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The following information may be posted on your club's website or Facebook page, or in your club newsletter. 

Learning Master Spotlight

Learning Masters play a vital role in the revitalized education program by: 
  • Sharing their Toastmasters learning experience.
  • Providing input about what they would like to see in the revitalized program.
  • Validating assumptions of learning ideas and tools as the project progresses.
Learn more about them and their Toastmasters experiences.

Toastmasters Website Updates

More changes have been applied to the redesigned website. The Find a Club tool now lists up to 200 clubs at a time in one scrolling list (on mobile devices you will page through results). You can view results within as little as a 2-mile (about 3 km) radius and see club meeting locations and times at a glance. Member feedback is a key reason these improvements are being made. We appreciate your comments and review them regularly. Please email us your feedback.

2015–2016 International Officer Candidates

The 2014–2015 International Leadership Committee (ILC) has nominated international officer candidates for the 2015–2016 term, which will be voted on at the August 2015 Annual Business Meeting. To review the list of nominated international officer candidates, click here.

Club Leaders

Prepare for the Club Officer Kit Mailing

Please follow the directions below by March 15 to ensure that the materials for
2015–2016 officers arrive on time and in the correct language. Log in to Club Central and select the club name and number. Then:
  • Click Update my club mailing address.
  • Confirm or update your mailing address and language preference for officer manuals.
  • If you enter changes, click Save at the bottom of the page. Otherwise, if no changes are needed, click Return to Conduct Club Business.

Can Your Club Add 5 New Members by March 31?

Click here to learn how to participate in the Talk Up Toastmasters membership building program.

Submit Dues Renewals Online by April 1

Please log in to Club Central to process dues, and email the Membership team if you have questions.

Access Club Receipts Online

Club officers can view payment history and print receipts via Club Central. Simply log in and click the club name and number. Under Conduct Club Business, click Search Club Receipts.

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´╗┐March special: Receive a 10% discount on apparel when you use the promotional code SHOP at checkout.

California Club Treasurers Only

Please file the 199N by May 15.

District Leaders 

LGETs: Get Credit for Club Officer Training

Lieutenant governors education and training: Clubs with officers who attended the second round of training receive credit toward goal 9 in the Distinguished Club Program. Submit your Club Officer Training Report online through District Central no later than March 31. Changes are not accepted after May 31, so check your report regularly for accuracy. Click here for the Club Officer Training schedule.

Area Governors: Complete Club Visits by May 31

During your visits, ensure that clubs create a supportive learning environment and the best possible member experience. Evaluate clubs based on the Moments of Truth, the club quality standards of Toastmasters International. After each visit, submit an online Area Governor's Club Visit Report through District Central.
Also, the Talk Up Toastmasters membership building program ends this month, so during your visits acknowledge members who sponsored three new members by awarding them a Governor’s Award ribbon. To determine how many ribbons were earned, coordinate with each club president and use this report. Then, coordinate with your district governor to purchase the ribbons.

Welcome 2015–2016 Region Advisors

Be sure to congratulate the newly appointed 2015–2016 region advisors. To learn more about this role, click here.

Order a Communication and Leadership Award

Many districts plan to present a Communication and Leadership Award to an outstanding communicator or leader at their April/May conference. Email us to order one, and do so early to avoid delay. Generate coverage for your conference by promoting the award recipient to local media. Public relations officers can email questions about how to do this and review Toastmasters’ publicity and promotion handbook, Let the World Know, for more information.

How Is Your District Performing?

Is your district on target to meet its goals in the District Recognition Program by June 30? Stay updated with its progress by frequently reviewing your district's performance.

If you would like to see a new topic or section in The Leader Letter, or would just like to provide feedback, please email the editor.

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