Call For Nominations 2023-2024


Dear Members, Past District Governors/Directors and Club Officers

District 17 is now seeking nominations for the 2023-2024 District Leadership Roles. These roles are:

  • District Director
  • Program Quality Director
  • Club Growth Director
  • Central Division Director
  • Northern Division Director
  • Eastern Division Director
  • Southern Division Director

Please go to the District Leadership Handbook and the District Leader Competencies included in the nominations documents to find out more about the role you are interested in. We recommend that you talk to the current role holders, especially in the case of the Division Director.

The Nomination period is now open, with nominations closing at midnight, Friday, 24th February 2023. The Nomination period is now open, the period has been extended to midnight Friday 17 March 2023.

You can nominate yourself or even put forward the name of a member you would like to see in the role. If you know that someone else is applying for a role, please do not let this stop you from submitting your nomination. Toastmasters Rules state that the District Leadership Committee should have a minimum of two (2) candidates for Club Growth Director, and each Division Director position, with a minimum of one (1) candidate for both District Director and Program Quality Director.

Finally, and most importantly, all Candidates (including floor candidates) must have been interviewed by the District Leadership Committee within this Toastmasters year (2022-2023). This is part of the rules from Toastmasters International. Floor Candidates must have also submitted their intent to run from the floor for any elective role at least seven (7) days prior to the election.

Please call me if you need further information if you are intending on becoming a Floor Candidate. 

To nominate, you will need to:-

All Candidate nominations/submissions are to be emailed to titled "Candidate Nomination."

Should you have any queries or would like to discuss any of the roles or you have any questions with the nomination process please contact Tim Blackburn on 0403 051 081

Tim Blackburn PDD DTM 
District 17 Leadership Committee Chairperson 
Mobile: 0403 051 081

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