District 123 Elections

District leader elections are held during the Annual Meeting of the District Council at the District conference. Find Nominated Candidates For 2024-2025 and The District Leadership Committee nominations information.

Nominated Candidate District Director

Nominated Mark Blackmore, DTM

Mark Blackmore, DL5

Bio

Nominated Candidates Program Quality Director

Nominated Sudah Datta, DTM

Sudah Datta, DTM

Bio
Nominated Mark Blackmore, DTM

Heather Drakes, DTM

Bio
Nominated Diane Paton - Sutherland, DTM

Diane Paton – Sutherland, DTM

Bio
Nominated Cynthia Scott, DTM

Cynthia Scott, PM5

Bio
Nominated Mark Blackmore, DTM

Madhukar Shahi, TC1

Bio

Nominated Candidates Club Growth Director

Nominated Cynthia Scott, DTM

Cynthia Scott, PM5

Bio
Nominated Mark Blackmore, DTM

Madhukar Shahi, TC1

Bio

Nominated Candidates For Division Directors

Nominated Brigitte Obregon

Division – A

Brigitte Obregon

Bio
Nominated Diane Paton - Sutherland, DTM

Division – B

Donald Coore

Bio
Nominated Mark Blackmore, DTM

Division – C

David Gadallah

Bio
Nominated Jennifer Lou

Division – D

Jennifer Lou

Bio
Nominated Anjola Olubuyide

Division – E

Anjola Olubuyide

Bio
Nominated Amin Mali

Division – G

Amin Mali

Bio
Nominated Mary Lou Ahsan

Division – M

Mary Lou Ahsan

Bio
Nominated Julie Visentin

Division – N

Julie Visentin

Bio

Nominations Closed

District leader elections are held during the Annual Meeting of the District Council at District conference. Have you thought about taking the next step in your Toastmasters leadership journey? If so, now is the time to consider serving as a District Leader for the 2024-2025 Toastmaster year.

The District Leadership Committee is looking for applications for the following elected positions:

  • District Director
  • Program Quality Director
  • Club Growth Director
  • Division Directors (A,B,C,D,E,G,M,N)

The District Leadership Committee is also looking for applications for the following appointed positions:

  • Public Relations Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Administration Manager
  • Area Directors and Other Appointed Positions

Please review the following documents to fully understand the “District Leader Qualifications and Responsibilities” prior to submitting your application package to the DLC Chair [email protected]

The application package must contain the following documents:

  1. Candidate Application
  2. District Leader Nominating Form (you can self-nominate)
  3. District Officer Biographical Information
  4. District Leader Agreement and Release Statement
  5. Professional Headshot

Refer to the following:

Elections Tool Kit

 

District Leadership Committee (DLC) Chair

District Leadership Committee (DLC) Chair

Jacklyn A. Payne, PDD PRA DTM

The District Leadership Committee is charged with nominating candidates for District office. The purpose of the Committee is to find the best-qualified candidates possible to serve as District leaders.

Email DLC Chair

Dates and Deadlines

Jan 15, 2024 

The deadline for candidates to apply for elected positions is January 15, 2024.

March 31, 2024

Individuals interested in being considered for Public Relations Manager, Administration Manager, Finance Manager, Area Director, or other appointed positions may submit applications until March 31st, 2024.
All forms are listed in the application package.

Four (4) weeks prior to the election date

DLC report and biographical forms are emailed to all members of the District Council and posted on the District website.

Eligible floor candidates shall declare their intent to run in writing to the District Director after the DLC report has been published and at least seven (7) days prior to the Annual Bussiness Meeting of the District Council on May 4, 2024

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