District 123 Annual Awards

In the consideration of a recipient for all the District awards, the selection committee evaluates the number of qualifications earned during the year. Other factors, such as exemplifying the Toastmaster values of Integrity, Respect, Service and Excellence, are also taken into consideration and play a major role in the decision.

Club President of the Year Award

This award is based on the performance of the Club President and their contribution to the development and growth of the individual members as reflected in the Distinguished Club Program.

In order to be considered for this award, a minimum of 4 club officers must have been trained in each of the 2 training periods, and a minimum of 8 members must have paid their dues on time; with a minimum 3 of whom have to be renewals.

Area Director of the Year Award

This award is based on the Area performance and the Director’s individual contributions to that achievement. It will further reflect their dedication, commitment and leadership towards the achievement of club goals and District mission, as well as the factors shown. 

In order to be considered for this award, the Area Success Plan must have been submitted on time, and 75% of all club visit reports need to have been complete on time.

Division Director of the Year Award

This award is based on the Division performance and the Director’s individual contributions to that achievement. It will further reflect their dedication, commitment and leadership towards the achievement of club goals and District mission, as well as the factors shown.

 

Toastmaster of the Year Award

Awarded annually to a Toastmaster who best exemplifies Toastmasters International values in supporting the District mission.  The Toastmaster of the Year will excel in a variety of communication, leadership, educational, marketing and public relations activities. 

Current members of the District Executive Committee shall not be eligible for this award.

 

Exemplary Service Award

Similar to the George Keenan/Douglas Barclay awards

This award is intended to honour a Past District Officer who continues to serve the District in various capacities, both visible and behind-the-scenes, as well as promoting Toastmasters within the District and beyond. 

The last District Office held by the candidate must be a minimum of 3 years prior to the date the award is presented.

 

Community Service Award 

This award is intended to honour a Toastmaster who has made substantial and wide spread contributions to the well-being of their local community as a result of utilizing their Toastmasters training in communications and leadership. 

In addition to being a member in good standing of a club in good standing within the district for no less than 3 years, the recipient should be a distinguished leader or outstanding speaker within the community. Members who are currently serving on the District Executive Team shall not be eligible for this award.

Communications & Leadership Award

This award is intended to honour a non-Toastmaster who has made substantial contributions to the well-being of the local community in the areas of communications and leadership. The recipient should be a distinguished leader or outstanding speaker within that community.

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