Of The Year Awards – 2018

District 65 – Of The Year Awards

Beginning June 1, 2018, District 65 will be accepting nominations for the annual awards: Toastmasters of the Year; Area Director of the Year; Division Director of the Year; and Area Director of the Year. The district has the option of awarding the Phoenix Club of the Year Award. District 65 will open nominations so that clubs rising out of the ashes may be recognized, where a club may not have been observed at the District Trio level.

The descriptions of these awards and nomination forms are contained below. The forms will also be placed on the web site for easy access.

Please remember that all forms must be received by June 30, 2018. Please submit to

District 65 Annual Awards

The recipients of the “Of the Year” awards will be selected by immediate past Trio of officers, chaired by the district director, who served during the year for which the awards are being made (The Immediate Past District Director, as of July 1). The committee may include as many members as the chair deems necessary. Area directors who served during the year for which the awards are being selected will not be members of the committee to select Area Director of the Year. Area directors and division directors who served during the year for which the awards are being selected will not be members of the committee to select Division Director of the Year. The selection committee will select the recipients of the Toastmaster of the Year, the Area Director of the Year, the Division Director of the Year, and the Phoenix Club of the Year, which may be given at the discretion of the district director awards. The of the year awards will be awarded at the annual fall Leadership Breakfast. The awards include:

Toastmaster of the Year Award: This “Toastmaster of the Year Award” will be based upon the form provided in Appendix E of this document and other criteria as deemed appropriate by the selection committee, which will consist of the District Trio. Each member in good standing, other than voting members of the executive committee, (area director and above) is eligible to participate in the contest each year, regardless of their length of membership. The district should encourage the clubs to participate in the Toastmaster of the Year Award at club level. A similar award is encouraged at area and division levels. At all levels, the award is to be based on Toastmaster activities performed during the current Toastmaster year (July 1st to June 30th). For the District Toastmaster of the Year award, the deadline for submitting the forms to the district director is June 30th of the year being considered. Members are encouraged to submit the application form on his or her behalf, or on behalf of another member. Area directors will ensure that each club has a copy of the application form. A comprehensive list of past recipients of this award should be kept in the district historical records. Typically, the award is given to a member not serving in a District Leadership role.

Click Here to Download a Nomination Form – Toastmaster OTY

 

Area Director of the Year Award: The “Area Director of the Year Award” will be based upon the form shown and responsibilities contained in the District Leadership Handbook, as well as other criteria as deemed appropriate by the district director who shall chair the Trio selection committee. The deadline for submitting the forms to the district director is June 30th of the year being considered. A comprehensive list of past recipients of this Award should be kept in the district historical records.

Click Here to Download a Nomination Form – Area Director OTY

Division Director of the Year Award: The “Division Director of the Year Award” will be based on the form shown and responsibilities contained in the District Leadership Handbook, as well as other criteria as deemed appropriate by the district director who shall chair the Trio selection committee. The deadline for submitting the forms to the district director is June 30th of the year being considered. A comprehensive list of past recipients of this Award should be kept in the district historical records.

Click Here to Download a Nomination Form – Division Director OTY

Phoenix Club of the Year Award: The “Phoenix Club of the Year Award” may be given at the discretion of the district director to the club, which magnificently rises up from the ashes of low membership and morale during the district year to charter strength. The deadline for executive committee members to submit nominations to the district director is June 30th of the current district year. A list of the past recipients of this award should be kept in the district historical records.

District Officers Can Send their Nomination To Our District Director – Ellen Pieklo, DTM – email: 

 

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