Call for Nominations

Nominations for Officers to serve Districts 59 & 95* in term 2014 - 2015

Morag Mathieson DTM, IPDG & Nominating Committee Chair

Dear Fellow Toastmasters,

It's my pleasure to call for nominations for Toastmasters to serve as officers in the reformed Districts 59 & 95 for the year July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.

We need and deserve great leaders to enhance the quality and performance and extend the network of clubs within our two reformed districts. As districts that span many countries, one of our great strengths, and challenges, is our diversity: cultural, linguistic, ethnic, economic, and more.

In preparing to nominate candidates to serve our districts, I would encourage you to consider the qualities we need:

  • Has a clear vision aligned to the purpose of Toastmasters
  • Communicates effectively with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Creates and motivates a team with a common purpose
  • Willing to dedicate themselves and their time throughout the year
  • Recognises success and mentors others
  • Has a good knowledge of Toastmasters’ programs
  • An inspiring role model for others

Whatever your personal criteria, help us identify and nominate our best leaders- leaders, who will take us forward into our new future.

Nominations are invited for the following positions to be elected:

  • District Governor, District 59
  • District Governor, District 95
  • Lieutenant Governor Education and Training (LGET), District 59
  • Lieutenant Governor Education and Training (LGET), District 95
  • Lieutenant Governor Marketing (LGM), District 59
  • Lieutenant Governor Marketing (LGM), District 95
  • Public Relations Officer (PRO), District 59
  • Public Relations Officer (PRO), District 95
  • Division Governors for the Divisions, District 59
  • Division Governors for the Divisions, District 95

 Nominations are also invited for the following positions to be appointed by the respective incoming District Governor:

  • Secretary, District 59
  • Treasurer, District 59
  • Area Governors, District 59
  • Secretary, District 95
  • Treasurer, District 95
  • Area Governors, District 95


How do you nominate yourself or someone else?

  • Check the minimum qualification requirements for the position and ensure the person you are nominating meets those requirements, before you submit the nomination forms. See District Leader Qualifications
  • Check the nominee is willing to accept the nomination
  • Fill out the Officer Nomination Form as completely as possible and send it to me to arrive before the deadline (12.00 CET on February 22nd 2014.
  • The candidate should complete the Officer Agreement & Release form and send to me

Go to Forms & Details


Notes about Nominations

  • Any current District 59 Toastmaster may nominate another current District 59 Toastmaster for an officer position. Both the nominee and the person nominating must be members in good standing of a club in good standing in district 59.
  • You may nominate yourself
  • All positions for 2014-2015 term listed above are open for nominations. There is no fixed line of succession nor is there an automatic, guaranteed progression from one office to another
  • Election for the 2014-2015 term will take place at the District Council meeting on Saturday, May 17th, 2014, in Krakow, Poland.
  • The positions of District Secretary and District Treasurer for each district will be appointed by the incoming District Governor for the respective district
  • All current Area Governors are in the best position to help identify qualified potential successors as Area Governors. Please do NOT promise any candidate that they will be appointed. Only the District Governor can appoint incoming Area Governors.
  • Identifying all elected and appointed Officer positions early contributes to the success of the next team.
  • Each 2014-2015 elected & appointed officer should attend District Officer Training in Krakow, Poland on Sunday May 18th, 2014 immediately following the close of the Spring 2014 District Conference.

Please send all nominations by email to:

or by post to: Morag Mathieson, Roettenbacher Strasse 45, 91096 Moehrendorf, Germany

before the nominations close.

Nominations close on Saturday 22nd February 2014 at 12.00 CET.

If you have any questions, I can be contacted by email or via skype: mathiesonsgermany or by telephone +49 91336044822.

NOW is the time to nominate all candidates, ready and able to lead us, including you!

Thank you

Morag Mathieson DTM, Nominating Committee Chair


*Districts 59 & 95

District 59 will consist of clubs in the countries of Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands and, if approved by the Board of Toastmasters International, Italy.

District 95 will consist of clubs in the countries of Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Sweden and, if approved by the Board of Toastmasters International, Romania.



Tips for filling out documents

The easiest and quickest way to fill out the nominating  form, is to open the document "Nominating_Form_14.doc" available below and fill that one out with your text program. Then save that document and send it with the other required documents attached in an e-mail to the Nominating Committee Chair.

For more details about the positions - see description below and check the TI website: General District Election Information



Forms & Additional Information for the Nomination Process


Form to nominate any district officer.

540 K


Officer Agreement - ask your candidate to fill out this officer agreement.

173 K


District Leader qualifications explained.

153 K

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