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Welcome to the District 2 Toastmasters Website!

Toastmasters Insternationalis the right choice for improving your communication and leadership skills! This is the place to get hands-on, face-to-face suggestions for improvement – in a friendly practice environment. At Toastmasters, you will learn to relax, plan, and present a terrific speech – whether you have ten days to prepare or just ten seconds. In 180+ clubs of District 2 you can learn and practice with people who are there for the same reason you are – to become better communicators with more effective leadership skills. Visit a Toastmasters club, and discover why Toastmasters is the right choice for you!


  • Proxies for the Annual Business Meeting

    Proxies for the Annual Business Meeting

    Thank you if you’ve already gone online to assign or delegate your club’s proxy with Toastmasters International. Whether you assign your club’s proxy to me, as District Governor, or you have someone else carrying your club’s proxy, you MUST GO ONLINE and enter the information.

    ROXY VOTES – EITHER club president or secretary must do this to have your club’s vote count at the Business Meeting on Saturday, August 23, 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Please let me know the topics you’d like for me to research, or questions you’d like me to ask, while I attend the International Convention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Thank you in advance for your attention to this matter.

    Here are the steps to assign your proxy:

    1.       Log In to Toastmasters International Website using you user ID and password

    2.       Click the red box for Club Central (left hand side of page)

    3.       Click on your club’s name

    4.       The next screen should say Conduct Club Business with a list of options.

    5.        Look for Assign/Delegate Club Proxy

    6.        Click on this option and fill it out.

    Thank you for taking time to complete your club’s proxy!
    For frequently asked questions, please click here.

  • Of the Year Awards

    Of the Year Awards,

    NOW is the time to recognize the BEST in District 2.  Nominations are now open for the 2013-2014 “Of the Year” Awards to be presented at the District 2 2014 Fall Conference (Lynnwood Convention Center, November 15, 2014).

    DEADLINE:  August 10, 2014.  Please assist me by sharing this email with other members of your clubs.  There will be articles in the upcoming issues of D2Dispatch and STARBURST, with information on the d2tm.org website. Please submit your nominations to  sandy.malone85@gmail.com.

    Click the link below to open the nomination forms for the following “Of the Year Awards”:

     

    Sincerely,

    Sandy Malone | DTM | Immediate Past District Governor

  • Election Results from District 2 Council Meeting on May 10, 2014

    District 2 Trio for 2014-2015

    District Governor

    Sandy Marshall, DTM

    District Lt. Governor Education & Training

    Ann deMarrais, DTM

    District Lt. Governor Marketing

    Todd Cudaback, ACS ALB

     District 2 – Division Governors for 2014-2015

    Division A Governor

    Caroline Barlow

    Division B Governor

    Lance English, ACB ALB

    Division C Governor

    Hoa Vu, ACS ALB

    Division D Governor

    Marilyn Williams-Jordan, CC CL

    Division E Governor

    Pat Sultan, CC ALB

    Division F Governor

    Michelle White, CC ALB

    Division G Governor

    Jane Hunt, CC ALB

     

  • Why you need Cultural Intelligence? (May 2014 – TI Magazine article)

    Click here to read more on Toastmasters Magazine...

  • 2014 Fall Conference – Laugh and Learn!

    Fall Conference Open for Registration!!!!

    November 15th, 2014

    Lynnwood Conference Center Click HERE to Register NOW!!!

     

    If you like to laugh, and want to learn how to make others laugh then this is the conference for you. We are dedicating the whole conference to humor, comedy, and improvisational speaking. Imagine, 12 hours of non-stop laughing and humorous edutainment. The theme for the conference is

     Gelotology – Laugh and Learn (from the Greek gelos, meaning laughter) is the study of laughter and its effects on the body, from a psychological and physiological perspective.

    Our Keynote SpeakerJUDY CARTERJudy is an author (The Comedy Bible, The Measure of You), speaking coach, and humorist. Her message of using comedy techniques to decrease cubicle stress makes Carter an in-demand speaker for Fortune 500 companies where her keynotes entertain and inspire.

    Judy’s been featured on over 100 TV shows, nominated for Atlantic City’s Entertainer of the Year, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Oprah Winfrey Show and on CNN

    Plus, edutainment sessions on Humor, Comedy and Improvisational speaking. Table Topics Contest, Humorous Speaking Contest, the ever-popular Business Meeting, Live bands, 4 wonderful meals, and a conference center full of fun loving people.

    All this for the price of a latte and scone per week.

    Click HERE to Register NOW!!!

  • 2014 Spring – District Contest Winners – Congratulations !!

    D2 Spring 2014

    International Speech Contest

    Evaluation Contest

    1st

    Lee Amatangelo

    Gregor Kneitz

    2nd

    Bernard Duplessis

    Yelena Balabanova

    3rd

    David Heckel

    Marc Delphine


    Division Contests

    International Speech Contest

    Evaluation Contest

    1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd

    Division A

    Bernard Duplessis

    Susan Story

    Colin Pyle

    James Pullman

    Joseph Carty

    Mark Lundsten

    Division B

    Omar Rivas

    Yelena Balabanova

    Nathan Wiggin

    Yelena Balabanova

    Michelle DeLappe

    Eden Maloney

    Division C

    Franni Turean

    Barbara Sehr

    Cariña Booyens

    Franni Turean

    Joyce Nugent

    Rachael Bonnington

    Division D

    Rich Page

    Carl Johnson

    Jean Schmidt

    Marc Delphine

    Rich Page

    Stephen Preston

    Division E

    David Heckel

    Leo Novsky

    Jim Sultan

    Kris Olsen

    Barnard Bergan

    Tammy Preuss

    Division F

    Lee Amatangelo

    Ed Hagstrom

    Sayee Vaitheesvaran

    Gregor Kneitz

    Patti Aro

    Katy Olson

    Division G

    Dan Cole

    Scott Clark

    Dempsey Dybdahl

    Thomasina Schmitt

    Jim Kastner

    Rupa Patel



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Training

Aug
4
Mon
5:30 pm Area 11 – Club Officer Training @ WECU Ferndale
Area 11 – Club Officer Training @ WECU Ferndale
Aug 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Division A, Area 11 will be offering training on Monday, August 4 for Toastmaster members serving in club officer roles for 2014-2015. Check-in will begin [...]
Aug
7
Thu
6:30 pm Div B – Club Officers Training (makeup) @ Amante's Pizza
Div B – Club Officers Training (… @ Amante's Pizza
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Division B Division council would like to welcome you to the Summer Officer Make-up training! We have a strong slate of presenters including the [...]

District 2 Leadership

There are no upcoming events.

Conferences

Nov
15
Sat
8:00 am 2014 – District 2 Fall Conference @ Lynnwood Conference Center
2014 – District 2 Fall Conference @ Lynnwood Conference Center
Nov 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
2014 - District 2 Fall Conference @ Lynnwood Conference Center | Lynnwood | Washington | United States
Register for the District 2 2014 FALL Conference online today and get the current rate of only $139. For those members who are first-timers to the conference, Club [...]

Contests

Sep
20
Sat
1:30 pm Area 24 & 25 – Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contest @ Ballard Baptist Church
Area 24 & 25 – Humorous Speech a… @ Ballard Baptist Church
Sep 20 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Areas 24 and 25 are excited to host a joint Humorous Speech & Table Topics contest. We anticipate 9 to 11 contestants. Everyone is welcome [...]
Sep
25
Thu
5:30 pm Area 11 – Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests @ Whatcom Education Credit Union (WECU)
Area 11 – Humorous Speech and Ta… @ Whatcom Education Credit Union (WECU)
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Area 11 will be holding its Humorous Speech Contest and Table Topics Contest on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at the Ferndale Whatcom Education Credit Union [...]
Sep
27
Sat
1:45 pm Area 58 – Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contest @ Redmond Library
Area 58 – Humorous Speech and Ta… @ Redmond Library
Sep 27 @ 1:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Area 58 is happy to announce it’s  Humorous Speech and Table Topics contest.  Let’s see who makes the audience laugh out loud!!!!! If you are [...]

All Events

Aug
4
Mon
all-day Starburst Newsletter
Starburst Newsletter
Aug 4 all-day
The Starburst Newsletter comes out the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. For your articles to be included, submit content to the Starburst Editor, Sandra Philbrook by 5pm [...]
5:30 pm Area 11 – Club Officer Training @ WECU Ferndale
Area 11 – Club Officer Training @ WECU Ferndale
Aug 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Division A, Area 11 will be offering training on Monday, August 4 for Toastmaster members serving in club officer roles for 2014-2015. Check-in will begin [...]