2020-2021 Fact Sheet

What is the average age of a member of Toastmasters International? What is the male to female ratio of membership? What percentage say they have become more confident and effective speakers? Learn these facts and more from the 2020-2021 Fact Sheet from Toastmasters International!

Announcing Find-A-Club Profile Process Change

The District 56 PRM Team presents an easy way for clubs within the District to update or add important information to their Club Profiles on the District 56 website.  Please note that, due to the time involved and based upon demand, it may take up to 5-7 days to process your request.

Class of 2020-2021 Distinguished Toastmaster Ceremony

Did you miss the Class of 2020-2021 Distinguished Toastmaster ceremony?  No worries. For photos:  https://photos.app.goo.gl/oWsX1ckJdJhJ1RxUA For short video tribute:  https://youtu.be/PJCXoc80Wjg For complete DTM recording:  https://youtu.be/_HIqWAK7elY  

2020-2021 Distinguished Toastmasters Recipients

These are our impressive 2020-2021 Distinguished Toastmasters recipients which we celebrated on August 14th.  Have you congratulated him/her on this milestone?…it isn’t too late! Also, congratulations to the following Club Officer of the Year winners! President:  Loni Huff, IP4 (Spirited Speech Masters) VPE – Jan Poscovsky, DTM, PDDG (Sugar Land Toastmasters) VPM – Cheryl Bradford, EH1 (Determined to Master Speaking) VPPR – Rakshit Soni, EH1 (Aggie Toastmasters) Secretary – Vanessa Sun, IP2 (Westhollow Toastmasters) Treasurer – Gerardo Martinez, Jr., DL2 (Blue Frog Toastmasters) Sergeant-at-Arms – Lucas Ramsey (Spirited Speech Masters)

District 56 2020-2021 Hall of Fame

Traditionally, in District 56, the Hall of Fame Awards occur during our annual conferences to acknowledge the accomplishments and achievements of clubs and individuals throughout the fiscal year. But with the onset of the COVID pandemic in March 2020, we could not conduct “business as usual.” For those unable to attend our virtual celebration on August 14th, we hope you will enjoy this Hall of Fame flipbook honoring members’ and leaders’ contributions in 2020-2021. Click here to view the Year-end Celebration and Hall of Fame book, generously edited by Jody White, DTM.

End-of-Year Celebration Virtual Only

Due to the COVID threat increase to level 1 (red) in Harris County, a decision has been made to have the Year-End celebration as a VIRTUAL event only. REGISTER here!

July visits of Division L Clubs

Area Director Michele Cuellar hit the ground running in July, despite an injury to her foot. She visited the Conroe Speaks club on July 6. Two Toastmasters were given the “Best Year Award” for the same year, 2019 – 2020. Michele was awarded Area Director of the year, and Jennifer Guhlin was awarded the Division Director of the year. On July 9, Michele hopped to the Woodlands Club to install the new officers. During one of two visits with Always Speaking, she installed new officers on July 14. Also in July, Area Director Marie Goradia visited two clubs in Area […]

Area M30 Thanks Club Officers

Area M30 salutes its Past Club Officers 2020-2021 Term for active and outstanding participation in Area Council Meeting. Each represents the four core values of Toastmasters and attended regularly, hosted by Past Area Director Monique Lampkin. The purpose of the Area Council is to manage Area Activities and support each club in the Area in fulfilling the club mission. Area Council allows all officers to strategize, share ideas, engage, meet fellow leaders, receive and updates from the division, district and international. To put it simply, Area Council is the “pipeline in real time” for communication. Area M30 conducted a total […]