• 2024-2025 District Leadership Candidates

    2024-2025 District Leadership Candidates

    In accordance with Article VII, Section (b) of the District Administrative Bylaws, the District Leadership Committee, comprised of one representative from each Division. Central Division – David Moore                                                East Division – Linda Robinson      South Division – Bob Gorby West Division – Randy Kleinman                               North Division – Victoria Noethling The committee has nominated the following candidates…

  • Club Open Houses

    Club Open Houses

    Upcoming Club Open Houses in Founder’s District Founder’s District clubs are holding special events and guests are very welcome to attend to learn how Toastmasters can boost your confidence and communication and leadership skills for life and work!

  • Club Spotlight

    Club Spotlight

    Founder’s District has started a Club Spotlight series which involves getting know to clubs that are celebrating their club anniversaries this month. In Feb. ’24, we are spotlighting Water Meeters Toastmasters – Chartered Feb. 1, 1987! In the 1980’s the quality of IRWD’s presentations did not always reflect the expertise of our employees. Recognizing the need…

  • Member Spotlight

    Member Spotlight

    Founder’s District has started a Member Spotlight series which involves getting to know members from different clubs, especially strong contributors who make a difference in their club/s. Meet Founder’s District member, Bob Gorby! March 2024 More than half a century ago, in August 1973, Bob Gorby joined Pacific Coast Toastmasters/D1 in San Pedro, CA. Later…

  • District Conference

    District Conference

    Conference registration OPEN! Out of the gate at 9am!  Saturday, May 4, 2024 (Hybrid) 9am – 4pm PT Venue: Center for Spiritual Living 1201 Puerta Del Sol, San Clemente, CA 92673 Exciting keynote speakers, Communication & Leadership Award, Contests, Derby Hat contest, horse races, Derby-style luncheon and more! Get ready for a day of high stakes and fun!…

  • 2023-2024 Speech Contests Registration (hybrid)

    2023-2024 Speech Contests Registration (hybrid)

    Founder’s District Evaluation and International Speech contests – Registration is required in advance. **Contest Registration – click on the links below to register** Attendance tickets – online $5; in person $7 Registration closes 8pm the day before each contest. Area Contests – OLLI at UCI – Osher Lifelong Learning Institute & via Zoom Division Contests…

  • 2024-2025 District Leader Nominations Now Open

    2024-2025 District Leader Nominations Now Open

    Founder’s District is seeking nominations for the positions of District Director, Program Quality Director, Club Growth Director, and Division Directors.  Applications for the elected positions are due by February 28, 2024. All applicants must submit the Leader Nominating Form, Officer Agreement, District Officer Biographical Form and photo of themselves, to the District Leadership Chair. If you have questions, contact District Leadership…

  • Canva Resources

    Canva Resources

    Canva ‘how-to’ videos for VPPRs: ​a. Complete CANVA guide to create Toastmasters brand compliant designs. Split into 25 chapters for different tools. (41 mins) b. Save your Brand Palette in CANVA Free account. – YouTube (4 mins) – (please note this video shows the old brand color palette – the bright red Pantone 1795 is no longer a…

  • Founder’s District Meetup

    Founder’s District Meetup

    All Founder’s District clubs are invited to join the Founder’s District Meetup account and take advantage of this popular events platform.  What is Meetup?Meetup is an app and online social networking portal that helps people find others who share our same interests. Toastmasters clubs around the world have been successfully using Meetup to help prospective members…

  • Earn a Distinguished Toastmaster Designation: Starting a New Toastmasters Club

    Earn a Distinguished Toastmaster Designation: Starting a New Toastmasters Club

    Earning the prestigious Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) designation is a significant achievement within the Toastmasters International program. It represents the highest level of accomplishment and leadership within the organization. One of the most impactful ways to reach this esteemed designation is by starting a new Toastmasters club. Why Start a New Toastmasters Club? Starting a new…