Published on June 29, 2014
What is Toastmasters?What is Toastmasters?
Outline Overview Educational Programs Value Meeting Roles Club Officers
Established in 1924 More than 292,000 members in over 14,350 clubs in 122 countries around the world Facts and Figures 2
Learn-by-doing workshops Weekly practice: Filling meeting roles Giving prepared or impromptu speeches Volunteering for leadership roles No instructor How Toastmasters Works 3
The ToastmastersThe Toastmasters Educational ProgramEducational Program 4
Educational System 5
First two manuals when you join
Speech organization Eye contact Gestures Use of humor Delivery The Communication Track 6
Choose from 15 advanced communication manuals to learn skills specific to your interests. The Advanced Communication Series 7
Fulfill club meeting roles Serve in officer roles at the club level and beyond The Leadership Track 8
Developing a vision Goal setting and planning Developing plans and strategies Team building The Advanced Leadership Program 9
ValueValue 1 0
1 1 “Ours is the only organization I know dedicated to the individual.” – Dr. Ralph C. Smedley Founder of Toastmasters International
Practical presentation experience A safe place to make mistakes and learn Mentorship opportunities Toastmasters Advantages 1 2
A self-paced program Weekly, bi-weekly or monthly interactive meetings Impromptu speaking opportunities Peer evaluations Participation in leadership through meeting roles Personal attention in small group setting Affordable dues Opportunities to lead meetings Features 1 3
Develop critical-thinking skills Build listening skills Give and receive constructive feedback Become more confident in front of a group Learn time-management skills Benefit from a supportive environment Develop leadership skills Benefits 1 4
Unlimited personal growth Clear communication skills Self-confidence Positive mentoring relationships Improved leadership skills Relationship building Individual Value 1 5
– Debbi Fields Rose Founder, Mrs. Field’s Cookies 1 6 “The idea of getting in front of a group, not as Mrs. Fields but as Debbi, made my knees shake. But the Toastmasters group understood. Here’s a place where you can learn, grow, develop — and where other people are doing and feeling the same thing.”
Chris Matthews, Author and journalist, host of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews Tim Allen, Actor, star of television series Home Improvement Tom Peters, Management expert and author K.C. Jones, Former NBA basketball coach for Boston Celtics Linda Lingle, Former governor of Hawaii James Lovell, Former NASA astronaut; missions include Apollo 13 Debbi Fields Rose, Founder, Mrs. Fields Cookies Leonard Nimoy, Actor, Spock from T.V. series Star Trek Well-known Toastmasters Alumni 1 7
– Linda Lingle Former governor of Hawaii 1 8 “Toastmasters is the best and least expensive personal improvement class you can go to.”
22,000 KRW: New member fee ($20) 39,000 KRW: Six months’ membership dues ($36) 6,000 KRW: Six months’ club fee Total = 67,000 KRW at the first Club Charter Fee: $125 Costs 1 9
Membership period (4-9, 10-3) At this point, 22,000 KRW: New member fee ($20) 19,500 KRW: 3 months’ membership dues 3,000 KRW: 3 months’ club fee 6,500 KRW: Club Charter Fee Total: 51,000 KRW (3 months: July to September) Costs 1 9
Low-cost communication and leadership training Practical experience Confidence building Networking Constructive evaluations Why is Toastmasters for You? 2 0
Meeting RolesMeeting Roles 1 0
Meeting Roles Presiding Officer - Usually the Club President, or next highest officer available, opens and closes the meeting and presides over the business meeting. Toastmaster - The emcee or host of the meeting, runs the main meeting and introduces the Prepared Speakers. Word Master/Grammarian - Presents the 'word of the day', provides a definition and use of the word in a sentence, Counts grammatical Errors and keeps a record of who uses the Word of the Day, correctly.
Meeting Roles Timer - Times prepared speeches, table topics and evaluators Ah Counter - Counts verbal pauses, such as: ah, um, so, er, you know, well, and but. Table Topics Master - Leads the impromptu portion of the meeting. Selects members to participate and provides them a topic. Table Topics Speaker – Speaks on an impromptu topic given by the Table Topics Master, 1-2 minutes.
Meeting Roles Prepared Speaker - Gives a speech using one of the manual projects. Usually 5-7 minutes, varies based on the project requirements. General Evaluator - Leads the evaluation portion of the meeting. Speech Evaluator - Evaluates a prepared speech. Provides a written evaluation using the speaker’s manual evaluation page. Provides corrective feedback to the Speaker in a 2-3 minute verbal evaluation.
Regular Meeting Agenda Invocation Sergent-at-Arms opens meeting, introduce President President Opening Any announcement, introduce guests Toastmasters introduction Word Master/Grammarian Ah-Counter Timer General Evaluator (GE) Prepared Speakers: 3 speeches (5-7 min. per each speech) Table Topic Master Creates stimulating questions for 1-2 min. answer
Regular Meeting Agenda Evaluation Session by GE Evaluators (2-3 min per each evaluation) Timer Report Word Master/Grammarian Report Ah-Counter Report GE to evaluate the meeting in general Award Presentation: Best Speaker, Evaluator, Table Topic President Closing Announcement, guest comments, and role sign-up for the next meeting
Club OfficersClub Officers 1 0
Club Officers:Club Officers: President (PRES) Assures that all officers are handling their duties for each meeting and for the club future. Opens and closes each meeting. Set a positive tone for every meeting. Introduce guest at the beginning of the meeting. Coordinate with the district officers on items related to the club. Guide the Club officers in setting and tracing Distinguished Club Program Goals.
Club Officers:Club Officers: Vice-President Education (VPE) Schedule all meeting roles. Plan any special meetings. Track individual member communication and leadership progress. Oversee the Club Mentor Program. Orient new members. Handle all of the President’s duties when necessary.
Club Officers:Club Officers: Vice-President Membership (VPM) Greet all guests at the meeting. Talk to guests about the benefits of Toastmasters. Talk to them about the meeting structure and introduce them to the presiding officer. Follow up with guests and assist new members in completing the Membership Application.
Club Officers:Club Officers: Vice-President Public Relations (VPPR) Promote the club in various ways to attract new club members. Work with VPM to sign-up new members. Maintain the clubs website and provide a monthly newsletter to keep members informed of all appropriate information
Club Officers:Club Officers: Secretary (SEC) Maintain a roster of current club members. Handle all club correspondence with Toastmasters International. Inputs the Club Officers list or any changes on-line to Toastmasters International. Take the minutes of each meeting and distribute them to the club members. Take and distribute the minutes of the Executive Officers meeting. Remind the presiding officer of any pending club business.
Club Officers:Club Officers: Treasurer (TRES) Collect club dues and new member fees and pay them to Toastmasters International immediately. Prepare and monitor a club yearly budget. Arrange for a yearly audit. File yearly E-postcard (Form 990-N) with the IRS. Provide a monthly Treasurer’s report to the Executive officers board. Order supplies as required.
Club Officers:Club Officers: Sergeant-At-Arms (SAA) Arrange meeting room reservations, assure that the room is available for the upcoming meeting. Assure that club supplies are present at all club meetings. Set up the meeting room prior to each meeting. Notify Treasurer when any club supplies need to be ordered. Greet guests. Open each meeting, introduce the presiding officer.
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