Congratulations to the team of District Leaders elected for the 2018-2019 Toastmasters year!

At our District Council Business Meeting at the Spring Conference, we elected our incoming District Leadership team. Division A Director was appointed and will be confirmed according to policy The team will begin their year of service on July 1, 2018. Relive the whole meeting through the minutes posted here.

District 31 Management Trio

District Director: Gina Salcedo, Program Quality Director: Christine Lewis, Club Growth Director: Anthony Alexander

Division Directors

Division A Director: Jane Shan, Division B Director: Marc Wey, Division C Director: Shilpa Krishnan, Division D Director: Trevor Crippen
Division E Director: Brian Landry, Division F Director: Sean DaSilva, Division G Director: Adrienne Haylor, Division H Director: Danna Baida, Division I Director: Joe Pond

New Pathways Virtual Session Schedule Open to all Members

New Schedule for Pathways Virtual Sessions
Effective September 16, 2018 to January 1st 2019

Host will stay on until 15 minutes past the hour. If no one joins they will drop off.
1st Friday of each month @ 10 am
2nd Sunday of each month @ 7 pm
3rd Tuesday of each month @ 8 pm
4th Monday of each month @ 8 pm

We had a Super Spring Conference!

Over 200 Toastmasters and yet-to-be Toastmasters joined us May 11th and 12th, 2018 at the Conference Center at Bentley University in Waltham, MA. Congratulations to our top three contestant winners:

Table Topics
  • 1st place: Al Maier
  • 2nd place: Patrick Murphy
  • 3rd place: Steven Barrett
  • 1st place: Stuart Pink – he’ll represent us at the International Convention!
  • 2nd place: Benjamin Zauski
  • 3rd place: Christabel Edward Raj

RESULTS of You Deliver, We Deliver!

The Talk Up Toastmasters promotion ran from 2/1/18 to 3/31/18, with some exciting results! Your club had to add 5 or more new members to get pizza or bagels delivered to one of your meetings by a district leader! During this promotion we had 21 clubs qualify (adding at least 5 new members), with Boston Toastmasters adding a staggering 20 new members. A total of 135 new members were added, not to mention those that other clubs added! Here are the final results:

Axis Skalmasters 5 Novartis Toastmasters @ Cambridge 5
BBH Beantown Articulators 5 Providence Toastmasters Club 5
Bose Speakers Club 5 Rumney Marsh Toastmasters Club 5
Boston DEP Toastmasters Club 6 Shrewsbury Toastmasters 11
Boston Toastmasters 20 Somerville Toastmasters 6
CVS Health Toastmasters RI 5 Sun Life Club 5
Fox Vox Club 5 Takeda Toastmasters 5
Framingham / Natick Toastmasters 6 Toast of the Town 7
Harvard Toastmasters 8 Tricorn Toastmasters Club 6
Mutually Speaking 5 Tyngsborough Toastmasters 5
NAAAP Boston Toastmasters Club 5

District 31 Members Featured in Toastmaster Magazine!

Stuart Pink’s article on Creative Leadership in July 2018

Anna Kaufman wrote an article in July 2017

Doug Danger featured in October 2016

Jacob (Jay) Lam in September 2016

Cathy MacPherson interview in September 2016

Interested in contributing an article or story to the Toastmasters Magazine? Read the Submission Guidelines here.

Let the District 31 Leadership know so that we can give you a shout out on the website.

Join our Webinar Series: Grow on the Go

Program Quality topics: 3rd Thursday monthly from 7 – 8 pm

Club Growth topics: regular date to be announced soon

District Director-led topics: 1st Thursday monthly from 7 – 8 pm