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

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July 22, 2015
July 17, 2015

Schedule Parbhu to speak at your club

District 5 International Speech Winner – Prabhu Kandasamy is interested in practicing his speech at clubs that meet in the evenings or on the weekends before leaving for Las Vegas on August 12th to represent our district in the semi-final rounds of the World Championship of Public Speaking. Check with your President and VPE to see if you can book a date for the newly crowned District 5 Champion to speak at your club and contact Melanie Klinghoffer at to schedule […]
July 8, 2015

International Election Proxy Information

July 8, 2015 Dear Toastmasters Club President and Club Secretary, Your club has an important vote to cast. Each year during the Annual Business Meeting, which is held on the last day of the Toastmasters International Convention, clubs vote to elect the international officers and directors to the 2015-2016 Board of Directors. Also on the ballot this year is Proposal A. Please make plans to attend on Saturday, August 15, at 8 a.m. in the Octavius Ballroom at Caesars Palace, […]
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 15, 2015

Be Inspired by World Class Speakers at the 2015 Toastmasters International Convention

Dear Toastmaster, The 2015 Toastmasters International Convention is just a few months away. Register by June 14 to save $100 on your full registration package. This year’s convention at Cesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, promises the heart-pounding excitement of Opening Ceremonies and the World Championship of Public Speaking, as well as the opportunity to connect with members from around the globe. Don’t miss your chance to see Nobel Peace Prize recipient Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, be […]
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! — […]