In case you haven't heard, contest season is coming! Join us at the February Division Council Meeting to find out how you can Rise Up and Compete! Come hear from an extraordinary keynote speaker and share with other club leaders your tips and tricks for working towards your club goals!
This month's keynote speaker is Past International Director Richard Snyder, DTM. Richard has been a Toastmaster since 1991, has served as Distinguished District 12 Governor in 2000-2001, and was elected to serve on Toastmasters International's Board of Directors from 2007-2009. He currently serves as the Club Quality (DCP) Chair in District 12 and is the Candidate Showcase Chair in District 100.
Richard's Toastmasters passion is competing in speech contests. He won District 12's International Speech contest in 2003, advancing to the Semi Finals of the World Championship of Public Speaking. He is also a past winner of Table Topics, Evaluation, and Tall Tales contests in Founder's District, District 12, and District 100.
Richard has been a teacher for 30 years and lives in Rancho Cucamonga with his wife Saira and their two children, Robert and Sarah.
His keynote speech is titled “Speech Contests: 101: What, When, Where, Who, and Why” and will focus on how you can best prepare for competing in a contest!
Make-up Club Officer Training will immediately follow at 8pm.