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D7 Fall Conference – Leadership: Set Up for Success

Register today at oregonleaders.com at the Early Bird rate $40.00 for the upcoming District 7 Fall Conference – Leadership: Set Up for Success.

  • Saturday, November 3, 2012
  • 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
  • Brooks Training Center – 4910 Brooklake Rd NE, Brooks, OR 97305

Please join us for a social hour from 7:30 am to 8:30 am on Saturday. The day includes the District 7 Humorous Speech and Table Topics contests. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn and grow through breakout sessions focused on Toastmasters, personal, and professional leadership. Register now and spend November 3rd with Toastmasters from around the state.

Keynote Speaker: Anne-Louise Sterry  aka: Aunt Lena*

  • “You’re in Charge”

Or as Aunt Lena* Sez “You Gotta Make Your Own Gravy”. Anne-Louise Sterry is an internationally-known motivational speaker, humorist, and presentation coach. The themes of living kindness, embracing personal responsibility, and the power of changing your story are woven throughout her presentation. You have more power to influence yourself and those around you than you think! Or, as her alter ego Aunt Lena* would say, “It’s all about da stories youse are telling yerself!”

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Review of the Toastmasters International Board Meeting

Meeting Recap

1) Executive Committee
-District reformations
-New online district online accounting system
-2011 International Convention

2) Committee 1 – Regional Advisor Selection
-There are 14 regional advisor positions open worldwide. 44 applications for RA were received. The 14 have been selected and approved. They will be online soon.
-The committee recommended improvements for the process.

3) Committee 2 – Digital Content Transition
-Modernize policies and procedures
-Remove duplicate content
-Simplify writing style
-The new digital format will be rolling out on April 1, 2011

4) Strategic Planning Committee
Strategic direction of the organization

5) Advisory Committee of Past International Presidents
-Global representation
-Strategic plan
-Operational function of world headquarters

6) International Leadership Committee
-Approve and nominate future leaders of Toastmasters International
-Interview process for executive committee positions (looking for: integrity, communication/leadership, strategic and financial experience, and achievements outside of Toastmasters)
-The candidates for the executive committee have been selected:
President Elect: John Lau
1st Vice President: George Yen
2nd Vice President: James Catchucy (sp?) and Mohammed Murad

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12 Days of Toastmasters: A Holiday Song!

Happy Holidays from your D7 Toastmasters STAFF: Cathey, Deveny and Rose!

12 Days of Toastmasters!

On the twelfth day of Christmas, Toastmasters gave to me. . .
Twelve Days of Fun

On the eleventh day of Christmas, Toastmasters gave to me. . .
Eleven Awesome Friends

On the tenth day of Christmas, Toastmasters gave to me. . .
Ten Finished Speeches

On the ninth day of Christmas, Toastmasters gave to me. . .
Nine New Members

On the eigth day of Christmas, Toastmasters gave to me. . .
Eight Clapping Fans

On the seventh day of Christmas, Toastmasters gave to me. . .
Seven Smiling Speakers

On the sixth day of Christmas, Toastmasters gave to me. . .
Six Ah’s and Um’s

On the fifth day of Christmas, Toastmasters gave to me. . .
A Five Minute Speech

On the fourth day of Christmas, Toastmasters gave to me. . .
Four Evaluators

On the third day of Christmas, Toastmasters gave to me…
Three Timing Lights

On the second day of Christmas, Toastmasters gave to me…
Two Table Topics

On the first day of Christmas, Toastmasters gave to me…
A Wonderful Icebreaker Speech!

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Leadership ’09 Trailer

Here are some outtakes about why you need to be at Leadership ’09. Enjoy!

Oh, and if you haven’t signed up for Leadership ’09…sign-up here!

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