2024 – 2025 District Leadership Nominations

Nominations are Open

District leader elections are held during the Annual Meeting of the District Council at the District conference. Nominations have been open since November. Have you sent yours to the DLC? Perhaps you have thought about taking the next step in your Toastmasters leadership journey and were waiting to commit. If so, now is the time to consider serving as a District Leader for the 2024-2025 Toastmasters year.

The District Leadership Committee is charged with nominating candidates for District office. The purpose of the Committee is to find the best-qualified candidates possible to serve as District leaders. If you have any questions about the process please Email DLC Chair (Micheak S Kirkland, PDD DTM)

Dates and Deadlines

Elected Positions

FEB 24, 2024 (Eight (8) weeks prior to the election date.) Is the deadline for candidates to apply for ELECTED POSITIONS.

The District Leadership committee seeks applications for District Leadership Roles:

  • District Director
  • Program Quality Director
  • Club Growth Director
  • Division Director

Appointed Positions

Individuals interested in being considered for Public Relations Manager, Administration Manager, Finance Manager, Area Director, or other appointed positions may submit their applications to the DLC Chair or the District Director at any time. While there is no deadline for candidates to apply for appointed positions, if you wish to be considered by the DLC, please submit your application by March 23, 2024 (Four (4) weeks prior to the election date).

The District Leadership Committee seeks applications for appointed positions:

  • Public Relations Manager
  • Finance Manager
  • Administrative Manager
  • Area Directors
  • Other appointed positions

The Application Process

DLC report and biographical forms are emailed to all members of the District Council and posted on the District website.

Michael Kirkland
Mike Kirkland,
District Leadership Committee Chair

Eligible floor candidates shall declare their intent to run in writing to the District Director after the DLC report has been published and at least seven (7) days prior to the Annual Business Meeting of the District Council on 4/20/2024.

Please review the following documents to fully understand the “District Leader Qualifications and Responsibilities” before submitting your application package to the DLC Chair Michael Kirkland, PDD District 16 – Mike.s.kirkland@p66.com

The application package must contain all FIVE of the following documents:

  • Candidate Application
  • District Leader Nominating Form (you can self-nominate)
  • District Officer Biographical Information
  • District Leader Agreement and Release Statement
  • Professional Headshot.


District Leader nominations open November 2023. Paperwork is due February 24, 2024. Scan the QR code below with your phone to view the nomination documents, or go to https://drive.google.com/drive/mobile/folders/18EcTovQw3ipmk99rDn-2FBs3HRSteymW?usp=sharing&pli=1

For more information about how the nomination process works, go to https://www.toastmasters.org/leadership-central/district-leader-tools/district-management/elections-toolkit/district-leadership-committee

For more information about what each District Leader does, visit: https://www.toastmasters.org/leadership-central/district-leader-tools/leadership-roles/district-executive-committee-roles

Election Tool Kit – Toastmasters International -Nominations and Elections

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