2020 Proposals FAQ

Would you like a sneak peek of the proposals that will be voted on? The Toastmasters International Executive Committee answers pertinent questions in an informative video; click here to watch on YouTube and here if you are in China and cannot access the first link.


  1. How does Proposal A benefit individual members, clubs, and Districts?
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  1. How will Proposal A improve leadership development on the Board?
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  1. How does Proposal A benefit Toastmasters International?
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  1. Did the Board consider other options?
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  1. How are our Member Clubs distributed globally?
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  1. Why does the maximum percentage of clubs per region need to change?
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  1. What is the benefit of Board Members serving staggered terms?
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If Proposal A is adopted by the voting membership:



  1. When would the region realignment take effect?
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  1. How many Region Advisors will there be per region?
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  1. Which regions will the 2021–2022 Region Advisors be appointed to support?
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  1. Will regions still be combined for Mid–year Training?
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  1. How will the new structure impact the International Speech Contest region quarterfinals?
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  1. Which of the proposed regions would the second-year International Directors on the 2021-2022 Board serve?
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  1. How do I know if I qualify to be an International Officer or Director candidate under the new structure?
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  1. My club will be in a new region after the realignment, will I be eligible to run for International Officer or Director?
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  1. As an International Officer or Director candidate, which region should I indicate on my Letter of Intent?
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  1. As an International Officer or Director candidate, which clubs and Districts may I visit during my campaign?
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