We are now accepting nominations for elected and appointed District Officer positions for District 4.  Note that self-nominations are accepted and encouraged.  Candidates for elected positions must declare their intension to run by January 31, 2020.  Elections will be conducted at the May 15, 2021 District Council Meeting and appointments will be made by the elected District Director.

See the tabs below for full role details, application instructrions and important dates/deadlines. 

 

For role descriptions and qualifications, refer to the Call for Nominations.  See the following links for more details on each of the District Executive Committe (DEC) officer roles and competencies.

Elected Positions

Candidates for elected positions (District Director, Program Quality Director, Club Growth Director, Public Relations Manager, and Division Directors) must declare intention to run and submit the forms below by January 31, 2021 and attend District Leadership Committee (DLC) nominating interviews.  Interviews will be held in February. More details will be sent those who receive an interview.  Please email forms and any questions to Kitzzy Avilés at D4leaders@d4tm.org.

Elections for elected positions will be held at the Annual Conference on May 15, 2021.

Additional Info: Toastmasters International District Nominations Schedule

Important Changes to the Nomination Process
Changes were made in 2019 to Toastmasters International Policy and Protocol concerning district elections.  Some of the changes are shown here.  Refer to District Administrative Bylaws Article VII Officers and Protocol 9.0: District Campaigns and Elections for complete details.  An FAQ concerning Protocol 9 anong with Candidate Campaign Guidelines are provided on the Toastmasters Internaltional Elections Toolkit webpage.

  • All candidates, including floor candidates, for the offices of District Director, Program Quality Director, Club Growth Director and Division Director must be evaluated by the District Leadership Committee.
  • Candidates who are evaluated but not nominated by the District Leadership Committee (DLC) may run as a floor candidate as long as they make their intention know in writing to the DLC chair no later than one week before the election.

Appointed Positions

Candidates for appointed positions (District Administration Manager, Finance Manager, and Area Directors) must submit their nomination form and release by May 31,  2021. Please email forms and any questions to Kitzzy Avilés at D4leaders@d4tm.org. Candidates may nominate themselves or be nominated by another person. Appointments will be made by the newly-elected District Director in early June.

 

DATE EVENT OR DEADLINE
January 31, 2021

Deadline to declare intent to run for candidates of elected positions. Email the following completed forms to DLC Chair Kitzzy Avilés at D4leaders@d4tm.org.

February 2021 (TBD) District Leadership Committee (DLC) interviews candidates for elected positions. Note that floor candidates must also be interviewed. 
April 3, 2021 DLC notifies District Director of nominated candidates
April 17, 2021 DLC report and biographical forms posted on the District website and notice with page link emailed to members of District Council.
May 5, 2021 Deadline for eligible floor candidates (candidates evaluated by DLC but not nominated) to declare their intent to run in writing to the DLC Chair (after the DLC report has been published and at least one week prior to the annual District Council Meeting).
May 15, 2021 Election conducted at District Council Meeting 
May 31, 2021

Deadline for candidates of appointed positions to email the following completed forms to DLC Chair Kitzzy Avilés at D4leaders@d4tm.org.

June/July 2021 (TBD) Mandatory training for all elected and appointed officers.  These are two different trainings and officers must attend both.