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Notification of District Council Meeting

The Spring District Council meeting will take place in the Worsley Marriott Hotel and Country Club in Greater Manchester on Saturday 13th May at 10.30 am.  This meeting will take place in conjunction with the District Conference.  The District council – which includes district leaders, club presidents and vice presidents education – serves as the administrative governing body of the district.  See Policy and Protocol, Protocol 7.1: District Events, 5. District Council Meetings for details on how business is conducted in this meeting. Click here to access the TI International Policies and Procedures.

May Conference Details

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Be sure to check this site for full details on the May Conference.

Hall of Fame

At the recent November Conference in Dublin, a large number of members were recognised for their achievements over the past year.  The following people received top awards

  • John Kendall – Area Director of the Year (Area 20)
  • Constance Turner – Division Director of the Year (Division G)
  • Karen O’Donnell – Toastmaster of the Year (Dublin 18 Toastmasters)

Call for Nominations is Open

Serving as a District Leader is a great responsibility, but an exciting opportunity to further develop your communication and leadership skills.  The District Leadership Committee (DLC) is seeking Nominations for the roles by 15th December 2016:

  • District Director
  • Program Quality Director
  • Club Growth Director
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Division Director (for Divisions A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M and S)

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Reminder of District Council Meeting

The Autumn District Council meeting will take place in the Regency Hotel, Dublin on Saturday 12th November at 11.15am.  This meeting will take place in conjunction with the District Conference.  The District council – which includes district leaders, club presidents and vice presidents education – serves as the administrative governing body of the district.  See Policy and Protocol, Protocol 7.1: District Events, 5. District Council Meetings for details on how business is conducted in this meeting. Click here to access the TI International Policies and Procedures.  If Presidents and VPEs are unable to attend, please ensure you assign a proxy to another member of your club, using this form

Renewals Deadline is Sept 30th

Membership renewals deadline is September 30th.  Note there is no longer any grace period.  To ensure you are eligible to partake in the Humorous Speech or Table Topics Contest, you must be a fully paid up member by the date of the contest.  The club must also have a minimum of 8 active (paid up) members.   To learn more about the Speech Contest be sure to check out http://d71toastmasters.org/contests/

Notification of District Council Meeting

The Autumn District Council meeting will take place in the Regency Hotel, Dublin on Saturday 12th November at 11.15am.  This meeting will take place in conjunction with the District Conference.  The District council – which includes district leaders, club presidents and vice presidents education – serves as the administrative governing body of the district.  See Policy and Protocol, Protocol 7.1: District Events, 5. District Council Meetings for details on how business is conducted in this meeting. Click here to access the TI International Policies and Procedures.

New D71 Leadership Team 2016 – 2017

The 2016 – 2017 District Leadership Team (DLT) is as follows

  • District Director – Michael Collins
  • Program Quality Director – Robert Skelton
  • Club Growth Director – Patricia O’Reilly
  • Public Relations Manager – Karen O’Donnell
  • Administration Manager – Sam Warner
  • Finance Manager – John Cox

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Area and Division Contest Dates and Venues

Toastmasters-Trophy1It’s that time of year again!  Why not check out your neighbouring Areas or Division Contests for quality speeches and guaranteed entertainment.  The most up to date list is now available, thanks to Moira Beaton.  Check out your District Calendar.

Call for Nominations is open

At the upcoming District Council meeting at the Limerick Riverside Spring Conference we will be electing our District Leaders for 2016/2017. Nominations are now open for the following positions:

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