2018-2019 Nomination Announcement

2018-2019 Nomination Announcement

District News
Every year a new Leadership team is elected to manage the District and it is time to initiate the process that culminates with our 2018 elections. A District Leadership Committee (DLC) was appointed to help nominate members who have expressed an intent to serve as a District leader for the next term. For the 2018-2019 term, the DLC was chaired by IPDD Andy Minseok Kim, DTM and each Division in the District was equally represented in the Committee. The process adopted was in accordance with the bylaws and protocols of Toastmasters International. I am pleased to release the Nomination Slate for the 2018-2019 term, as submitted by the DLC. Note: In the case of multiple candidates for one position, the candidates have been listed in alphabetical order by last name…
Read More

Toastmasters helps build self-confidence

Press
Toastmasters helps build self-confidence BY STEVE FISHER WHETHER YOU are an extrovert or an introvert, speaking in public, for professional or personal reasons, is a daunting task. The key is being prepared. The trick is finding a place that provides a warm and supportive atmosphere in which to learn and practice. That place is Toastmasters International. Toastmasters was started in 1924 by Ralph C. Smedley, who was working for the YMCA in Bloomington, Illinois. He recognized a need for men to "learn how to speak, conduct meetings, plan programs and work on committees," according to the Toastmasters website (toastmasters.org). (Women weren’t officially admitted until 1973.) Since its founding, the organization has helped more than 4 million men and women become more confident in their speaking and leadership skills. Membership now…
Read More
May 2017 awards

May 2017 awards

Monthly Award
Congratulations to all of our May Achievers!! I think this is the month that we have had the most variety of awards all year ... including TWO Distinguished Toastmasters!!! Congratulations, Taeryeon Jung and Paul Seo for receiving your DTM awards!!! 
Read More

Toastmasters Korea revels in spirit of community

Press
Original Link : http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20111108000657 Korea Toastmasters held their annual fall conference at Seoul Women’s Plaza on Saturday. About 200 people attended the meeting, the second national conference of the year for the Korean branch of the international leadership and communication skills-building organization. After the semi-annual business meeting in the morning, there were presentations on how to enhance one’s leadership, improve body language when speaking and be a better evaluator. Keynote speaker Cathrin Hatcher talked about the importance of identifying your aims and sticking to them at all times. Hatcher had earlier held a session on color and the psychological impact of what you wear on the people around you. For example, brown projects efficiency and reliability, but does not give off an impression of authority or tenderness. By contrast, green…
Read More