Election and Nomination

Nominated Candidates for 2019-2020 District Elections

March 23, 2019
Kyoko Kitamura, DTM
District Leadership Committee Chair 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 District Leadership Committee has nominated the following District officer candidates for the 2019-2020 term:
*alphabet order
District Director  Yoko Kuroda
District Director  Matthew Ownby
Program Quality Director  Yusuke Ohashi
Club Growth Director Yukimasa Matsuda
Division A Director Takashi Tadooka
Division B Director Emi Maruyama
Division C Director Chris Cooper
Division D Director Hidesuke Itadzu
Division E Director Hitoshi Kawaguchi
Division F Director Hiroyuki Yamaguchi
Division G Director Naoki Yoshino
Division H Director Yumiko Otsuka
Division I Director Yohei Shimura
Division J Director Kimochi Honno

Election and election campaign will be ruled by following document.
And election committee will support these activities.
https://www.toastmasters.org/Leadership-Central/District-Leader-Tools/District-Management/Elections-Toolkit/Campaign-Gui delines

NOTIFICATION: Any members who meet the requirements for the office can run for from the floor.
If you want to do so, please contact the Election Committee Chair Masakazu Chindo( harrier.z505@gmail.com)

Call for the next District 76 Officer Nominations

November 4, 2018
Kyoko Kitamura, DTM
District Leadership Committee Chair 2018-2019

We, District 76 Leadership Committee, call for District Officer Nominations for the next term 2019-2020. Please refer to the following questions and answers for the detail. If you have further questions, you are welcome to send email to d76dlc@gmail.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 2019 Annual Conference. The elected positions are District Director, Program Quality Director, Club Growth Director, and Division Directors. For the detail, also please refer following URL.

Q) Who are members of the committee?
A) The members are as follows. I really appreciate their dedicated contribution for the district.

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.

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 d76dlc@gmail.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.
In case the form does not work well, please feel free to send an email to d76dlc@gmail.com .

Q) When is a deadline of the application and how does the process proceed?
A) The deadline is the January 15, 2019. The committee will process as follows.
– Review eligibility and ask candidates to fill out forms.
– Interview candidates on line.
– Vote to decide nominated candidates.
– on March 30, 2019, to submit a report to District Director and District Director publishes the Report to District Council Members.
– in May 2019, election will be held at DCM#2 of 2019 Annual 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

– District Nominations Schedule
– District Leader Qualifications and Responsibilities
– Nomination Form
– Officer Agreement And Release Form
– Candidate Application
– Candidate Evaluation Form
By serving these roles, I strongly believe you will gain a lot. We are looking forward to having many applications.

Election and Nomination (Past years)

Please refer to HERE for the past years’ election and nomination information.