The Administration Manager is responsible for maintaining the historical records of the District, recording and distributing meeting minutes, and otherwise maintaining accurate, timely records of District business.
Area Directors provide support and guidance to the officers of clubs in their area. They hold regular Area Council meetings to share knowledge, highlight issues, plan activities and lead the creation of new clubs. Excellent Area Directors demonstrate strong leadership qualities that inspire and motivate others. They lead by example, setting high standards, embodying core values and fostering a positive and inclusive environment. They have good organisational and planning skills, demonstrate a high level of commitment to their role and are able to build strong relationships.
The Club Growth Director is responsible for all aspects of marketing, club-building, and member- and club-retention efforts within the District. This includes defining an overall marketing strategy for the District, developing outreach and retention efforts with existing community and corporate clubs, and penetrating new markets. Additionally, the Club Growth Director supports challenged clubs and helps them to become Distinguished.
The District Director is responsible for directly overseeing and managing the District’s day-to-day operations, finances, and human resources.
The District Director empowers the District leadership team to work together toward the District mission, while supporting each one in his or her development as a leader.
The District Parliamentarian holds a vital position in upholding proper procedure, protocol, and governance within the District. Responsible for ensuring meetings are conducted in line with Toastmasters International rules and established etiquette, the District Parliamentarian plays a crucial role in maintaining the integrity and professionalism of District activities. This role requires attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to preserving Toastmasters International core values.
The Division Director's role is to lead and support the Division through the supervision and support of the Area Directors. One of the primary goals as a Division Director is to ensure that each club achieves its mission and fulfills its responsibilities to its members. To achieve this, Division Directors coordinate Division activities, set Division goals, and assist in the training of Area and club leaders.
The Finance Manager is tasked with the fiscal oversight and management of the District. The Finance Manager works closely with the District Director, Program Quality Director, and Club Growth Director to ensure that the District is making cost-effective decisions—within policy—that result in effective fiscal management.
The Immediate Past District Director provides counsel and guidance to District leaders and plans, directs, and organizes projects and committees as requested by the District Director. One of the major responsibilities of this role is to ensure the incoming District Director receives all pertinent District documents prior to June 30. Other responsibilities include serving as a member of the District Executive Committee and District Council, upholding the bylaws and policies of Toastmasters International, encouraging dedicated members to accept leadership positions, and helping the District achieve Distinguished recognition.
The Program Quality Director is responsible for all aspects of education and training within the District. This includes supporting quality club programming efforts, promoting the Distinguished Club Program, and planning and executing the District conference.
The Public Relations Manager is responsible for coordinating publicity efforts in the District. By establishing and maintaining lines of communication between the District and its members, as well as between the District and the public, they work to increase awareness of Toastmasters through all available media.
Zoom Leads act as technical support providers/trainers to Toastmaster members, Divisions, and DLT members in D71, who require assistance in providing Zoom online platforms to conduct Club Officers Training, District Officers Training, District Executive Meetings, District Council Meetings, Speechcraft, Speechathon, Webinars, Workshops, Special Interest Keynote Speakers, Corporate Training, Parliamentary Procedures training, and even Hybrid Meetings. D71 Zoom Leads encourage and provide opportunities to members who wish to step up, acquire new technical skills and learn from an experienced, knowledgeable Zoom Leadership team who will act as a guiding hand during the beginner, intermediate and advanced stages of learning to become a proficient Zoommaster.
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