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Talk for Change Toastmasters — TLI for Club Officers

July 18, 2014

Club officers in Talk for Change Toastmasters are required to attend officer training at the Toastmasters Leadership Institute this summer.

Please check the schedule, linked below, and be sure to sign in at a session convenient for you so you and the TFC Club may receive TLI credit for your office.


Club Officers Election – June 18, 2014

June 16, 2014

We will be electing our new officers this Wednesday. Take a look at the roles and get your nominations ready!

President: Provides the leadership and guidance a club needs to be successful. The president leads the business portion of each Club meeting. Schedules regular executive committee meetings and sponsors the Distinguished Club Plan.

VP Education: Has overall responsibility for Club meetings and educational program. Plans all regular and special Club meetings and other special events. Tracks member’s progress and maintains schedule. Signs and approves achievement applications.

VP Membership: Responsible for bringing new members into the Club and ensuring that the Club always has a minimum of 20 members. Helps maintain high quality guest and member experience. Maintains membership and guest lists.

VP Public Relations: Responsible for persuading guests to join the Club and also for attracting guests to meetings through publicity and public relations.

Treasurer: Keeps clear and accurate financial records of Club business and sees that the Club remains financially stable. Ensures timely execution of club business.

Secretary: Responsible for keeping clear and accurate records of meetings and business, including membership records and correspondence.

Sergeant at Arms: Responsible for maintaining materials and equipment between meetings, arranging the room and equipment for the meeting and welcoming all guests and members.

Club Officer Elections

June 11, 2014
Next Wednesday we will have our officer elections. Please consider the following officer positions to nominate yourself or another club member:
VP of Education
VP of Membership
VP of Public Relations
Sergeant at Arms
A special TFC Office: Social Chair 
Club officers ensure that each club member feels his or her Toastmasters experience is worthwhile. By applying leadership techniques, a club officer ensures an atmosphere conducive to both personal and professional growth as well as achieving Toastmasters’ educational program goals.
To read more:

Join us at Talk For Change’s Spring Open House & Potluck!

May 27, 2014
Talk for Change Toastmasters Open House
Wednesday, June 4, 6:45 PM
American Public Power Association
1875 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC
(Enter 1875, but 1825)
12th Floor
Schedule of Events
6:45 PM: Potluck Meet & Greet 
7:00 PM: Introductions and TFC Meeting
Getting Here:
-Dupont Circle Metro, Q Street/North Exit
-42 Bus heading North from Metro Center
-Metered parking on Conn. Ave, spots on T street

TFC Officers Meeting May 7

April 21, 2014

Officers will meet at 6 PM before our Talk for Change meeting at 6:45 PM on Wednesday, May 7.

We look forward to seeing you!

New meeting space needed this fall!

February 5, 2014
While Talk for Change Toastmasters has had a really great run with our meetings in the American Public Power Association conference room, we just received word that the APPA is moving and we’ll need to meet in a new space in September 2014.
APPA has generously provided the space free of rent. Ideally, we’d like to find a space that can seat up to 30-40 people in Dupont Circle. We average about 15-20 people a meeting.
Meeting schedule:
1st and third Wednesday of the Month
6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
We are currently considering churches, offices, libraries and even a few bars with private rooms.
Please email our club president, Catherine Baum, at if you are interested in hosting TFC meetings or if you have a recommendation.
Thank you!

Club Officers: Toastmasters Leadership Institute

January 4, 2014
Edison Electric Institute (EEI) TLI Event
Wednesday, January 15, 2014                                             
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
4th Floor
Washington DC 20004-2608
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Please register: