Nominations for Trio and Division Directors

Deadline for District Leader Nominations to be submitted was 15th December 2016 however you can now declare your intention to run as a floor candidate as per below or by emailing ipdd@toastmasters.org.nz in order to take part in the candidates showcase on Friday 12th May at the District Conference.  Should you wish to be a part of the showcase, your nomination, complete with all paperwork must be submitted to Carol Mitchell, email address above no later than close of business (5pm) Wednesday 10th May 2017.

Serving as a District Leader is a great responsibility, but an exciting opportunity to further develop your communication and leadership skills.  The District Leadership Committee (DLC) is seeking Nominations for the roles of Division Director, Club Growth Director, Programme Quality Director and District Director. 

Area Director nominations are to be sent to District Director David Templeman DTM at director@toastmasters.org.nz

Please click on the links below for more details.

District Leader Qualifications and Responsibilities

For further information about these roles, please refer to the District Leadership Handbook and the District Administrative Bylaws, Article VII: Officers in the Toastmasters International Governing Documents.

See the Toastmasters International Website for the Elections Toolkit.

First call for Nominations for District Officers for 2017-18 were to be submitted by 15th December 2016 as required this year by Toastmasters International.

If you know of someone you feel would make a suitable candidate, or would like to nominate yourself, please complete the following paperwork

From the candidate themselves

Both Submissions should be made to the District Leadership Committee Chair Carol Mitchell at ipdd@toastmasters.org.nz.

Deadline for candidates to declare intent to run was Thursday 15th December 2016.

Nominations without all the required paperwork will not be accepted and the nominator will be advised of this.

Late nominations will not be accepted.

After this date, the DLC will contact candidates to arrange interviews and will seek out other candidates as appropriate.

The final report of the DLC will be circulated to District Council members 4 weeks prior to the District Council meeting in May 2017, when voting will take place.

Any questions, please contact the Committee Chair Carol Mitchell.

Floor Candidates

Floor candidates may declare their intent to run after the DLC results have been announced.

At the District Council elections, the following procedure will be followed in respect of floor candidates for the roles of District Director, Programme Quality Director, Club Growth Director, and Division Director.

For each office, the District Director inquires whether there are additional nominations from the floor.

1.    Floor candidates or, in their absence, their designees state their eligibility qualifications.

2.    Floor candidates must be nominated by a member of the district council or their proxyholder.

3.    Floor candidates provide a signed the Officer Agreement and Release Statement

Appointed District Leadership Team Roles

The following roles are appointed by the incoming District Director – Public Relations Manager, Finance Manager and Administration Manager.  If you would like to find out more about these roles, please contact any of the current District Trio or Carol Mitchell.