Here in the Club Assist you'll find everything you need to make and keep your club the vibrant, established, and distinguished club it should be. Programs and incentives for your club, forms and documents critical to your success, we even have a speech timer to help you practice your speech and bring it in on time. Club Ambassador Program, Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI), awards and incentives for clubs and members, and information regarding setting up and maintaining your club's website are all just a click away with the buttons above or a short scroll down.
The Club Leader Handbook (Club Officer Manual) is available online. You'll find everything you need to know about how to make your club effective, fun, and successful. Make sure your club is a Distinguished Club. An effective leader is a knowledgeable leader. This outstanding handbook is available to all members free of charge.
The Toastmasters Brand brings with it more stringent guidelines for use of the Toastmasters logo, headers, and color scheme. Be sure to consult the Toastmasters Brand Manual to make sure your website and literature are in line with Toastmasters requirements. Find logos and stationery at the Brand Portal.
Be sure your Address is Current! Update your Address on the TI Website
When displayed from a staff in a room or public auditorium on or off a podium, the flag of the United States of America should hold the position of superior prominence, in advance of the audience, and in the position of honor at the speaker's right as she faces the audience. Any other flag so displayed should be placed on the left of the speaker (to the right of the audience).
Jim Miller, DTM PDG District Webmaster
New members are vital to a club's success, and a good club website is an essential tool for both bringing in new members and providing tools to enhance the club experience to help retain your members. Make sure your website address is available on your club information page; find your club on the Divisions, Areas, & Clubs page and click your clubs name, or go to the Club Finder and type in your club number. You will then find all the information on your club and can check it's accuracy and make sure the club's URL is there. If it is not, have your President or VPPR log in to Toastmasters.org, and update the club's information in "Club Central". If you don't have a club website, Toastmasters makes providing a website for your club easy and free.
We heartily recommend using Toastmasters own ToastmastersClubs.org service for the creation of your website. Not only is it easy, it also complies with the new branding, color schemes, and font selection essential for all Toastmasters club websites. An outstanding step-by-step guide is available for assistance in setting up your site. Additionally, Toastmasters International and your District leaders are happy to provide assistance if needed.
If you prefer an alternative to ToastmastersClubs.org, we also have templates set up with Google and Wordpress complete with set-up guides and mastheads. You may even opt for building a site from scratch, however you are encouraged to use the available mastheads, graphics, colors, and fonts that are provided by Toastmasters in order to comply with branding requirements. If your current website does not comply with the branding requirements, we encourage you to begin transitioning your site right away. For logos, graphics, mastheads, and all your promotion needs, be sure to visit the Toastmasters Brand Portal.
Once your site is set up, please make sure that the correct website address (URL) is included on your club information page on the Toastmasters website. You can do by logging into the club business section of the Toastmasters website, or by emailing the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good luck with your website. We hope that it brings many new members to your club, and that it is used as the valuable tool it should be.
Any club holding an Open House may receive a $30 reimbursement for Food.
**Note: Receipt from TI showing dues paid is required for these awards.
Deadline for requesting Dues Renewal award is October 31st and April 31st. Email your receipt to email@example.com.
Note: Training beyond the division will not count for the incentive
Clubs meeting the criteria for the Golden Gavel Award will be recognized at Spring District Conference May 2021.
To qualify for this prestigious award, each club must achieve the following:
Once your club has completed all requirements, please submit prove of completion by April 15, 2021 to PQD Debi Jo Londono firstname.lastname@example.org
Presented annually in honor of the life and spirit of Distinguished Toastmaster JC Williams. The winners of the award exemplify the spirit of service to others in Toastmasters and in their communities.
JC‘s life was dedicated to extraordinary service to others. He retired in 1974 after over 20 years of service to his country in the US Navy Submarine Service. He coached hundreds of children over a 25 year span in a variety of sports, not only serving as their coach but as their leader, teacher and mentor. Throughout the years JC fostered and mentored 26 young adults through good times and trying times. Each of these young people serves as a testament to JC’s lifetime commitment to making the world a better place.
JC loved Toastmasters and served his clubs (and there were many) by serving in every club officer position. He never missed an opportunity to lead, mentor and coach his fellow Toastmasters. He served the District as the District Sergeant at Arms in 2009–2010. He served as Area 23 Governor in 2010-2011. Even in his last weeks, JC chose to serve his fellow Toastmasters as the announcer for the banner parade at the Fall Conference in November 2012. JC’s legacy is strong, having touched so many lives. He had the gift of laughter, a smile filled with sunshine and a heart overflowing with love, friendship and kindness and he shared these gifts generously.
On January 26, 2013, the District 84 Executive Committee voted to establish this annual award in perpetuity.
Cynthia Johnson, DTM - Club Ambassador Co-Chairs
Expand your Toastmasters experience by participating in the District 84 Club Ambassador Program (CAP). We're encouraging you to take a step outside of your club and to visit at least three clubs you're not a member of. You have a lot to offer clubs when you visit and also have much to gain and bring back to your home clubs!
Get started by downloading a CLUB AMBASSADOR FORM (pdf), and email your completed forms to the Club Ambassador Chair.
Check out the Club Ambassador Photo Album
What will YOU gain?
What will YOU earn?
When you turn in your third completed CAP form, you will receive the following:
Note: All Club Ambassadors will be recognized at the Spring District Conference in front of their peers unless prefer to receive their Ambassador pin ASAP. In that case the Club Ambassador needs to make a request when sending in the forms. The Area Governor will receive the pin/certificate at DEC (they meet every other month) and deliver the pin/certificate to the club when he/she visits and/or at his/her convenience.
Mary Arnold, DTM - Club Coach Chair
The Club Coach program helps struggling clubs become Distinguished clubs.
Club Coach Program Regulations
Club Coach Recognition