Countdown to District 5 Fall Conference - 2nd Vice President Visit

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August 20, 2015

Schedule A Fall Conference Sneak Preview! Do you want to be funnier? Do you want to get paid to train or entertain? Mark Whitney has your roadmap!

Mark Whitney, is an independent producer, comedian, competitive Toastmaster and nationally touring, award-winning playwright/performer. He has spent the past 20 years training and entertaining most of the Fortune 500 and touring his one man shows. He even owned his own comedy theatre. Mark has produced and performed in more than 1,500 public speaking events. As an independent artist, he is not a household name. But Mark has been recognized by theatre critics and industry professionals from coast-to-coast as one of […]
August 17, 2015

Club Officer Training – Last Chance

To get credit for club-officer-trained period 1, there must be at least four club officer trained during June 1, 2015- August 30th, 2015. There are two district-sponsored club officer training sessions left: Tuesday August 25, 2015 6-9PM Kaplan University – Vista 2022 University Drive Vista CA 92083 RSVP at Saturday, August 29, 2015 San Diego County Office of Education 6401 Linda Vista Road, San Diego CA 8:30 am – 11:30 am for Presidents, VPM, VPPR and SAA RSVP at […]
July 31, 2015

Schedule a Fall Conference Teaser at your club – Rich Gaines “The Magic of Speaking”

      Rich Gaines is chair of the Speaker’s Bureau and a member of Palomar Airport Toastmasters. Rich knows firsthand the trials and tribulations of what it takes to become a “Magical Speaker” and how all Toastmasters are on that journey together. District 5 is proud presenting him as a keynote speaker for the Fall Conference on October 17 (RSVP). Rich is now available to visit your club to speak about the conference. The topic of his keynote is […]
July 22, 2015
July 1, 2015

Would you like to be an Area Contest Chair? Would you like to vote for the contest types for the Oct Season?

Would you like to volunteer to be the contest chair for your area?  You will receive a FREE HPL manual* – you can use your role as Area Contest Chair to help plan the area contest as your HPL project. You can recruit your area council members to serve on your committee.  Can you inspire your fellow members to serve as functionaries and judges at the Area contest?  All you need to do is ask 4-5 members from each club […]
June 5, 2015

Thrive in District 5 Challenge

Complete 5 Challenges by 9/30, for 5 FREE admissions to the Fall Conference on 10/17.  Want more admissions?  Take a look at the bonus challenges! (July 1, 2015 through September 30, 2015 ONLY) 1) Add 5 or more new members Consider participating in the Smedley* Award which runs Aug 1 thru Sept 30th * Club must add a minimum of 5 new, dual or reinstated members 2)  4 members of you club each complete one (1) of the following qualifying […]
May 27, 2015

The first Area Directors – District 5 Area Directors 2015-16

Big round applause to the first Area Directors in District 5! Want to connect with your Area Directors?  The email alias is setup – If you are looking for Area 1 Director, his email will be  If you are looking for Area 34 Director, her email will be Div Area Last Name First Name Edu. C 5 Priskie Ashley CC, CL C 7  Dial  Richard  ACB, ALS C 19 Kaprielian Todd CC, ALB C 26 Hammell Chris ACB, […]
May 11, 2015

Club Officer Training – Summer 2015

AN RSVP IS REQUIRED for all Club Officer Training Dates and TLI – unless indicated food will NOT be provided Club Officer Training (COT) packet: download here Early Bird Club Officer Training #1 THIS TRAINING HAS BEEN COMPLETED     CLUB OFFICER TRAINER ORIENTATION – RSVP is REQUIRED SATURDAY, June 27, 2015 @ 9:00 am RSVP: Location: San Diego County of Education, 6401 Linda Vista Rd, San Diego Open to all interested members who would like to train fellow club officers. Training […]
May 8, 2015

Spring Conference Business Meeting – Election Result

Election Results 2015-16 District Director (formerly known as District Governor) May-chen Martin-Kuo, DTM Program Quality Director (formerly known as Lt. Governor of Education and Training) Joyce Persichilli, DTM Club Growth Director (formerly known as Lt. Governor of Marketing) Bob Dietrich, DTM Division Directors (formerly known as division governors) Central: Doline Peterson, CC Eastern: Michael Barron, ACG, ALB Inland: Sujata Yellaepeddi, ACS, ALB Northern: Terri Scannell, ACS, ALB Southern: Suzy Garcia, CC, CL Western: Rob Caudill, ACB Congratulations District Leaders 2015-16! — […]
January 20, 2015

March – Toastmasters Month in District 5

March is Toastmasters Month in District 5 – Clubs that hold an Open House* during the month of March will receive $20 credit towards items from Toastmasters International. *A minimum of 5 non-toastmasters must attend your Open House. Clubs are required to submit flyer for the event, provide a list of guests with email addresses to district and at least one guest joins the club in March. Clubs holding a Speechcraft during this time period automatically qualify. This contest runs […]
January 13, 2015

Presidents Breakfast – 1/17 Keynote: "Customer Service in Your Club" – Barbara Khozam

LAST CHANCE to register for the Presidents Breakfast (RSVP at Come and enjoy a hot breakfast buffet and the keynote from the newest Accredited Speaker – Barbara Khozam. DISTRICT 5 PRESIDENTS BREAKFAST Saturday, January 17, 2015 8:00 am to 12 Noon Join us for a morning of networking and learning. Attendees will have a hot buffet breakfast followed by the keynote, club & member recognition and prizes for your club. Cost: – $ 6.00 for ALL Outgoing/Incoming Club Presidents […]
December 16, 2014

District Officer Nominations 2015-16

Nomination for District Officers 2015-2016 is now OPEN!   Please noted that Toastmasters International has made changes to the titles of the district officers. Please submit the nomination form by January 31, 2015 by e-mail or mail to the nomination chair. District 5 nomination Chair 2015: Ken Garber, DTM, PDG, PID 12523 Montellano Terrace San Diego, CA 92130 Read more on the TI website DISTRICT LEADER QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OFFICER AGREEMENT AND RELEASE FORM (Area Directors in District 5 […]