DISTRICT 69 LEADERS
Nerelle Penberthy (Southern Div Gov) Marjory Hansen Central Div Gov) Jason Topp ( Eastern Div Gov) Joe Abbott (Western Div Gov) Sue Kruger (Directory Editor) Bob Simpson (Parliamentarian) Diane Doig (Treasurer) Ian Pinker (LGET) Marilyn Freeman (District Governor) & Charlie Starrett (IPDG)
Through its member Clubs, Toastmasters International helps men and women learn the arts of speaking, listening and thinking – vital skills that promote self-actualisation, enhance leadership potential, foster human understanding, and contribute to the betterment of mankind.
It is basic to this mission that Toastmasters International continually expand its worldwide network of Clubs, thereby offering ever-greater numbers of people the opportunity to benefit from its programs.
Toastmasters International is the leading movement devoted to making effective oral communication a worldwide reality. To learn more about Toastmasters International, please visit www.toastmasters.org.
Effective communication is the key to success in any relationship – business or personal. It’s at the heart of all our problems – and all our achievements. Whether you’re a professional, a uni student, stay-at-home parent or retiree. Learning to formulate and convey ideas succinctly opens a whole new world of possibilities. Communication skills are crucial if you are to succeed in the workplace! Take action now to improve your skills through Toastmasters.
Becoming a Leader
Take a quick look at your local bookstore’s shelves and you will likely find hundreds of volumes about leadership. Scan the table of contents of a handful of them and you’ll find that there are many different – even contradictory – theories about what leadership is, and how to be a good leader. No matter how good some of these books might be, there’s no arguing that it’s difficult to advance your leadership skills without actually taking on leadership roles yourself.
Toastmasters gives you the opportunity to become a leader.
“Step out of your comfort zone!”
Toastmasters is the best way to learn skills that will help you be more successful. You’ll be a better listener. You’ll easily lead teams and conduct meetings. You’ll comfortably give and receive constructive evaluation. If you already have some or all of these skills you can enhance them in Toastmasters in an interactive, friendly and supportive environment.
So take the challenge and learn something new!
District 69 News
Latest tips and news from the district.
- Speech Competition Results May 10, 2013
- Metro Division Report has now been added May 2, 2013
- District 69 Council Meeting Documents April 15, 2013
- More "Members Matters" from LGM Ian Pinker posted March 15, 2013
- Pines Toastmasters - 40 year anniversary dinner on 20th April 2013 posted March 15, 2013