Linkers

The Linkers Award has been implemented to encourage more combined/joint meetings between clubs. The benefits are simple connect, interact, network, and build a bridge of relation with people in the Toastmasters movement across clubs, areas, & divisions.

The Linkers Award is presented to the Top 3 Clubs with highest number of points attained through joint club meetings across District 92 of each of the terms:

  • Jul 1, 2016 – Nov 15, 2016
  • Nov 16, 2016 – May 15, 2017
  • Winning Clubs will be recognized during the District Conferences.

Linkers Award Winners for Jul 1, 2016 - Nov 15, 2016

  1.   WiproEC Friday Toastmasters Club
  2.   IBC Titans Toastmasters Club
  3.   Dhwani Toastmasters

Submit Linkers Information

  • Meeting agenda to be shared at least 2 days before the meeting by VP-Ed of Host Club; clearly mentioning roles by Host/Visiting Club members.
  • Minutes of the meeting to be shared by Secretary of Host Club within 5 days of meeting.
  • A Group Photo of Host Club & Visiting Club members at the Linkers Meeting is required.

Agenda Submission
(Before the meeting)

 

Minutes of the Meeting Submission
(After the meeting)

 

Meeting Criteria

  • Meeting should have a minimum of 3 speeches or 2 speeches and 1 education session.
  • Minimum of 1 project speech has to be delivered by the Host Club member.
  • Minimum of 5 roles to be taken up by Visiting Club members
    • Either of TMOD/TTM/GE
    • 1 project speech (no ice-Breaker from visiting club) from CC/AC manual.
    • Any three other roles (TMOD, TTM, TT Speaker, GE, Speech Evaluator, TAG).

Meeting Limits

  • Max of two joint meetings in a calendar month - (1 Host, 1 visit).
  • Multiple meetings with same club in a term will not be counted towards Linkers; only one joint meeting/term will be counted towards Linkers.
  • A speech evaluator from the visiting club cannot evaluate a speech of the visiting club member.

Points & Tiebreakers

  • 1 point per joint meeting for both clubs.
  • Total tally to be done for meetings conducted between July 1-Nov 15 and Nov 16-May 15 for the awards to be given at District Conferences.
  • Tiebreakers in the following order:
    • Maximum meetings with New Clubs
    • Maximum meetings with Student Clubs.
    • Maximum meetings with Advanced Clubs.
    • Education sessions conducted from Better Speaker Series manual.
    • Themed meetings (e.g. Halloween, Independence Day special, Toastmasters Anniversary week, etc).

Linkers Coordinator

Vanitha
Vanitha Rangarajan Jha

For any queries, please contact: linkers@tmdistrict92.org

Linkers Meetings for Nov 16, 2016 - May 15, 2017