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Election and Nomination

Call for the next District 76 Officer Nominations

Kiminari Azuma, DTM
District Leadership Committee Chair 2016-2017
We, District 76 Leadership Committee, call for District Officer Nominations for the next term 2017-2018. Please refer to the following questions and answers for the detail. If you have further questions, you are welcome to send email to d76leaders2017-2018@freeml.com.

Q) What are objectives of the committee?
A) Objectives are to find capable candidates for elected leadership positions of the next term, and to nominate them for the election at DCM#2 of 2017 Spring Conference. The elected positions are District Director, Program Quality Director, Club Growth Director, and Division Directors. For the detail, also please refer following URL.
https://www.toastmasters.org/leadership-central/district-leader-tools/district-management/elections-toolkit/district-leadership-committee.aspx

Q) Who are members of the committee?
A) The members are as follows. I really appreciate their dedicated contribution for the district.
Division A: Fumiko Tominaga, DTM
Division B: Keith Ohmi, DTM
Division C: Takako Shibata
Division D: Masaji Takamiya
Division E: Hayato Kiriyama
Division F: Masako Saneshige, DTM
Division G: Maki Kai
Division H: Nachiko Mori, DTM
Chair: Kiminari Azuma, DTM

Q) Who can run for the positions? And what are the roles and responsibilities?
A) For the district leader's qualifications, roles and responsibilities, please refer to the following URL.
https://www.toastmasters.org/~/media/24562A9E8E1449E7A6900A6676476884.ashx

Q) I'm interested in the positions but I don't know what I am supposed to do. Please advise how I could know?
A) The best way to know the actual activities is to ask current or past leaders about their experiences. Also you can access the committee members or send an inquiry email to d76leaders2017-2018@freeml.com.

Q) I'm interested in nominating myself or others. So what should I do?
A) Please access following URL and fill out a form.
https://goo.gl/forms/PdgwQi4IU2XDKOb72

In case the form does not work well, please feel free to send an email to d76leaders2017-2018@freeml.com.

Q) When is a deadline of the application and how does the process proceed?
A) The deadline is the January 31, 2017. The committee will process as follows.
   - Review eligibility. and ask candidates to fill out forms.
   - Interview candidates on line.
   - Vote to decide nominated candidates.
   - In March 2017, to submit a report to District Director and District Director publishes the Report to District Council Members.
   - In May 2017, election will be held at DCM#2 of 2017 Spring Conference.

Q) What should I do if I miss the deadline and still want to run for the positions?
A) The deadline is for Nominated Candidates. There is another type of candidates so called Floor Candidates. You can run for the positions as a Floor Candidate until the day of the election. However, we recommend you to try to be a Nominated Candidate because it may add some credibility on you.

Q) Is there more detail information available?
A) Yes, there is. Please refer following URLs for more detail.

- About District Leadership Committee
https://www.toastmasters.org/leadership-central/district-leader-tools/district-management/elections-toolkit/district-leadership-committee.aspx

- District Nominations Schedule
https://www.toastmasters.org/~/media/223D2BBB8F1E4B8488A38BF1A7EEC23C.ashx

- District Leader Qualifications and Responsibilities
https://www.toastmasters.org/~/media/24562A9E8E1449E7A6900A6676476884.ashx

- Nomination Form
https://www.toastmasters.org/~/media/2905FD52797C4EFEAFFBCD5B49C11A63.ashx

- Officer Agreement And Release Form
https://www.toastmasters.org/~/media/5A2B48BB6B3D4E92B994CE666CB84DC8.ashx

- Candidate Application
https://www.toastmasters.org/~/media/7FD991290B8A4167A08E4EF01CF20E26.ashx

- Candidate Evaluation Form
https://www.toastmasters.org/~/media/03202D30672143ECBAD00A4BABBE1A23.ashx

By serving these roles, I strongly believe you will gain a lot. We are looking forward to having many applications.

Good Luck!

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