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A brief presentation on the Toastmasters Distinguished Club Program aimed at Club Officers and members to help them set their goals for a successful Toastmasters experience in 2014-2015

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  1. 1. The Distinguished Club Program 242
  2. 2. What it Is 1 • A simple system of goals and measures for a successful club • Closely aligned to the benefits sought by members •Uniform across the world
  3. 3. What it Isn't (or shouldn’t be) 1 • A chore for club or Area officers • An end in itself • Demotivational
  4. 4. What are the Goals? Education: Members who have the opportunity to earn education awards are reaching their goals. Membership: When new members join, everyone’s experience is enhanced because your club has enough members to provide leadership and fill meeting and committee assignments. Training: Trained club officers are better able to serve and support your club because they know how best to fulfil their roles. Administration: Fulfilling administrative duties, including submitting information on time, helps your club run more smoothly, which benefits members. 1
  5. 5. How does it Work? Running from 1 July to 30 June, a club has the opportunity to early a maximum for 10 points. A club with 5 points is known as a Distinguished Club A club with 7 points is known as a Select Distinguished Club A club with 9 points is known as a President’s Distinguished Club 1
  6. 6. How does a Club earn Points? Education & Leadership (6 points) Two Competent Communication Awards gives 1 point Two more Competent Communication Awards gives 1 point An Advanced Communication Award gives 1 point An additional Advanced Communication Award gives 1 point A Competent or Advanced Leadership or Distinguished Toastmaster Award gives 1 point An additional Competent or Advanced Leadership or Distinguished Toastmaster Award gives 1 point 1
  7. 7. How does a Club earn Points? Membership Development (2 points) Four New members gives 1 point Four more New members gives 1 point (a club needs to have a minimum of 20 members or to have added 5 new members to be “Distinguished”) 1
  8. 8. How does a Club earn Points? Training (1 point) Four Club Officers need to attend each of the two Club Officer Training sessions (July & January) 1
  9. 9. How does a Club earn Points? Administration (1 point) Payments for renewing members need to be submitted to World Headquarters on time (October 10 and April 10) A list of next year’s Club Officers needs to be submitted to WHQ before June 30* *the outgoing Leadership Team is responsible for this 1
  10. 10. Resources to help Clubs •Club Success Plan •Area Governor and Assistant AG •Moments of Truth program •Certificates, ribbons, badges, charts. 1

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