Peter Law, DTM

Peter Law received his award on April 19, 2012. Peter is a member of several clubs but lodged his award through Victoria Quay. I had no idea what Toastmasters was about when I attended a Victoria Quay meeting back in 2009. I thought Toastmasters was a bunch of stuffed shirts in dinner suits giving ‘jolly-old-speeches’…

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Gerry Prewett, DTM

Gerry Prewett received his award on Mar 27, 2012. Gerry is a member of several clubs but lodged the award with Western Founders. It was almost exactly four years in the making. When I attended the inaugural meeting of Cannington Communicators, in March 2008, at my workplace I decided there was no point ‘hanging back’…

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Mark Richards, DTM

I received my 3rd DTM on the 17th Jan 2012 and some members have asked me why? Why a 3rd DTM and the answer is easy. I have been a member of Toastmasters for over 10 years now and I am still learning something new from every club meeting. The new motto for Toastmasters International…

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Gawain Simpson, DTM

Gawain Simpson received his award on October 5, 2011. Gawain was a member of several clubs but lodged the award with Sandgropers. Achieving his DTM Award in October 2011, marked the end of a journey in Toastmasters for Gawain. A member of a number of clubs, including his home club Sandgropers and Western Founders, Gawain…

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Vicky Post, DTM

Vicky Post received her award on September 30, 2011. Vicky is a member of Belmont. I joined Mandjar Toastmasters in 2000, not to improve my speaking skills but because a friend told me it was the world’s best kept secret in Personal Development. During my two year with Mandjar, I completed my CTM (now CC),…

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John Palmer, DTM

John Palmer received his award on July 13, 2011. John is a member of several clubs but lodged the award with Southern River. In February 2009 my son Michael invited me to his Toastmasters club to hear him compete in the International Speech contest. I had known Mike was in Toastmasters for several years but…

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Lynne Brighton, DTM

Lynne Brighton received her award on July 1, 2011. Lynne is a member of several clubs but lodged the award with Guildford Stars. In 1998, I had been thinking about doing something about my terror of public speaking, when I saw an article in a local newspaper about a Toastmaster, Marie Tate, who had won…

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District 17 Minor Reports 2011/12

District 17 Minor Reports current to Jun 30, 2012 World Headquarters publishes regular minor reports. The Major Reports are Member Awards and Distinguished Club Program. Select Toastmasters D17 to return to our home page, Distinguished Club Program for the DCP Report or Awards for up to date member awards. Our Top 10 Clubs Top 10…

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Black Swan July 2012

Black Swan July 2012 The Newsletter of Toastmasters District 17 Editor: Vicky Post In this issue Select the link to go to the story   Editorial Vicky Post District Governor Report Ross Wilkinson Southern River Celebrate 100th Meeting John Palmer Worried about an Upcoming Presentation Steve Barry Spice Up Your Meeting with a Theme Martin…

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Black Swan May/June 2012

Black Swan May/June 2012 The Newsletter of Toastmasters District 17 Editor: Gerry Prewett In this issue Select the link to go to the story   Editorial Gerry Prewett District Governor Report Mark Richards Please Madam No Eye Contact Nola Haddrill Toastmasters go to Jail Nola Haddrill Q&A Tarsh Gardiner How to get the best from…

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Black Swan March/April 2012

Black Swan March/April 2012 The Newsletter of Toastmasters District 17 Editor: Gerry Prewett In this issue Select the link to go to the story   Editorial Gerry Prewett District Governor Report Mark Richards Plain Speakers Huntly Cutten C3 Contest Ian Pickens Durack Diaries Robyn Lloyd Qu and A Sunil Sirkissoon S32 Contests David Nicholas Beat…

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Black Swan Jan/Feb 2012

Black Swan February 2012 The Newsletter of Toastmasters District 17 Editor: Gerry Prewett In this issue Select the link to go to the story Editorial Gerry Prewett District Governor Report Mark Richards Touch of Gold 100th Martin Lindsay News Releases Robyn Richards TLI Ross Wilkinson ReadingZ Rock David Nicholas Successful Graham MacDonald Top Clubs David…

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Black Swan Nov/Dec 2011

Black Swan December 2011 The Newsletter of Toastmasters District 17 Editor: Gerry Prewett In this issue Select the link to go to the story Editorial Gerry Prewett #1 in the World Mark Richards Membership Contest Robyn Richards Inaugural Awards Ross Wilkinson Northern Division Nola Haddrill Newsletter Contest Robyn Richards Goal Setting Ian Pickens Convention Update…

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Distinguished Clubs 2011/12

Distinguished Clubs 2011/12 This pages shows our most successful clubs in District 17 for the year 2011/12. spacerSelect Toastmasters D17 to return to our home page. You can view the year’s results for all Clubs at the DCP page. The results are current to EOY June 30, 2012.  The rank order of clubs with the same number…

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