May 2, 2022
Toastmasters.org site will be
down May 7 and 8
and should be restored May 9, 2022
MEET THE CANDIDATES FOR DISTRICT LEADERSHIP 2022-2023
Candidates Showcase: Recorded 10-minute interviews with all the
candidates will be available soon; in the meantime, you can read candidate biographies at: aztoastmasters.org/candidate/.
District Council members will vote on the 2022-2023 District Leaders at the District Council Meeting.
VIRTUAL DISTRICT COUNCIL MEETING - TUESDAY, MAY 17
Virtual District Council Meeting (DCM) Tuesday, May 17, 5 pm to 7
Club presidents and VPs of education, as members of the District Council, are requested to attend and represent their club at the District Council meeting. We need a quorum to elect next year’s district officers and conduct other business. Proxies are not allowed for virtual meetings. Please note that this year's meeting is being held on the Tuesday before
RISE UP – CELEBRATE YOUR SUMMIT!
at District 3 Conference May 20 - 21, 2022
COUNTDOWN TO – A weekend of fun and camaraderie with fellow Toastmasters and friends. Celebrate your achievements and hear from 3 inspiring keynote speakers about what you can achieve by taking it to the next
Just 4 days left to purchase IN-PERSON tickets - Get inspired during live educational sessions, network with fellow Toastmasters, share in the celebration of achievements, and cheer for
your 2022 division speech contest winners as they compete in the District Table Topics and International Speech Contests. May 6, 2022 is the last day to purchase any in-person ticket for Conference.
Virtual Conference tickets must be purchased by 11:30 pm on May 19, 2022.
Virtual tickets solely for the district contests may be purchased up until shortly before each contest begins. Virtual
International Contest tickets will be available up to 7 pm on May 21st.
OUTSTANDING TOASTMASTER OF THE YEAR (OTMOTY)
Deadline to Submit Nominations – July 1, 2022
Nominations for Outstanding Club Member (OCM) are complete and separate from OTMOTY. It’s time to consider your OTMOTY nomination. You could nominate your OCM or yourself.
Each year, the District recognizes a Toastmaster whose dedication and commitment has significantly served their Club, Area, Division or District. To nominate someone for this award or yourself, complete and submit the online form. It will be reviewed by the committee, and the winner will be announced at the annual awards celebration.
Outstanding Area Director of the Year (OADOTY) and Outstanding Division Director of the Year (ODvDOTY) awards deadline for nominations is July 1, 2022.
Each year, all Area Directors and Division Directors in good standing and completing their term of service are eligible. To submit someone for this award (even yourself), complete and submit the form. It will be reviewed by the committee, and the winner will be announced at the annual awards celebration.
CAREER & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT EVENT
June 4, 2022 from 9 am to 1 pm
CLUB INCENTIVES DEADLINE JUNE 1, 2022
Pay It Forward – May and June are PIF months
Help a club by Paying It Forward. Go to https://aztoastmasters.org/pay-it-forward/ for guidelines. Contact a club on the list, attend their meeting, complete the reporting form, and be eligible for prizes.
Distinguished Club Program (DCP) – The first 50 clubs to achieve
Distinguished status by June 1 will receive a $50 TI gift certificate. VPs of Education, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BEAT THE CLOCK: MAY 1 – JUNE 30
Toastmasters International Membership Building Program
Clubs adding five new, dual or reinstated members between May 1 and June 30 will receive a Beat the Clock ribbon to
display on your club's banner.
MAY LUNCH & LEARN WEBINARS
Mark it on your calendar – make it a lunch date!
“The Struggle is REAL:
Learning a Second Language” - May 27, 2022
Lunch & Learn webinar videos
available on YouTube - recent sessions click HERE
“How to give Evaluations in Real Life” presented by Jovita Robertson
“Stepping Up to Leadership” presented by Nancy Starr-Cassidy
DISTRICT 3 EVENTS CALENDAR
Promote your event on the District 3 Events
Calendar. Visit the calendar to view events and training opportunities. Go to https://aztoastmasters.org/events/. Here's a quick look ahead:
- 5/2 Saguaro Toastmasters Open House MORE INFO
- 5/2 ElectionBuddy Training for DC Members MORE INFO
- 5/6 LAST DAY FOR IN-PERSON CONFERENCE TICKETS MORE
- 5/7 Think Tank Toastmasters presents Kentucky Derby Open House MORE INFO
- 5/13 Lunch & Learn – Find Your Voice MORE
- 5/19 LAST DAY FOR VIRTUAL CONFERENCE TICKETS MORE INFO
- 5/20 - 5/21 DISTRICT 3 CONFERENCE MORE INFO
- 5/27 Lunch & Learn – The Struggle is REAL: Learning a Second Language MORE INFO
- 5/1 - 6/30 Beat the Clock Membership Campaign MORE INFO
Your 2021-2022 District Leadership Trio
District Director David Hopper, DTM
Program Quality Director Karen Hewitt, DTM
Club Growth Director DJ Reed, DTM
Join: Facebook members group
Listen: Grand Canyon Echoes podcast
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