while supporting each one in his or her development as a leader.
Together with your District leadership team, you participate in District Leader Training, Mid-year Training, and online tutorials.
To serve as District Director, you must have served at least six consecutive months as a Club President and at least 12 consecutive months as a Program Quality Director, Club Growth Director, Division Director, or a combination thereof at the time you take office.
Additionally, at the time of taking office, an elective officer must have been an active member of a Toastmasters club in good standing for the entire preceding 12 months or has been a member for 12 consecutive months within that past three (3) years, in the District in which the officer shall serve.
A member may only be a candidate for elective office in one (1) District at any given time.
A member may only serve in one position within any District.
A District Director may not be re-elected to the same office for a succeeding term.
District Conference Opportunities
The Conference Chair is the overseer of the conference. The Conference Chair (along with the Program Quality Director) has overall responsibility for coordinating the conference. You lead a committee which may include but is not limited to, the following: Registration Chair, Program Chair, Facilities Chair, Publicity Chair, Education Chair, Volunteer Chair, Sponsorship Chair
District Committee Chairs
The Club Extension Chair oversees the objectives of the Club Extension and Club Sponsor Committees.
These two committees are essential in assisting the Club Growth Director through maintaining quality leads and providing guidance over the club sponsor program to ensure that prospective clubs are chartered successfully.
In addition to providing sponsors for prospective clubs, the club sponsor committee arranges club sponsor credit opportunities for members who seek it.
Club Extension Committee – This committee is responsible for one of the most important aspects of the District’s marketing strategy—qualifying, managing and tracking leads.
Members of this team:
- Manage all credible new club leads within the boundaries of their District
- Contact, follow up with and track the status of all leads/opportunities
- Schedule and staff all demonstration meetings
Oversee the compiling of club and member achievements, activities, best practices, good marketing ideas, etc. for inclusion on the District “Club and Member Showcase” webpage – to recognize Member and Club contributions to the District’s Success
Other District Opportunities
Research, write, edit and publish articles 300 -450 words promoting D42 TM events, members, activities, programs, and community involvement.