District 87 (D87) detaches herself from the parent district (District 51) in the year 2012 and belongs to Region 14 of Toastmasters International. D87 consists of toastmasters members from Indonesia, East Malaysia and Brunei. D87 is a strong and notable district with rapid growth under great leaderships.
DISTRICT DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE
On Behalf of the team, Shawn, Liana, Toh Hee, Faith, Benjamin and Angel, I welcome you to the new Term 2016/2017.
Our Theme is:- Toastmasters Where Leaders Are Made. This is in line with the Toastmasters International Board of Directors decisions to encourage all district to use the same Toastmasters International theme.
Thank you for accepting this important leadership position during this exciting time of 2016/2017 term. A Chinese saying goes:- “A journey of a thousand mile starts with the first step”. July 1 is our Day one in our leadership shoe.
Leadership is a step by step process and there is no short cut to success. Each of us taking up the leadership role by our choice. We chose, dedicated and committed to serve our members
In the past 10 years, I learnt that the most critical item is the willingness to learn, to listen and work in a dynamic team with enthusiasm. The ability to inspire, to encourage and motivate our members in their journey is a way of making a difference in transforming lives.
I look forward working with you to achieve yours’ and members goals for the term. Together we shall
1) focus on the critical success factors as specified by district educational and membership goals
2) ensuring that each club effectively fulfill its responsibilities to its members
3) providing effective training and leadership development opportunity for clubs and district officers.
We would like to take this golden opportunity to express our sincere appreciations to District Director 2015-2016, Richard Tsen, DTM for leading us for the past 12 months. Thank you Richard for doing a wonderful job as our leader. Moving forward, we shall look up to you for guidance always. Thank you to 2015-2016 team as well. Thank you for your service, commitment and dedication.
Let us together stay with the focus, commitment, passion, accountability and responsibility towards our role. Your success shall make us proud.
Ivy Lau, DTM
District Director, 2016/2017
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