We are Officially a Select Distinguished District!

Congratulations to all, and thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of District 46 in 2013-2014. Celebrate at Hail & Farewell, and on-stage in Malaysia!

Welcome from District Governor Neerja Purang

Neerja Purang, DTM

Dear Members,

We would like to welcome you to the very first month of our Toastmaster’s Year 2014-2015. We know we have a great team in you and together we will have a very successful year. We are confident that you will take the challenges and learning opportunities Toastmaster Program provides and will continue to learn, grow and “pay it forward” to your fellow toastmaster members.

Your 12 months as communicators and as Club, Area, Division and District leaders count. Let’s strive to go beyond our call of duties to give STAR-quality results, to give the best of ourselves as communicators, leaders and friends to our fellow members and clubs. Let’s cheer, support, and assist our peers as they work towards achieving their goals.Let’s continue our tradition of excellence in service to our dear members.

It all starts with you, our members. When each member becomes distinguished in his or her role as a communicator, leader, mentor, and coach, it guarantees every club, area and division to also become distinguished.


Welcome from Lt. Governor Education & Training Jennifer Chan

Jennifer Chan, DTM

Dear Toastmasters,

Welcome to the 2014-15 Toastmasters year! As your District 46 Lt. Governor Education and Training, I am happy to assist you with your Education and Training needs.


Every club in District 46 should be able to obtain Distinguished Club Program (DCP) – Club officers, plan now and get the commitments from your members.

  1. Achieve 2 CCs
  2. Achieve 2 more CCs
  3. Achieve 1 AC (either an ACB, ACS, or ACG)
  4. Achieve 1 more AC (either an ACB, ACS, or ACG)
  5. Achieve 1 of the following: CL, ALB, ALS, DTM
  6. Achieve 1 more of the following: CL, ALB, ALS, DTM
  7. Add 4 new members
  8. Add 4 more new members
  9. Have at least 4 officers trained during each training period (June-August and December-February)
  10. Submit 1 officer list and 1 semi-annual report on time to International

Have you been a member for a while and haven’t received a CC? Why not? Make this year the year. Give one speech every month and you will reach your goal. Do you want to achieve a DTM? Find out what you’re missing and make a plan.


Welcome from Lt. Governor Marketing Tom Marino

Tom Marino, DTM

Dear Fellow Toastmasters,

Thank you for choosing me to serve you as your Lieutenant Governor Marketing this year. I am excited about this year and the opportunity that lies before us. It will be an honor for me to help you work at achieving your goals in whatever way I can.

Consider these questions:

  1. Can your club become distinguished this year?
  2. Can you gain and maintain at least 20 club members?
  3. Does your club need a coach?
  4. Is your club a strong example of leadership?

The answer to these questions lies deep in the heart of your fellow Toastmasters. Only by taking one small step at a time and building from that step can your club, and you as a member of that club, attain the answers to these questions.


Marc Williams - 2014 District 46 International Speech Contest Champion

Marc Williams
We’re packing our bags and polishing up our Malay in preparation for the Toastmasters International Convention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this August. This year, our District 46 champion, Marc Williams, comes from Long Island University-Brooklyn. Let’s wish him “nasib baik” (Malay for “good luck”)

The Traveling Gavel is making the rounds.

United We Stand Toastmasters Club captured it on May 15th.

Grab the Gavel for Your Club.

Club Humorous Speech & Table Topics Contests – July 15th through August 31st.

It’s contest season and club contests begin July 15th and continue through August 31st. See the Contest Forms page for links to downloadable contest materials from TI.

Hail & Farewell

Hail and Farewell
Saturday, July 26, 9:30-2:00
New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott

It's time to congratulate the outgoing District officers for a great year. Click to Register

Fall 2014 Conference

Saturday, November 8, 2014 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott

Click to Register

Officer Training

Monday, July 28

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - New York, NY 10065

Tuesday, July 29

Officer Training at Elmer Sperry - Manhasset - New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Thursday, August 7

Standard & Poors - New York, NY 10041

Thursday, August 14

One Metrotech Center - Brooklyn, NY 11201

Wednesday, August 20

EZ Speakers Happauge - Hauppauge, New York, 11788

Registration is required for all TLI Officer Training.
Click for full schedule & registration information

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Help the District 46 Leaders plan the celebration at the Toastmasters 2014 International Convention in Malaysia. Click to take a brief survey about the International Convention.

This Week in 46


Saturday, 26th - Hail & Farewell

The Big Picture

Hail & Farewell

Jul 26

Membership Mondays

Aug 4

Steering Committee Meeting with Division Governors

Aug 6

Summer Club Officer Training

Now – Aug 31

Club Contests

Now – Aug 31

Smedley Awards

Aug 1 – Sep 30

Area Governor Visits

Now – Oct 31

Upcoming Club Events

No club events are scheduled.

Click for Special Events Calendar

Open Meeting Roles

Wednesday, July 30th
Toastmasters of Riverside Church (Torch)
New York, NY 10027

Thursday, August 14th
Long Island University-Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York, 11201-5372

Thursday, September 18th
Long Island University-Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York, 11201-5372

Thursday, October 16th
Long Island University-Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York, 11201-5372

Click for Open Roles Calendar

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