District 3 Toastmasters:  Where Arizona's Leaders Are Made

District 3 2018 Spring Conference:

May 18-20, 2018 Details: TBA

"Relive the memories" - Fall Conference 2017 (Shutterfly)

"Relive the memories"

Keynote Speaker 2003 World Champion of Public Speaking Jim Key
sponsored by Epicurean Toastmasters

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Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker
Jim Key

Jim Key is the 2003 World Champion of Public Speaking. He comes from a background in computer technology, sports, music leadership, and public speaking. Simply put, Jim is a difference maker. He believes in pursuing excellence unapologetically, and without reservation.
Hitting the Mark:
The Quest for Excellence

Jim knows that all achievements of excellence, whether they be in the areas of speaking, leadership, or your other personal endeavors, start with having the proper expectations, attitudes and ambitions.

Education Session Speakers

Mike Cox Travis Hardin Barb Hildenbrand
Mike Cox Travis Hardin Barb Hildenbrand
Stories for Speakers
and Leaders

Attendees will gain a working knowledge on crafting stories that entertain, educate and inspire.

Leadership, The Influential Side of Your Purpose

This session will unfold leadership as a process that depends on influence rather than rank or title.

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

This session will help you discover the Connecting Principles!

Julie Lancaster Kegn Moorcroft
Luanne Kent Julie Lancaster Kegn Moorcroft
Let Your Body Speak

In this session, you’ll learn the types of body language, why each is important and how to execute them.

The Role of Risk-taking
in Leadership

Come to this session if you are eager to lead and innovate bravely, believe in enhancing your leadership toolbox, and want to create a culture of risk-takers.

Social 101/102

This session will introduce many social media platforms and describe the functions, how to post engaging content, and how social media can assist individual Toastmasters.


Conference Speakers

Dr. Gerard van Belle Dr. Gerard van Belle
Jim Key Dr. Gerard T. van Belle Nancy Starr-Cassidy
Maximum Value: Getting the Most from your Toastmasters Membeship

Why do some Toastmasters clubs struggle to maintain healthy membership roles and hold meetings that are both enjoyable and productive? Join Jim Key, the 2003 World Champion of Public Speaking, as he shares methods and materials which will help your club maintain health and vitality.

C+L Award
The Art of Science Communication
in Astronomy

Dr. Gerard T. van Belle is foremost a teacher and an educator. He is also an astronomer and the new Director of the Navy Precision Optical Interferometer (NPOI) Telescope Array at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, where he has been since 2011.

Pathways Learning Experience

Join us as District Pathways Chief Ambassador, Nancy Starr-Cassidy, presents an update on the December implementation of the Pathways Learning Experience and tips for success during the transition.


Leadership Breakfast

Leadership Breakfast
Sharon Tewksbury-Bloom

Sharon Tewksbury-Bloom is President of Toast of Flagstaff, the Speakers Bureau Chair for District 3 and professional member of the National Speaking Association. She is the owner of Do Good, Be Good, where she does speaking, training, facilitation, and podcasting for public servants and people in helping professions (details)
Failing Forward:
The Courage
to Keep Showing Up

In this humorous and engaging keynote, Sharon will remind you of the importance of failure to your ultimate success. Her speech will inspire you to fail forward and keep showing up until you exceed your expectations.


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Fall Conference
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