May Greetings

Dear Toastmasters,

I hope this message finds you all well and thriving in your speaking and leadership journeys. As we move forward, I have some important updates and reminders to share with you all.

Firstly, I’m pleased to announce that I was elected to a second term as Division E Director for 2024-2025. I am excited to continue serving District 53! I encourage anyone who might want to be an Area Director next year to send their information to me, so we can have a conversation.

As we gear up for the District Conference on May 11, I urge you all to plan to attend. It’s a fantastic opportunity to connect with fellow Toastmasters, learn from inspiring speakers, and support our Division E champions in the contests. 

Now, let’s talk about Club Officer elections. Nominations should be made by the last meeting in April, with elections taking place by the first meeting in June. It’s crucial that the new officers are reported on the Toastmasters.org website by June 30. 

There are ten Club Officer Training events scheduled already. If you’d like to be involved in facilitating those events, please let Bettyann Peck and Mohan Padamati know. Make sure to mark these events in your schedules to ensure you don’t miss out on valuable training opportunities.

In closing, I want to express my gratitude to each and every one of you for your dedication and commitment to Toastmasters. I have learned that I cannot do this alone. I need your support to bring positive change and growth to Division E. 

Warm regards,

Elizabeth (Liz)  Keeling
Division E Director 2023-2024-2025!

Happy New Year from Division E

Hello!

I am your new Division E Director for 2023-2024! Happy new Toastmasters year!

My journey in Toastmasters started at NYISO Toastmasters 764383 in 2017 and I have earned several educational designations, including PM5, PI5, and SR2. Division E has clubs in the Capital Region of New York all the way up to the North Country region, which is full of history and summer pastimes. Some of our most successful clubs include Bethlehem Toastmasters and NYS Forum Toastmasters, which regularly achieve President’s Distinguished designation. 
I want our clubs to focus on membership building over the course of the year to connect like-minded individuals and also those looking to improve their public speaking skills! I look forward to working with you all this year.  
You can contact me by email at divedir@d53tm.org or by phone.  

Yours sincerely, 
Liz Keeling
Division E Director 2023-2024

Elizabeth Keeling

Episode 2: Liz Keeling

Say Yes to Opportunity with Liz Keeling, E51 AD, PI4

Meet Liz Keeling, Area Director of the Year 2022-2023! Listen in on how Liz traversed the club, area, and district area here at Toastmasters since 2017. She describes the opportunities that came her way and how she took that first step forward to achieve her goals. 

Interested in being a guest at one of Liz’s clubs? 

NYISO Toastmasters (Closed corporate club) 

Website: https://764383.toastmastersclubs.org/

Capital Advanced Toastmasters club 

Website: https://1360121.toastmastersclubs.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CATClubAlbany/