D65 Annual Business Meeting Information – 2021

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The District 65 Annual Business Council Meeting will be held this Saturday, April 24th beginning at 9:00AM.

All members of District 65 are invited to attend, but most importantly, the District Council – consisting of the District Executive Committee and ALL Club Presidents and Vice Presidents of Education.

The District Council will be voting on important District business – namely the election of the 2021-2022 District 65 Leadership Team. As per Toastmasters International, Proxies for virtual meetings are not permitted, and the President and Vice President of Education must cast their own vote. District Executive Committee members are entitled to one (1) vote and may cast up to two (2) additional votes as a Club President and/or Vice President Education.

In order for a smooth credentialing process, all attendees MUST pre-register for this meeting no later than NOON on Friday, 4/22. Once registered, you will receive an email notification with a link to the meeting itself. This will confirm your registration.

You can pre-register by clicking here!

 

Nominees for the 2021-2022 District Leader Team are as follows:

District Director – Brenda Billups, DTM (unopposed)

Program Quality Director – Kate Olsen, DTM PDG (unopposed)

Club Growth Director – Samuel Otto, DTM and Martin Johnston, DTM

Division A Director – Ned Lindstrom, DTM (unopposed)

Division B Director – Judy Britton (unopposed)

Division C Director – Martha Hope and Betty Brewer Johnson, DTM

Division D Director – Gloria Gibbon, DTM (unopposed)

Division D Director – Keith Flint (unopposed)

Note: There were no nominations from the floor and all candidates were vetted by the 2022 District Leadership Committee.

All candidates participated in a Candidates Showcase on Sunday, April 18th. You can view the recording here: 2022 Candidates Showcase 

 

Another item of business that will be voted on is the Proposed District Realignment for 2021-2022. Click Alignment Committee Report to review in advance.

 

A rough agenda is below:

  • Call to Order
  • Reading of District Mission
  • Remembrance
  • Credentials Committee Report
  • Audit Committee Report
  • Committee Assignments
  • DLC Report
  • Election
  • Reports from District Team (2 mins each)
  • Old Business
  • New Business

 

 

 

 

Important News from the District Leadership Committee

The District Leadership Committee announces the Candidates for the 2020-2021 Toastmasters year. Please see full report below.

IMPORTANT: Eligible floor candidates shall declare their intent to run in writing to the DLC Chair after the DLC report has been published and at least one (1) week prior to the annual District Council meeting.

Voting for your next District team will happen at the Annual Business Meeting on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 9:00 AM. District Council Members include the current District Officers and all Club Presidents and Vice Presidents of Education. Information and registration for the meeting will be sent out soon.

 

This year we will host our Annual District Conference – virtually – April 23-25!

Our Special Guest and Keynote Speaker will be Distinguished Toastmaster, Deepak Menon, Immediate Past International President.

Mark your calendars and be on the lookout for the exciting details coming soon. This will also be the weekend of our District Contests.

Humorous Speech Contest • Friday, April 23rd at 6:00 PM

International Speech Contest • Saturday, April 24th, Time TBA