2019-2020 Annual Awards!

District 65 “of-the-Year” Awards

Beginning now, District 65 will be accepting nominations for the Annual Awards – Toastmaster of the Year, Division Director of the Year, and Area Director of the Year. The Immediate Past District Director also has the option of awarding the Phoenix Award to the club that has risen out of the ashes to charter strength and/or become Distinguished.

The descriptions of these awards and nomination forms are below.

Forms must be received by July 31, 2020. Please submit to PamGormanD65@gmail.com

District 65 Annual Awards

The recipients for the “Of-the-Year” awards will be selected by a committee comprised of the 2019-2020 Trio of officers, chaired by the District Director. 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 committee will select the recipients of the Toastmaster of the Year, Division Director of the Year, Area Director of the Year, and the Phoenix Club of the Year – which may be given at the discretion of the District Director. These honors will be presented at the annual fall Leadership Breakfast or at an event to be announced by the current District Trio.

Toastmaster of the Year

The “Toastmaster of the Year Award” will be based upon the form below and other criteria as deemed appropriate by the selection committee. 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 award is to be based on Toastmaster activities performed during the previous Toastmaster year. 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 FOR NOMINATION FORM!

Division Director of the Year

The “Division Director of the Year Award” will be based upon the form below and responsibilities contained in the District Leadership Handbook, as well as other criteria as deemed appropriate by the selection committee. A comprehensive list of past recipients of this award should be kept in the District historical records.

CLICK HERE FOR NOMINATION FORM!

Area Director of the Year Award

The “Area Director of the Year Award” will be based upon the form below and responsibilities contained in the District Leadership Handbook, as well as other criteria as deemed appropriate by the selection committee. A comprehensive list of past recipients of this award should be kept in the District historical records.

CLICK HERE FOR NOMINATION FORM!

Phoenix Club of the Year

The “Phoenix Club of the Year Award” may be given at the discretion of the Immediate Past District Director to the club which magnificently rises up from the ashes of low membership and morale during the 2019-2020 District year back to charter strength. The deadline for Executive Committee members to submit nominations to the IPDD is July 31, 2020. A list of the past recipients of this award should be kept in the District historical records.

** Other Annual Awards which may be given are the Pat Panfile/Ben Luce Award and the Pride of the District Cup.

Remember, once you have filled out the nomination forms, please submit to – Pam Gorman, DTM – email:  PamGormanD65@gmail.com

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