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Incentives

2020 - 2021 Program Quality Director Incentives

Plan for Success

The first 50 clubs that send a copy of their completed Club Success Plan, signed by at least four officers, and a photo of the team working on the plan by September 1st to [email protected] will receive $25 in Toastmasters International gift certificates.  Suggested to invite your Area Director to your planning session.

Plan for Success 2020-2021 Award Recipients
Aggie Toastmasters
Boeing Club
City of Bryan Club
Cougar Rhetoric
Find Your Voice Toastmasters
Firm Speakers Toastmasters Club
Greenway Plaza Toastmasters
Inclusive Voices Toastmasters Club
JETS Communicators
Missouri City Toastmasters
Pasadena Toastmasters
Southwest Project Management Toastmasters
Spirited Speech Masters
Spring Ahead Speakers Toastmasters Club
Sugar Land Toastmasters
Sweet Talkers Toastmasters
Tech Talk Club
Woodlands Lakeside Toastmasters
Woodlands Toastmasters

Super 7 Award

The first 25 clubs that has all 7 Club Officers trained in both rounds (June-August and November-February) will receive a Super 7 ribbon and $50 in Toastmasters International gift certificates.

Super 7 Award Recipients
ANICO Articulators Toastmasters Club
AspenTech Houston Toastmasters
Blue Frog Toastmasters Club
Boeing Club
C & F Leaders Club *
City of Bryan Club
Conroe Speaks Club
Cougar Rhetoric *
Dance and Toast Masters Club
Deerwood Toastmasters Club
Determined To Master Speaking *
Diamond Club *
Dining Out Toastmasters
Greenway Plaza Toastmasters
JSC Toastmasters *
Liberated Toastmasters *
Marathon Speaks! Club *
Market Street Toastmasters
Master Evaluators *
Missouri City Toastmasters
Pensadores de Houston
Pensadores Northwest *
Post Oak Toastmasters *
Professionally Speaking Singles Toastmasters Club *
Silver Tongue Club
Southwest Project Management Toastmasters
Spirited Speech Masters *
Spring Ahead Speakers Toastmasters Club *
Successfully Speaking Toastmasters Club
Sugar Land Toastmasters
Sugar Speakers *
Word Doctors Toastmasters Club
Young Professionals Southeast Toastmasters
* 14 clubs reached 7 officers trained on February 4, 2021; each club received a Super 7 ribbon and $25 in gift certificates 

Super Achiever Award

The first 50 Club Officers that attend 3 or more electives from the D56 Online Leadership Electives program between Jun-Aug or Nov-Feb will receive $15 in Toastmasters International gift certificates. Limit one award per Club Officer, excludes multiple officer roles.

Super Achiever 2020-2021 Award Recipients
Brent Jatko
Carolyn Carmichael
Carolyn Charney
Cathy Landry
Cecilia Lee
Demetria Marks
Elizabeth Ruiz
Fatimar Jones
Fey Bassir
Jamial Brown
Jo Idoux
Kathryn Kest
Leticia Stuart
Luz Bobadilla
Marcia Hudgens
Marie Goradia
Maximo Lopez
Michelle Sklar
Missy Kea
Pamela McCown
Pamela Williams
Paula Dunn
Robert Bailey
Sean Harrington
Sharla Ozen
Wendell Buggs
Zenia Shipp

Club Quality Highfliers

Any club with 10 or more educational awards posted in Club Central by December 30th will be eligible for a drawing and a chance to win one of the prizes below.  The drawing will be held at the February 4th Club Officer training.

  • 1st Place – $100 in Toastmasters International gift certificates
  • 2nd Place – $75 in Toastmasters International gift certificates
  • 3rd Place – $50 in Toastmasters International gift certificates
Club Quality Highfliers Award Recipients
1st PlacePensadores de Houston
2nd PlaceDining Out Toastmasters Club
3rd PlaceSuccessfully Speaking Toastmasters Club
Eligible Club Quality Highfliers
1960 North Houston Toastmasters Club
Aggie Toastmasters
ANICO Articulators Toastmasters Club
Blue Frog Toastmasters Club
C & F Leaders Club
Cougar Rhetoric
Cy-Fair Super Speakers Club
Dining Out Toastmasters Club
Frankly Speaking Toastmasters
Greenway Plaza Toastmasters
HP Houston Toastmasters Club
Katy Toastmasters Club
Medically Speaking Toastmasters Club
Mente Abierta
Missouri City Toastmasters Club
Pensadores de Houston
Pensadores Northwest
Silver Tongue Club
Southwest Project Management
Spring Ahead Speakers Toastmasters Club
Successfully Speaking Toastmasters Club
Sugar Land Toastmasters
Sweet Talkers
TACL Club
Talking Bull Club
Texas Trotters Toastmasters Club
THE Tomball Toastmasters
Unity Toastmasters Club
Weatherford Talks Toastmasters Club
Woodlands Lakeside Toastmasters Club
Woodlands Toastmasters Club
Word Doctors Toastmasters Club
Young Professionals Southeast Toastmasters

Pathways Trailblazer Award

The first 25 members who complete a new Pathways level will receive a Pathways pin.

Pathways Trailblazer 2020-2021 Award Recipients
NOTE:  District 56 had 36 members complete new paths by July 2, 2020.
Adam Hudd
Adam Morales
Amish Patel
Ashley Orlando
Carolyn Carmichael
Cate McNutt
Dana Heuser
David Whitlock
Dhruva Kathuria
Edward Merla
Erica Salazar
Gevenia Bradford
Glenn Lu
Hampton Hayes
Jacquie Fisher
Jim Benvie
Jonetta Barnett
Jun Qian
Karen Jackson
Kathie Owen
Kim Namgyun
Kimberly Gonzalez
Marcus Loh
Pooja Doshi
Rich Bonn
Rodney James
Rohit Rangera
Seema Shah
Stacey Wales
Stefanie Siepman
Stephen Jones
Tanya Nero
Tim Wood
Tyra LaRocca
Victoria Ogedegbe
Xueya Xu

Step Up Award

Your club will receive $50 in Toastmasters International gift certificates if you meet one of the qualifications below:

  • Your club was not Distinguished last year and you step up to achieve Distinguished or Select Distinguished by June 30th
  • Your club was Distinguished last year and you step up to be Select Distinguished by June 30th

Presidents Club Award

Any club that achieves at least 9 Distinguished Club Program goals and either 20 members or an increase of 5 members from the membership base by April 30th will receive $100 in Toastmasters International gift certificates.

Triple Crown Award

Any member who achieve 3 educational awards in a Toastmaster year (July-June) will receive a Triple Crown Pin and recognition at the annual Spring Conference. Limit one per member.

Triple Crown 2020-2021 Award Recipients
MemberCountAwardMonth First Earned
Abdon, Cynthia Stephanie4LDREXC , IP1 , ALS , DTMSeptember
Adams, Nicole3PI4 , SR1 , SR2February
Aina, Titi 4IP5 , VC1 , VC3 , VC2December
Alferez, Isabel Garcia3IP4 , IP5 , SR1March
Alvarado-Rivera, Adriana5PM3 , PM1 , PM2 , PM4 , PM5October
Atandeyi, Omobayode Gbenga5LDREXC , DTM , DL2 , DL3 , ALSOctober
Barnett, Jonetta3IP3 , IP1 , IP2February
Bassir, Feyisayo E.4DL1 , DL2 , IP5 , IP4September
Bell, David B.3EC1 , TC1 , EC2December
Bell, Jaclyn Erin3EC1 , MS1 , EC2February
Benvie, Jim3VC3 , VC4 , VC2August
Betancourt, Jose A.3PM1 , MS5 , PM2November
Betancourt, Veronica3MS3 , MS2 , DTMMarch
Biggs, Kent E.4VC2 , PI3 , VC1 , PI4December
Blaskowsky, Douglas W.4LD1 , LD2 , LD3 , LD4September
Bosell, Jo Ann3PM5 , PM3 , PM4November
Boyd, Sally A.8VC3 , MS2 , VC4 , MS1 , EH2 , PM4 , PM3 , EH1September
Bradford, Cheryl3PM4 , PM5 , EH1February
Brandley, Cassie10IP1 , IP2 , IP3 , IP4 , IP5 , DL4 , DL5 , DL3 , DL1 , DL2October
Bridwell, Amy E.6PM3 , PM4 , PM5 , EH2 , PM1 , PM2March
Brooks, Doris V.3PM1 , IP1 , IP2February
Bui, Tom4DL2 , DL1 , DL4 , DL3December
Burgess~Buckberg, Charlene3MS3 , MS2 , MS1November
Caban, Linda G.3DL1 , EC1 , EC2February
Caraway, Carol D.3DL1 , VC1 , DL2March
Carmichael, Carolyn3EH1 , PM4 , PM5February
Carmona, Angel 3IP3 , IP2 , IP1October
Castellanos, Daniel 3LDREXC , ALS , DTMMarch
Chang, Kevin Ray3LD3 , PI1 , LD4November
Chen, Jack3PM3 , PM1 , PM2March
Cipolla, Julie Terese4SR4 , SR3 , SR5 , SR2March
Clay, Deirdre Lynn4EC2 , EC3 , EC4 , EC1October
Clayton, Catharine3IP4 , PM1 , IP5August
Cloud, Emily 3IP3 , IP4 , IP5November
Collins, Kathleen4PM3 , PM2 , PM1 , PWMENTORPGMJanuary
Coon, Jon5EC1 , EC2 , MS3 , MS4 , MS5November
Cosby, Audrey3PM1 , PM2 , PM3March
Davis, Jeff R3PM2 , PM3 , PM1March
Dibrell, Lauri B.3IP2 , IP3 , IP4November
Doshi, Pooja3DL2 , DL3 , DL4October
Drugovich, Giorgio A.3LD3 , LD2 , LD4December
Dunn, Paula L.4IP3 , IP4 , IP1 , IP2March
Fields, Becky 3PM2 , PM3 , PM4November
Florez, Javier11PWMENTORPGM , EH4 , PI5 , SR4 , EH5 , SR1 , VC1 , SR2 , SR3 , ALS , DTMNovember
Freeman, Sonja Elise5PM4 , PM5 , PM2 , PM3 , PM1March
Garner, Tamesia Lucille8SR3 , SR5 , EC2 , EC1 , SR4 , LD2 , LD1 , LD3September
Gist, Billie4LD1 , LD2 , LD3 , LD4September
Gonzalez, Jorge Luis5PI3 , SR3 , PI4 , SR2 , SR1August
Gonzalez, Kimberly Egan6PM5 , PM1 , PM2 , PM3 , PM4 , SR1July
Goradia, Marie3EH4 , EH3 , EH5September
Hatton, Courtni3LD4 , LD2 , LD3October
Hayes, Yvette E.7EC4 , TC4 , TC2 , TC3 , EC1 , EC2 , EC3February
Hernandez, Sara Esther3IP3 , IP2 , IP4January
Hightower, Leotis3LD1 , LD2 , LD3February
Horace, LaLover5PM5 , PM1 , PM2 , PM3 , PM4February
Hoskens, Russell Gene8SR1 , PM3 , PM4 , MS2 , MS4 , MS5 , PM5 , MS3September
Hsu, Sherry S.3TC1 , TC2 , TC3November
Hudgens, Marcia4ALS , DTM , LDREXC , DL1August
Hudson-Jenkins, Dorothy5MS1 , PM3 , PM1 , PM2 , PM4December
Huff, Loni Therese3IP2 , IP3 , IP4October
Inyang, Charles Bassey3PM3 , PM1 , PM2March
Jackson, Jerome3IP1 , IP2 , IP3November
Jackson, Karen4VC1 , EH1 , SR4 , SR5September
Jatko, Brent3MS3 , PM1 , MS4March
Johnson, Robert M.4EH3 , EH2 , EH5 , EH4December
Jones, Stephen W.4MS3 , MS4 , MS5 , EC1November
Kest, Kathryn Rosinbaum6EC4 , EC5 , MS1 , PI1 , EC2 , EC3March
King, Curtis 3DL3 , DL2 , DL4November
Kulkarni, Anand3DTM , LDREXC , ALSJuly
Kummins, Richard3LD1 , LD2 , LD3December
Lajfar, Abderrahim3IP3 , IP1 , IP2September
Lee, Cecilia8EH3 , EH1 , EH2 , EH4 , DL4 , DL3 , EH5 , DL5September
Lee, Kyungsun3IP2 , IP3 , IP1March
Levine, Ronald M.5VC3 , LDREXC , VC4 , ALS , DTMFebruary
Lover, Gail E.3IP2 , DL3 , DL4October
Martin, Andrea4EC1 , EC2 , EC3 , EC4July
Menon, Sanjeet S.3ALS , DTM , LDREXCAugust
Merla, Edward4IP3 , PM5 , IP1 , IP2July
Monarch, Roy Jerome5EH3 , EH4 , PWMENTORPGM , DTM , EH5August
Mondragon, Susana 4DL1 , DL4 , DL2 , DL3December
Moore, Teague Alexander3DL1 , DL2 , DL3August
Morefield, Eugenia5MS2 , MS3 , MS4 , MS5 , PI1December
Morris, Patrick Jarrell3SR3 , SR1 , SR2February
Nasrullah, Ruth3PM3 , PM1 , PM2March
Nelson, Jennifer M.3EC2 , EC1 , LD1February
Newcomb, Deandra L.3DL2 , DL1 , DL3January
Neyhart, Erin Iris3PM5 , PM3 , PM4March
Nino, Diane5MS2 , MS3 , PM4 , TC1 , MS1November
Nissen, Alison4IP5 , VC3 , VC1 , VC2August
Oni, Akinlolu Isaac3PM2 , PM1 , DL5March
Orlando, Ashley Herrick4EH2 , EH3 , EH4 , EH5July
Oswald, Phillip B.3LD3 , LD2 , LD1February
Ozen, Sharla11PM4 , SR1 , DTM , PM3 , LD1 , SR3 , SR4 , SR5 , PM1 , PM2 , SR2October
Panthi, Mohina S.5MS2 , MS1 , DL5 , MS3 , MS4November
Papaioannou, Lina Stavroula3VC2 , VC3 , VC4February
Peña, Maria R.3MS2 , MS3 , EH1March
Pena, Stephanie 3PM1 , PM3 , PM2March
Qian, Jun3PM2 , PM3 , PM4September
Ramos, Monique3MS1 , MS2 , MS3December
Rangel, Luis E.3DL2 , DL3 , DL4March
Rangera, Rohit3DL1 , DL2 , DL3January
Roy Chowdhury, Avishek7DL4 , DL5 , PM1 , PM2 , PM3 , PM4 , PM5October
Ruiz, Elizabeth21MS2 , MS3 , MS4 , MS5 , TC1 , TC3 , VC1 , LD3 , LD4 , VC2 , VC3 , VC4 , VC5 , MS1 , TC4 ,TC5 , LD5, EH1 , LD2 , LD1 , TC2October
Ruthven, Perry A.3LD1 , LD2 , LD3December
Seifert, Rick 4PM1 , PM2 , LD1 , LD2December
Sepehri, Jay3PM3 , PM1 , PM2February
Serna, Diego Armando4DL4 , DL5 , DL2 , DL3July
Sher-Kraft, Reina M.4LD1 , LD2 , LD3 , LD4November
Shilleh, Mahmood Mustafa5PM3 , PM1 , PM2 , PM5 , PM4September
Shiramizu, Mika3PM1 , DL1 , PM2February
Simpson, Jo3SR3 , LD1 , SR4November
Stengel, Kimberly A.4VC2 , EH1 , PM4 , EH2August
Sun, Jessica 3IP1 , SR3 , SR4February
Toy, Michael 5PM3 , PM5 , PM1 , PM2 , PM4October
Turegano, Fernando4EH3 , EH5 , EH2 , EH4September
Verma, Amrita3DL3 , DL2 , DL1January
Wales, Stacey3EC3 , EC4 , EC2September
Walton, Andrea8VC4 , VC3 , MS4 , MS1 , VC5 , MS5 , MS3 , MS2August
Warren, Sheryle Helene5VC1 , VC2 , VC3 , VC4 , VC5January
Wilkes, Jamie Mishaun3LDREXC , ALS , DTMDecember
Wissel-Littmann, Harrison Golay3PI2 , PI3 , PI4November
Wood, Timothy P.3MS1 , MS3 , MS2March
Wooten, James Gregory7VC4 , VC2 , VC3 , PM2 , PM3 , PM4 , PM5November
Zhu, Ling3DL2 , DL3 , DL4August

2020 - 2021 Club Growth Incentives

Double Dues

  • Receive $100 in Toastmasters International gift certificates from District 56 if your club:

    Pays double dues for 8 members before September 30, 2020
    Be among the first 50 clubs

  • Receive $50 in Toastmasters International gift certificates from District 56 if your club:

Pays double dues for 8 more members (16 total) before September 30, 2020
Be among the first 20 clubs

Double Dues 2020-2021 Award Recipients
Club No.DivArea Club Name
 5831L41 Successfully Speaking Toastmasters
 4820345L43 Market Street Toastmasters
 1489448L45 Big Red Toastmasters
 6507686M30 Missouri City Toastmasters
 8894M31 TACL Club
 9951O10 Dining Out Toastmasters
 2972O10 Downtown Houston Toastmasters
 1507473O11 American General Toastmasters
 4815729O11 Find Your Voice Toastmasters
 2521O13 Firm Speakers Toastmasters
 505O15 High Noon Club
 1182826P3 JETS Communicators
 5324194P6 Young Professionals Southeast
 609083Q50 Determined To Master Speaking
 366Q50 Wordcrafters Club
 5769311Q51 A+ Toastmasters
 8607Q52 Talking Bull Club
 5698Q54 Medically Speaking Toastmasters
 1175R60 HP Houston Toastmasters Club
 5337R63 Marathon Speaks! Club
 3922610R64 C&F Leaders
 694851R64 Pensadores De Houston
More Double Dues 2020-2021 Award Recipients
Club No.DivAreaClub Name
 9951O10 Dining Out Toastmasters

Smedley Award

  • Receive a Smedley award ribbon from Toastmasters International, one-time 10% discount for your Toastmasters International store order and $50 in Toastmasters International gift certificates to the first 20 clubs from District 56 if your club:
    Gains 5 new members
    Between August 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020
Smedley 2020-2021 Award Recipients
Club No.DivAreaClub Name
 4040124M34 Southwest Project Management
 5157572N21 True Blue Talkers
 7459521P2 Chevron Phillips Toastmasters Chem-Unity
 3614557P4 West Pearland Toastmasters
 8607Q52 Talking Bull Club
 694851R64 Pensadores de Houston

Talk Up Toastmasters

  • Receive the Talk Up Toastmasters award ribbon from Toastmasters International, receive one-time 10% discount for your Toastmasters International store order and receive $50 in Toastmasters International gift certificates to the first 20 clubs from District 56  if your club:
    Gains 5 new members
    Between February 1, 2021 and March 31, 2021
Talk Up Toastmasters Award Recipients
Aggie Toastmasters
Big Red Toastmasters
Greenway Plaza Toastmasters
KW Memorial Toastmasters
Missouri City Toastmasters Club

Beat The Clock

  • Receive the Beat The Clock award ribbon from Toastmasters International, one-time 10% discount for your Toastmasters International store order and $50 in Toastmasters International  gift certificates to the first 20 clubs from District 56 if your club:
    Gains 5 new members
    Between May 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021

Open House

  • Receive up to $25 in reimbursement from District 56 if your club:
    Conducts an Open House
    Be among the first 100 clubs
    Maximum 2 Open Houses per club
    Provide proof of receipts for reimbursement
  • Receive additional $25 in Toastmasters International gift certificates from District 56 if your club:
    Gain 3 members as a result of Open House
    Be among the first 100 clubs

Open House - Gain 3 Members 2020-2021 Award Recipients
Club No.DivAreaClub Name
 6507686M30 Missouri City Toastmasters
 3614557P4 West Pearland Toastmasters
 4323237R62 McDermott Toastmasters
DISTRICT CLUB

CALENDAR

The District calendar is populated with scheduled trainings for Club Officers and District Leaders, membership campaigns, speech contests, conferences and special happenings within the District.

DISTRICT CLUB

CONFERENCES

The Annual Spring Conference brings members together from all divisions, areas and clubs. It’s a fantastic opportunity to network and learn from peers.

DISTRICT CLUB

SPEECH CONTESTS

The annual Toastmasters International Speech Contest begins at the club level, and winners continue competing through the Area, Division, District, and region quarterfinal levels.

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