Every year Toastmasters Clubs around the world hold elections,usually in the first meeting of May to elect the next batch of club officers to serve from July 1 - June 30. By changing club officers annually, members get the opportunities to serve to ensure the club helps members to each their educational goals while at the same time learn better leadership skills as well better communication skills.
The outgoing President will serve as the incoming Immediate Past President. The 7 club officer positions are: President, Vice President Education, Vice President Membership, Vice President Public Relations, Secretary, Treasurer, Sergeant-At-Arms. In addition, for Bayan Baru Toastmasters, there are 5 Committee Members positions and 2 Club Auditor positions to be filled.
Here is a recent email notification from Bayan Baru Toastmasters Club Secretary.
Dear BBTMC members,
Please be informed that Bayan Baru Toastmasters Club will be having an Election of Office Bearers for the 2011 - 2012 term.
Date : 5th May 2010 (Thursday)
Time : 10:30pm (Immediately after the club meeting)
Venue : Room 3406, Level 4, Penang Skills Development Center (PSDC)
Below are the date for nomination & election
1. Notice to members to submit proposed candidates – 18 April 2011.
2. Closing date for submissions – 25 April 2011
3. Nominating committee meet to go through the proposals submitted members.
4. Announcement of candidates by Nominating Committee -30 April 2011 by e-mail.
5. Election – 5 May, 2011 (1st meeting in May)
Besides nominations announced earlier, candidates can also be proposed from the floor on election day.
These timelines are very tight due to the lateness in sending out the notice and nomination forms)
Nominating Chair (appointed by President) - Jessica Teoh
Nominating Committee - Teh Ghim Hong, Koay Kah Hin
Your attendance is very much highly appreciated. Looking forward to seeing you all.
Attached herewith ELECTION NOMINATION FORM.
*Only members who are paid up member with Toastmasters Interntaional can run for office or can vote.