The Toastmasters year runs from July to June of the next year. Each year a new team of club officers enthusiastically volunteers their time to ensure that the club continues to run well and members are achieving their goals. The 2017 -2018 team are:
The President provides leadership for all of the club’s activities, ensuring that the club and individual members are achieving their goals. The President encourages communication and leadership skills development, presides over club meetings and oversees the administration of the club to ensure it is well run and well attended.
The Vice President Education is responsible for promoting the Toastmasters educational program to club members, making sure all members understand the importance of this. The Vice President Education also oversees the club’s meeting schedule to ensure as far as possible that both the club and individual members are able to meet their goals.
Vice President Public Relations & Acting Vice President Membership
The Vice President Public Relations is responsible for developing and implementing ways to publicise the Club to local organisations and prospective new members, and also represent the Club to both local and national media.
The Vice President Membership is responsible for orientation of new members to the Toastmasters program and to the club. If you are interested in becoming a member of Broadgate Speakers then please speak to the Vice President Membership!
The Treasurer is responsible for the club’s finances and financial reporting. This includes preparing and reporting against an annual budget, operating our bank account, collecting membership dues from new and existing members and paying the club’s dues to Toastmasters International in the US, paying club expenses, keeping records of all transactions, and supporting the Club Secretary in the timely submission of semi-annual reports to TMI.
The Secretary is responsible for all Club records, administration and correspondence. With support from the Treasurer and Vice President Membership & Mentoring, the Club Secretary is responsible for sending our semi-annual returns to Toastmasters International on time. The Club Secretary also ensures we have all the stationery and supplies we need – training materials, awards, ribbons, trophies etc.
Sergeant at Arms
The Sergeant at Arms is the person who warmly greets all our guests as they arrive, and introduces them to other members of the club. He/she ensures that the venue is prepared and ready for our meetings, & that all equipment is in good working order. He/She encourages and mentors new members to support or act as Sergeant at Arms for an individual meeting in one of their early Toastmasters support roles.
The Mentoring Co-ordinator ensures that new members or an existing member who needs help to improve their speaking and leadership skills that a mentor is assigned to that member.
Immediate Past President