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Ingram Microphones A CHAPTER OF TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL VISITOR INFORMATION PACKET “Ours is the only organization I know that is dedicated to the individual. We work together to bring out the best in each of us and then we apply our skills to help others.” –Ralph Smedley, Founder Toastmasters International INGRAM MICROPHONES, A CHAPTER OF TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL The mission of Ingram Microphones, a chapter of Toastmasters International is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning and developing environment in which every member has the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills which, in turn, fosters self-confidence and personal growth. Ingram Microphones is an open Ingram Micro Toastmaster Club that meets on Thursdays from 12:00-1:00 PM in the Mira Loma Room, 1600 Building, 1st Floor. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the officers listed below. President Tyronda Neal 714-382-3255 VP of Education Wenny Safanayong 714-382-2339 VP of Membership Amy Shih 714-382-4959 VP of Public Relations Alexandra Gorrell 714-382-1816 Secretary John White 714-382-2414 Treasurer Nathan Thorpe 714-382-2389 Sergeant at Arms Ed Park 714-382-2042 Area A1 Governor Becky Smith 949-951-8430 Email: Beckyb18@aol.com Division A Governor Sawarnjit Singh 949-302-0128 Email: Ss101010@aol.com GENERAL MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION All new members receive a Communication and Leadership Program Kit mailed directly to them from the Toastmasters International Office. This kit includes five manuals: (1) Gestures: Your Body Speaks, (2) Your Speaking Voice, (3) Effective Speech Evaluation, (4) book A Toastmaster Wears Many Hats and (5) the Communication and Leadership Program Workbook. The Workbook explains how the Toastmasters program works and how to develop your skills one step at a time. Members also receive the monthly Toastmasters Magazine. The cost to participate in Ingram Microphones, a chapter of Toastmasters International, is $80.00 per year, plus a one time, new member fee of $20.00. Dues for new members are pro-rated by the month in accordance with the table below. Thereafter, dues are collected semi-annually, in October and April. Month the Toastmasters Ingram Pro-rated One- Total for new International Microphones New Member time New member is Dues Dues New Members joining Member Fee OCT $27.00 $13 $40.00 $20.00 $60.00 NOV $22.50 $11 $33.50 $20.00 $53.50 DEC $18.00 $9 $27.00 $20.00 $47.00 JAN $13.50 $7 $20.50 $20.00 $40.50 FEB $9.00 $5 $14.00 $20.00 $34.00 MAR $4.50 $3 $7.50 $20.00 $27.50 APR $27.00 $13 $40.00 $20.00 $60.00 MAY $22.50 $11 $33.50 $20.00 $53.50 JUNE $18.00 $9 $27.00 $20.00 $47.00 JUL $13.50 $7 $20.50 $20.00 $40.50 AUG $9.00 $5 $14.00 $20.00 $34.00 SEPT $4.50 $3 $7.50 $20.00 $27.50 For example, a person joining Ingram Microphones Toastmasters Club in November would pay the above $32.50 plus an additional (one-time) $20.00 new member fee, for a total of $52.50. That person would then pay the regular dues amount of $39.00 in April along with the rest of the Club. In some instances, dues are refundable – prospective members should inquire with their managers about being reimbursed for Club Dues. Ingram Micro recognizes this as Training and in most cases authorizes the dues to be reimbursed back through Petty Cash (see our Club Treasurer for more information). New member applications are available upon request from any Officer. Toastmasters is a Goals Based Organization Toastmasters is all about motivation and self improvement. It’s about setting goals for yourself and achieving them. Toward that end, Toastmasters has developed a continuous and ongoing award program based on member participation. The numbers of Competent Toastmaster (CTM), Advanced Toastmaster Bronze (ATM-B), Advanced Toastmaster Silver (ATM-S), and Advanced Toastmaster Gold (ATM-G), Competent Leader (CL), Advanced Leader (AL), and Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) awards issued to members are measures of a Club’s success in helping its members learn not only speaking skills but also leadership skills. These are the Individual member goals set in order of achievement. Communication Track: Competent Toastmaster (CTM) - Completed the 10 speeches out of the Communication and Leadership Program manual Advanced Toastmaster Bronze (ATM-B) - Achieved Competent Toastmaster award Completed two Advanced Communication and Leadership Program manuals Advanced Toastmaster Silver (ATM-S) - Achieved Advanced Toastmaster Bronze award (or achieved Able Toastmaster award) Completed two additional advanced manuals (may not be those completed for any previous award) Conducted any two programs from The Better Speaker Series and/or The Successful Club Series (may not be those completed for any previous award) Advanced Toastmaster Gold (ATM-G) - Achieved Advanced Toastmaster Silver award (or achieved Able Toastmaster Bronze award) Completed two additional advanced manuals (may not be those completed for any previous award) Conducted a Success/Leadership Program, Success/Communication Program or a Youth Leadership Program (may not be one completed for any previous award) Coached a new member with the first three speech projects Leadership Track: Competent Leader (CL) - Achieved Competent Toastmaster award Served at least six months as a Club officer (President, Vice President Education, Vice President Membership, Vice President Public Relations, Secretary, Treasurer, or Sergeant at Arms) AND While an officer participated in the preparation of a Club Success Plan While a Club officer, participated in a District sponsored Club officer training program Conducted any two programs from The Successful Club Series and/or The Leadership Excellence Series (may not be those completed for any previous award) Advanced Leader (AL) - Achieved Competent Leader award Served a complete term as a District Officer (District Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Public Relations Officer, Secretary, Treasurer, Division Governor, Area Governor) Completed the High Performance Leadership program Served successfully as a Club Sponsor, Mentor, or Specialist Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) - Achieved Advanced Toastmaster Gold award Achieved Advanced Leader award Distinguished Toastmaster is the highest recognition a member may receive. Not only that, but there is an award program based on Club participation too! The Distinguished Club Program is an annual program, running from July 1 through June 30. The program consists of 10 goals every Club should strive to achieve during this time using the Club Success Plan as a guide. Achieve 5 of 10 goals to be a Distinguished Club Achieve 7 of 10 goals to be a Select Distinguished Club Achieve 9 of 10 goals to be a President’s Distinguished Club Here are the ten possible goals our club might set for itself: (2) Competent Toastmaster (CTM) (2) Additional CTMs (1) Advanced Toastmaster (1) Additional ATM (1) Competent Leader (CL), Advanced Leader (AL), or Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) (1) Additional CLs, ALs, or DTMs (4) New members (4) Additional new members (4) Officers trained (both are required) o (4) June-August o (4) December-February (1) Submitted on time (both required) o October or April semi-annual Member list and Dues o Officer list The Structure of Toastmasters International Club # 2592 Ingram Microphones is an Open club for Ingram Micro associates and non-associates. Area 1 We’re part of Area 1 along with 5 other clubs: Toxic Toast, OC Civic Center, Smedley 1, and Tools 2 Lead. Division A Division A consists of Costa Mesa, Garden Grove, Orange, Santa Ana, and Tustin and includes Areas 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. District F, District F covers Divisions A-G which comprise cities in Orange Founder’s and Los Angeles counties. District Region II Region II includes Southern California; Districts F, 4, 1, 52, 12 and 5. World PO Box 9052 Phone: 949-858-8255 Headquarters Mission Viejo, CA 92690 USA Board of http://www.toastmasters.org/artisan/member.asp?CategoryID=1 Directors &SubCategoryID=5 We’ve all joined Toastmasters to accomplish our individual learning objectives. We strive to provide a comfortable and welcome environment. We hope you will join us!
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