Welcome to Toastmasters District 61

From Kingston, Ontario to Rimouski, Québec, District 61 serves Toastmasters members since 1958, in both English and French. We support 200 Toastmasters clubs for a total of over 4,000 members and counting. Our motto: "We ALL Succeed One Member at a Time”. Welcome to Toastmasters District 61!

District 61 Conference

Next District Conference:

Click here for more information and registration to our VERY LAST District 61 Fall Conference, November 10, 11, 12, 2017 Sheraton Laval Hotel, Laval, Québec

Photos from the Fall Conference 2016 are available at http://schilder.smugmug.com/District61.
Thank you to Frank Schilder and Cathy Wright-Arribaja.

Our District Trio


District Director, Brian McDonald
Program Quality Director, Linda Charbonneau
Club Growth Director, Laurence Pécharde

Introducing our District's 8 Division Directors


In order of appearance:
Division A Director, Ronald Servant;
Division B Director, Francine Fortin;
Division C Director, Carol Gravel;
Division D Director, Craig Senior;
Division I Director, Marie-Andrée Lessard;
Division G Director, Bonnie Mak;
Division H Director, Michèle Ducharme;
Division F Director, George Kiorpelidis.

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District 61 Conference Sunday Vera Johnson keynote on "Managing Change" ... See MoreSee Less

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At the D61 Spring Conference Saturday Morning Learn about Pathways From Toastmasters International Chief Operation Officer – Sally Newell Cohen

Sally joined Toastmasters in 2009 as Director of Communications because she believed in the mission of helping people grow their communication and leadership skills and gain the confidence to achieve their goals. Since then she has made substantial impact through her leadership, vision and strategic influence.

In 2013, Sally was appointed Chief Operations Officer, leading the teams responsible for educational development, research, global marketing, communications and meeting planning. Sally has lead several initiatives to improve the member experience and strengthen the support provided to the volunteer leaders. She has given hands-on coaching and training to leaders around the world; fostered data-driven decision-making through the establishment of a research team; spearheaded the 2011 brand refresh; led the effort to increase awareness of Toastmasters through expanded media coverage.

Sally has championed the development of the Pathways learning experience, Toastmasters’ new education program. ... See MoreSee Less

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