DISTRICT OFFICER NOMINATIONS

Nominations for 2018-2019 District 26 Offices

Update: Nominations for elected position are closed and the Candidates are now listed

Applications are still being accepted for Appointed poisitions 

Elected District Officers

Elected District Officers receive credit towards their Advanced Leader Silver (ALS) educational award when they actively serve 12 months. The 2018-2019 District Offices will be filled via elections during the Business Meeting at the Spring 2018 District 26 conference.

District 26 is pleased to announce that the candidates for elected office have been nominated and that the campaign period is now open for all candidates including candidates wishing to run from the floor at the District Council election during the Spring Conference. Elected positions include any of the seven Division Director positions, Club Growth Director, Program Quality Director and District Director (as shown below).

Candidates must meet all qualifications and submit all completed forms (see “nomination and application procedures”) to be rendered eligible for nomination. All floor candidates are free to campaign alongside nominated candidates in all public areas designated for such activities within the guidelines set forth by Toastmasters Int’l and District 26 as applicable. Floor candidates are required as a minimum to submit the Officer Agreement and Release Form to Immediate Past District Director (IPDD) Darryle Brown, District Leadership Chair, at IPDD1718@D26Leaders.org. as soon as they begin campaigning to confirm intent to run for elected office.

Stay tuned for the link to see the DLC Nominees and their candidate experience in April 2018:

The Elected Positions are as follows:

       Executive Leadership (aka The Trio)

  • District Director
  • Program Quality Director
  • Club Growth Director

      Senior Level Leadership

  • Denver Division Director
  • Eastern Division Director
  • Foothills Division Director
  • Metro Division Director
  • Northern Division Director
  • Southern Division Director
  • Urban Division Director

As mentioned before, qualified candidates may run-from-the-floor during the Business Meeting.

Candidates running for an elected position from the floor at the Annual Business Meeting held at District 26 Spring Conference on May 20, 2018 are responsible for proving they meet the requirements in the Candidate Application. To summarize, Floor Candidates need to submit the following.
  1. Proof of membership in good standing in a club in good standing via a screen capture from Toastmasters International on your profile.
  2. Proof of offices held as per the requirement for the desired office. A screen capture from Toastmasters International form your profile Offices Held.
  3. Complete and sign the Officer Agreement & Release Form.
To help speed up the validation process during District elections, please consider emailing the above documents to IPDD1718@D26Leaders.org to verify prior to election day.

Appointed (Non-elected) District Officers

Appointed District Officers receive credit towards their Advanced Leader Silver (ALS) educational award when they actively serve 12 months. The following District Officer positions are available for the 2018-2019 Toastmaster year. The incoming District Director will appoint candidates to the various positions.

        Mid-Level Leadership

Area Director: 40 positions

  • Denver: 6 Area Directors
  • Eastern: 7 Area Directors
  • Foothills: 8 Area Directors
  • Metro: 5 Area Directors
  • Northern: 4 Area Directors
  • Southern: 6 Area Directors
  • Urban: 4 Area Directors

        District Management

Finance Manager

Administration Manager

Public Relations Manager

Appointed (Non-elected) District Leadership Positions

The following Appointed District Leadership positions do not receive education credit for serving. These awesome District Leaders have a passion for Toastmasters. They volunteer their time and skills to help District 26 achieve our mission. The incoming District Director will also appoint people to fill these positions. Would you like to help?

Webmaster

Web Team (multiple positions are available)

Social Media Chair

Speakers Bureau Chair

District Dialogue Editor

District Club Extension Chair

Division Club Extension Coordinators (7 positions available, one per division)*

District Club Retention Chair

Division Club Retention Coordinators (7 positions available, one per division)*

*The District is in critical need of applicants/CHAMPION VOLUNTEERS for seven Club Extension Coordinators  and seven Club Retention Coordinators to service the growth and club retention needs of each division in the District. This is YOUR opportunity to serve the district at a higher level if you meet qualifications or to refer others who are eligible for consideration. Please submit your forms or referrals for consideration today. 

Incumbents wishing to re-enlist for consideration for another term in appointed district officer positions (such as Area Directors, Extension and Retention Coordinators) are highly encouraged to do so. The District still needs you and will benefit greatly from your experience! Incumbents seeking other appointed positions other than the positions they are currently serving or served in the past are also encouraged to submit new applications as well.

Nomination and Application Procedures

            

Nominations and applications must be submitted using the designated forms (listed below) to Immediate Past District Director (IPDD) Darryle Brown, DTM, District Leadership Committee Chair, via e-mail: IPDD1718@D26Leaders.org

Please read the Call for Nomination to learn more about elected and appointed District Officer Positions. When submitting a nomination please download, fill in, and email all four  forms:

  1. Candidate Application (Note: the new form requires a photo and a list offices held to be sent with the application. Please send head/shoulder picture. The list of your offices held go to www.toastmasters.org and click on MyToastmasters.)
  2. Candidate-Nomination-Form-2018 Candidate-Nomination-Form-2018(doc) (pdf)
  3. Candidate-Experience-Form-2018 Candidate-Experience-Form-2018 (doc) (pdf)
  4. Officer Agreement & Release Form

DEADLINES FOR APPLICATIONS

Appointed District Officers – May 1, 2018 – Don’t wait! Turn your application and forms immediately

Special Notes:

Candidates for elected positions have been announced by current District Director and the campaign period is now open!

Candidates for appointed positions will be provided to the incoming District Director who will make the final selections following the election.

Forms 

Candidate Application – Toastmasters International form which candidates complete and submit to apply for District Officer positions. Remember to send  a head/shouders picuture with the application and the printout from Toastmasters International of the offices you have held.

Candidate-Nomination-Form-2018 Candidate-Nomination-Form-2018 (pdf) (doc) – District 26 form to complete to nominated a member or to self-nominate for any District position

Candidate-Experience-Form-2018 Candidate-Experience-Form-2018 (pdf) (doc) – District 26 form which all candidates complete

Officer Agreement & Release Form – all candidates for District officer and leaders positions complete

Office Descriptions

Call for Nominations – information about District Officer qualifications and responsibilities.

If you have questions about the nomination process, feel free to reach out to IPDD Darryle Brown at IPDD1718@D26Leaders.org

D26 Members

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