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International Officer and Director Candidate Information

Toastmasters International needs effective leaders who have the ability and foresight to guide our organization to new successes and even higher standards of quality. Are you the right person to be an International Director or International Officer? If you believe you are, please read the International Officer and Director Candidate and Board of Directors Handbook Policy 9.1: International Campaigns and Elections. This information will help you understand and prepare for your candidacy.

For additional information on the roles, attributes and responsibilities of an international officer and director, see the Toastmasters International Leadership Roles document.

Campaigning for and serving on the Toastmasters Board of Directors can be one of the most rewarding experiences you will ever have. It offers a tremendous opportunity to increase your leadership skills. Candidates at all levels of the organization must maintain the highest levels of ethical conduct. It is important that you maintain the utmost integrity while running a professional and positive campaign. You are responsible for your actions as well as the actions of your campaign team. We ask that you share with your campaign team the information about ethics, policies and procedures for campaigning

Candidates must complete the following:

For additional research material regarding the role of the Board please read Calling for Strong Leaders by Past International President Ted Corcoran.

If you have additional questions, or need further clarification, please contact Toastmasters International World Headquarters at