MARK THIS IMPORTANT DEADLINE: November 30, 2014
To qualify as a Distinguished Area (or better), first-round Area Governor reports MUST be submitted to Toastmasters Internationaln not later than November 30, 2014. Please help your area become Distinguished by welcoming your Area Governor’s club visit. If Halloween comes around and you haven’t been able to schedule a visit from your Area Governor, please reach out to me. Let’s work together to make District 7 BIGGER, BOLDER, and BETTER!
Come join us at Frogpond Church for Winter Governors Workshop on January 10, 2015
Tom Cox, CEO of Cox Business Consulting, Inc., will lead us through effectively managing conflict.
Springboarding off his presentation, we will develop solutions to problems all of us face as we guide our clubs and members towards their goals, and come away with toolkits we can take home and implement right away.
Tom Cox has helped firms in industries ranging from retail to wholesale to manufacturing to government to business services. He has worked at IBM, Oracle, TRM, Tektronix, SCIF, ODOT, Intel, Regence Blue Cross, Standard Insurance, OHSU and dozens of others.
An honors graduate of the University of Chicago (BA Behavioral Science), Tom has published over 200 articles on leadership, management, HR, teamwork, and trust.
Tom’s interests and abilities are wide-ranging — he authored a book on relational database technology, co-authored a chapter in a textbook on trauma surgery, and ran for governor of his state.
A professional speaker as well as a consultant, Tom started his own firm in 2003 to create better leadership at all levels of organizations. Tom volunteers helping nonprofits and job seekers in his community.
Starting in 2010 his column appears in Oregon Business Magazine’s online edition.
SAVE THE DATE AND MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI) will be extra special. We will have the 2005 World Champion of Public Speaking Lance Miller to conduct one of his most popular training sessions “Building Championship Clubs.”
The potluck will begin at 6 pm. All contestants and functionaries should plan to arrive by 6:30
The potluck will begin at 6 pm. All contestants and functionaries should plan to arrive no later than 6:30.
Watch this page for announcements on when the tickets will go on sale. Be at the Fall Conference for the chance to buy tickets to the Spring Conference at super-special rates (your reward for attending the Fall Conference!).
Keep posted for fabulous keynote speakers and education sessions!
And of course, be present when District 7 selects our representative to the International Speech Contest Semi-Finals!
MARK THIS IMPORTANT DEADLINE:May 31, 2015
To qualify as a Distinguished Area (or better), second-round Area Governor reports MUST be submitted to Toastmasters Internationaln not later than May 31, 2015. Please help your area become Distinguished by welcoming your Area Governor’s club visit. If the Spring Conference comes around and you haven’t been able to schedule a visit from your Area Governor, please reach out to me. Let’s work together to make District 7 BIGGER, BOLDER, and BETTER!
Join us for a day filled with learning, laughter, and good food! This session will include words of wisdom from Toastmasters International leaders outside of District 7. Check back for more information around April.
Mark your calendars for June 27, 2015 to attend Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI). Whether you are a first-time club officer, seasoned professional, or want to learn more about what your fellow members are sharing, TLI is a must attend event. Check back around April for more information.