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Ranked #1 District (2016-17) | Smedley Distinguished (2018-2019)

Call For District Election Nomination

(2019-2020)

Leaders of District 41, 

Would you like to be a part of the team that leads our District in next Toastmasters session? If yes, here’s your chance.

The elections for leaders for D41 are coming up at the District Council Meeting to be held at the annual conference – Oration 2019 at Hotel Lalit, Kolkata from 24th to 26th May 2019.

We are seeking nominations for the year 2019-2020 for the following officers’ roles for District 41:

  • District Director
  • Program Quality Director
  • Club Growth Director

There are 12 Division Director Positions based on the proposed divisions with their geographies. This report is based on recommendations by realignment committee. These divisions are subjected to be approved in District council meeting at Agra.

  • Div A – Nepal (Current A)
  • Div B – Punjab, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, J & K (Current B)
  • Div C – Rajasthan (Current H)
  • Div D – Ghaziabad + Noida + Phase 2 
  • Div E – Delhi
  • Div F – Gurgaon 1 (Current F)
  • Div G – Gurgaon 2 (Current G) + Faridabad
  • Div H – Greater Noida + Expressway + Rest of UP
  • Div I – Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha (Current I)
  • Div J – North Bengal, North East India
  • Div K – Dhanbad, Kolkata, South of West Bengal
  • Div L – Bangladesh

Eligibility Criteria:

District Director

At the time of taking office, the district director shall have served at least six consecutive months as a club president and at least 12 consecutive months as a program quality director, club growth director or division director or a combination thereof.

Program Quality Director

At the time of taking office, the program quality director shall have served at least six consecutive months as a club president and at least 12 consecutive months as a program quality director, club growth director or division director or an area director or a combination thereof.

Club Growth Director

At the time of taking office, the club growth director shall have served at least six consecutive months as a club president and at least 12 consecutive months as a program quality director, a club growth director or division director, area director or a combination thereof.

Division Director

At the time of taking office, the division director shall have served at least six consecutive months as a member of a district council.

A more detailed description of each of these roles and the qualifications required are given in the attached document.

Please note in our District the elected positions are District Director, Program Quality Director, Club Growth Director and Division Directors.  Other roles such as PR Manager, Finance Manager, Administration Manager and Area Directors are not elected. They will be appointed by the incoming District Director.

If you would like to consider taking on one of the elected roles listed above, please fill the attached Officer Nomination form and send it to the District Leadership Committee Chair – Immediate Past District Director, Neeraj Gupta, DTM

Self-nomination will be accepted in addition to nomination by someone else on your behalf. Applicants for Division Director Position must mention name of the Division to be served (proposed A – L).

The attached ‘Officer Agreement and Release Form’ should also be printed, signed, scanned and sent to the District Leadership Committee Chair along with the nomination form.

The deadline for receipt of nominations is midnight of March 02nd, 2019, IST.

After all the nominations have been received by the aforesaid due date, the District Leadership Committee shall interview and screen candidates for eligibility and suitability and prepare the nomination slate.  The slate shall be announced to the District at least 4 weeks before the elections which are scheduled to be held on 25th May, 2019 at Hotel Lalit, Kolkata.

The members of the Nominating Committee are:

Chairperson: Neeraj Gupta, DTM

Members:

Bhanu Dabadi; Dr.Gurvinder Singh Dhamija; Shahid Anwar Rafi;  Rupinder Singh, DTM; Dr.Kiran Natraj;  Nimesh Bansal; Sourindra Bhowmick, DTM;  Avjot Singh Ghai; Dr.Chetna Verma, DTM; Mohd Afzal;  Satyadip Basu, DTM; Devina Chaturvedi, DTM

Please send your nomination to neerajkgupta03@gmail.com and take on the challenge to lead the District in the session beginning from July 2019.

Best regards,

Sandeep Raturi
+91 9313946964
District Director (2018-2019)
District 41, Toastmasters International

Serving North and East India, Nepal, Bangladesh & Bhutan

www.toastmasters.org  | www.d41tm.org

Click the button to download District Leader Nomination Form

Click the button to download District leader Qualifications and Responsibilities guide

Click the button to download Officer Agreement and Release Form

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