District 10 Weekly Update
Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Contents:
  • District Director Corner
  • Covid-19 Update - Trio Message
  • President's Town Hall - NEW!
  • Reminder - Area Director Visits to Club
  • Looking for More Speaking Opportunities?
  • District Leadership Candidacy Town Hall and Office Hours
  • Program Quality Director Corner
  • Makeup Club Officer Training
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Club Growth Director Corner
  • Membership Dues Renewal
  • Leadership Interest Survey
  • District Public Relations Corner
  • Get Noticed
District Director Corner
Alicia Smith-Kirk, DTM
District Director
District 10

Office Hours - Alicia's Zoom Link
1st Monday, 11 AM - 1 PM
3rd Thursday, 5 PM - 7 PM

Meeting ID: 910 0884 2438
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“Here we are, with tremendous opportunity before us. I challenge you to get to work to bring us up to a higher level of service. Let us share with others the benefits we have gained for ourselves.”
~ Dr. Ralph Smedley, Founder Toastmasters International
Covid-19 Update - Trio Message
Please see the COVID-19 Update message on our District page.
Alicia Smith-Kirk, DTM
District Director
Tricia Spayer, DTM
Program Quality Director
Bob Churilla, DTM
Club Growth Director
President's Town Hall - NEW!
Let's Continue the Conversation!

Are you a current Club President?

We invite all Club Presidents to network and join the ongoing conversation about successes, challenges, and solutions while leading together.

When: Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Fill out this jotform for your club (if no one has done so yet).

Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting and an option to add to your calendar.
Reminder - Area Director Visits to Clubs
Club Officers please note, November 30 is the Toastmasters International deadline for Area Directors to visit clubs and submit their visit report to TI. Many of our Area Directors have already visited their clubs and submitted their reports; however, some are still in-progress.

We encourage Club Officers to contact your Area Director and schedule a club visit and/or provide additional information for their Area Director Club Visit Reports. 

Looking for More Speaking Opportunities?
Join a District Committee and Speak More

Through various District Committees, members and District leaders work together and build effective teams that support the District and enhance the quality of the member experience. 
  • Audit Committee
  • Alignment Committee
  • Credentials Committee
  • Web Team Committee
To learn more about these Leadership Opportunities, contact our District Director at districtdirector@district10.org.
District Leadership Candidacy
Town Hall and Office Hours
Sravanthi Vallampati, DTM
District 10 District Leader Committee Chair
Immediate Past District Director

Office Hours Zoom Link
  • November 20 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • November 20 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • December 11 - 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Meeting ID: 995 4610 5152
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Your time, talents, and energies are bound to find their fitting match in the many leadership opportunities that are available to you in the 2021-2022 year. Learn about them now.

Town Hall - Friday, December 4 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Find Resources
  • Bring your questions 
  • Walk through Leadership Application (for all elected positions)

Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Elected Positions: District Director, Program Quality Director, Club Growth Director and 5 Division Directors (one per Division) 

Stretch your leadership learning!

Applications are due 12/15/2020 to dlc@district10.org.

Program Quality Director Corner
Tricia Spayer, DTM
Program Quality Director
District 10
Attention all Clubs! Choose your International Speech and/or Tall Tales Speech Competitors before December 31, 2020 to participate in the Area Speech Contests.
Required Club Officer Training - Round 2 for
Distinguished Club Program (DCP) Credit
Why attend training again? Round 2 is different than Round 1. You get to catch up with your peers. Find out how to successfully complete your year. Learn from other clubs! And it’s required!

Attendance at any of the upcoming Club Officer Training sessions hosted by our Division Directors counts toward your club's DCP credit.

If you attended Toastmasters Leadership Institute Club Officer Training - Round 2 on November 7, please fill out the Evaluation Form here.
Registrations are OPEN!
Catherine Peterson, DTM
Southern Division Director
Saturday, December 5, 2020
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM (UTC-4)
Emmanuel Agbovi, DTM
Central Division Director
Saturday, December 12, 2020
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM (UTC-4)
Rachel Kresge, DTM
Northern Division Director
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (UTC-4)
Preeti Venkataramani, SR3
Eastern Division Director
Sunday, January 24, 2021
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (UTC-4)
Mark Meisner, IP2
Western Division Director
Thursday, February 11, 2021
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (UTC-4)
Volunteer Opportunities
Looking for opportunities to volunteer or need to apply one of these to a Pathways Project, especially level 4 or 5?

We’re looking for help with:
  • Zoom hosting, zoom co-hosting, timers for the upcoming contest season.
  • Contest specialists: trainers and coordinators
  • Virtual Conference planning, including Conference Co-Chair

Contact programquality@district10.org to get started.
Club Growth Director Corner
Bob Churilla, DTM
Club Growth Director
District 10
Membership Dues Renewal
We are still reminding clubs to get their dues renewal payments in. This is important for your club to be in good standing with Toastmasters International. If you need any help we are here to help and answer any questions you have.

Interested in serving in other District areas?
Fill out the Leader Interest Survey.
District Leadership will be in contact!
Public Relations Corner
Sandra Orland, DL5, EC5
Public Relations Manager
District 10
Sharon Stadul, DTM
Newsletter Editor
District 10
Does your Toastmasters club, Area, or Division have a great story to tell? Reach out to us to be featured in our next Quarterly Newsletter.
Fun Public Relations Facts!
Did you know you can post your news on your club's Facebook page then share it to District 10's Facebook Group? We will be sure to share content as long as it is related to and appropriate for all Toastmasters.

Get Noticed on Social Media!
Elevate Facebook post visibility for your club events by inviting members to Like, Comment, and Share! Facebook places a rating on all content posted. The more activity, the higher rating Facebook will place on your post - making it more visible to more people. This simple activity would keep your posts in their social media feed.
Visit the District Calendar for more information: https://district10.org/upcoming-events/

Sandra Orland, DL5, EC5
Public Relations Manager
District 10 - Region 6
Toastmasters International
2020-2021