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Session 1:
Overview of District Leader Roles

The Roles and Responsibilities of the District Leaders

This session helps you identify the roles and responsibilities of the district governor, the lieutenant governor education and training and the lieutenant governor marketing. After viewing this session, you will be able to carry out your specific responsibilities individually and work together with your team to accomplish the district mission.

Be sure to fill out the Worksheet on-line or print before you begin


System Requirements


Additional Resources for District Leader Roles:

The District Governor
The District Leader E-Toolkit
Find valuable resources and information for a successful year. These tools will empower you and your district in the areas of club building, leadership development and training. 

The Search for District Leaders
Discover how to use your clubs, meetings and personal relationships to find exceptional leaders. These suggestions will help you answer the question: What kind of leaders will best serve our district’s needs?

District Calendar
Keep up with important Toastmasters dates and deadlines. This resource will enable you to plan projects and maintain accountability throughout the Toastmasters year.

The LGET
Training Club and District Leaders
Essential information and materials for making your training sessions the best. It's your one-stop shop for all your training needs.

TI’s Educational System
Toastmasters’ heart is the educational program. Make sure you know the program so you can promote excellence in education and keep your clubs, areas and divisions heart-healthy.

The Toastmasters Educational Program 
Help your clubs answer these questions and let them know about this presentation from The Successful Club Series. The information provides an orientation for the education program that is valuable to new and experienced members.

The District Leader E-Toolkit
Find valuable resources and information for a successful year. These tools will empower you and your district in the areas of club building, leadership development and training.

Teach Clubs How to Conduct Effective Meetings
Program planning and meeting organization are important factors in providing top-level service. Good club meetings provide the means and enviornment for members to reach their goals by becoming effective speakers, listeners, thinkers and leaders.

Moments of Truth
Help clubs evaluate themselves with the Moments of Truth manual. Learn how you can help make sure your club is an appealing and welcoming place for prospective members.

Plan, Organize and Direct District Conferences 
The District Events section of the District Leadership Handbook has the information you need to plan a successful district conference. This resource will guide you to establish teams, prepare a budget, carry out logistics and so much more!

Directing International Speech Contests
Speech contests are public events and should be planned carefully and conducted professionally. Use this information from page 25 of the District Leadership Handbook to save yourself contest headaches.

Speech Contest Rulebook and Other Contest Resources
Rulebook
Judges Training
FAQs
Eligibility

District Calendar 
Keep up with important Toastmasters dates and deadlines. This resource will enable you to plan projects and maintain accountability throughout the Toastmasters year. 

The LGM
The District Leader Toolkit 
Find valuable resources and information for a successful year. These tools will empower you and your district in the areas of club building, leadership development and training. 

Building New Clubs 
The process to form a Toastmasters group is simple and all of the materials are provided for you! You’ll find what you need for chartering company and community clubs.

Club Coach Program
Find rules and regulations for coaches, appointment forms and an entire manual with tips for rebuilding clubs. This tool provides everything you need to know regarding club coaches!

Membership Building
Facilitate your clubs’ membership-building efforts. On this page you’ll find:

  • FREE promotional resources
  • membership contests
  • club websites
  • Welcome To Toastmasters video clips

10 Ways to Promote Toastmasters International
Get practical help with these 10 ways to promote Toastmasters. Jumpstart your year and maintain promoting Toastmasters by implementing these proven ways.

District Calendar 
Keep up with important Toastmasters dates and deadlines. This resource will enable you to plan projects and maintain accountability throughout the Toastmasters year. 

The District Leadership Team
TI Mission, Vision and Values
Use TI’s mission, vision and values statements to establish a strategic framework and guide the district for success.

The District Leader Toolkit
Find valuable resources and information for a successful year. These tools will empower you and your district in the areas of club building, leadership development and training.

District Performance Reports 
This resource will allow you to track your progress toward achieving your district goals. You can know at any given time throughout the day where your district stands.

The Search for District Leaders
Discover how to use your clubs, meetings and personal relationships to find exceptional leaders. These suggestions will help you answer the question: What kind of leaders will best serve our district’s needs?

District Leader Transition
This tool is a brief guide to help preserve your district’s knowledge base and prime the district for a successful year ahead. Learn and apply the process to implement an effective transition.

District Calendar
Keep up with important Toastmasters dates and deadlines. This resource will enable you to plan projects and maintain accountability throughout the Toastmasters year.

Additional Resources from the Toastmasters Online Store:

How to Be a Distinguished Club (Item 299)
Help your division and area governors explain and promote the Distinguished Club Program to clubs with this presentation.

Master Your Meetings (Item 1312)
This handbook provides the information you need to conduct dynamic, exciting, effective club meetings. It covers everything from programming, agendas and participant responsibilities to officer responsibilities, Table Topics ideas and lectern etiquette. Everything you need to know to have great meetings, all in one place.

Put on a Good Show (Item 220)
This comprehensive guide to planning, organizing and on-site coordination of all Toastmasters' events tells you how to:

  • organize a conference committee
  • select a hotel site
  • plan food and beverage events
  • promote the conference
  • plan room arrangements
  • and much more
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