Convention Results – Contests & Awards

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