The Convention is over
22 West Australians attended the District 73 Convention at Lilydale in Victoria from Friday May 16 to Sunday May 18.
We had some very important District 73 Officers there:
The District Governor Mike Helm from Rising Stars, WA Governors and Central Communicators
The District Treasurer Alan Smith from Victoria Quay, WA Governors and Central Communicators
The District Secretary Jeanette Farrar from Gateway, WA Governors and Central Communicators
The District Parliamentarian David Nicholas from Victoria Quay, WA Governors and Central Communicators
We had contestants from both Divisions in all 4 Contests.
And amongst our other members were some who received special awards.
Here is an overall summary of all these results
Humorous Speech Contest Winner: Austin Nevis
Table Topics Contest Winner: Monica Hunter
International Speech Contest Winner: Chris Smith
Evaluation Contest Winner: Susie Shulsinger
Toastmaster of the Year: Marlene Sinclair
District Officer of the Year: Alan Smith
Division Governor of the Year: Bruce Hill
Area Governor of the Year: Judith Allen
New DTMs : Gil Alexander DTM, Stanley Blackford, DTM, Damian Chong DTM, Stephen Forrest DTM, Michael Gow DTM, Michael Malone DTM, David Nicholas DTM (5 times), Glenis Nicholas DTM (2 times), Moira Nicholson DTM, David Reynolds DTM, Mark Richard DTM, Pat Wallace-Bell DTM
Award-Winning Newsletters: Amity Toastmasters, WA; “The Raconteur”, Lilydale Toastmasters, Vic; “Speaking Out”, Launceston Toastmasters, TAS.
The Travel Gavel: Victoria Quay