Welcome to YACT! Most of the content on this website is accessible without a membership. If you are a member of a Toastmasters Club in Alaska or the Yukon Territory as a benefit included with your Yukon Alaska Council of Toastmasters dues, you can click the 'Join Now' link on the menu bar above (we'll check our membership list and approve you for access to start your own blog, start posting your powerpoint and video presentations, Toastmaster picture albums, webcasting, audioconferencing, video-chatting with other members etc.) Northern Outlook (YACT Newsletter): YACT News: Learn more about YACT joining the larger Toastmasters family on the effective July 1, 2015 merger web page. This merger opens up communication and leadership opportunities for our members beyond the council level. Transition meetings are taking place to ensure this transition is as smooth as possible. Updates will be added as more information becomes available. Have a question? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page. Don't see an answer to your question? Submit your question via our FAQ page. Check out the following pages for more information:
Upcoming Events: 1.Mid Year Club Officer Training Details to follow 2. 2015 Spring Conference Dates: April 17-19, 2015 Location: Yukon Inn, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory Keynote Speakers: Gary Schmidt, DTM, 2009-2010 Toastmasters International President Tom Jones, DTM, 2013-2015 Region 1 International Director AND Theme:Unleash Your Superpower: Lead and Speak with Confidence
This will be our last conference as a Territorial Council. Come to the Yukon Territory and celebrate with us!
If you don't have a passport yet, it is not too early to apply for one! UPDATES: Keynote speaker biographies and hotel information is available on the fall conference page. The registration form will be forthcoming! YACT Deadlines and Reminders: 1. District 32 Officer Nominations - March 15, 2015 District officer positions and descriptions District officer nomination form Club Deadlines and Reminders: Semiannual Clubs: Update Your Club Officer List On-line If your club elects officers twice a year, it's time to hold elections for the next term. Once new officers are elected, please notify World Headquarters of the results. It's easy to log in and submit your club officer list online. Be sure to submit your list by December 31 to receive Distinguished Club credit. Why join a Toastmaster club? Toastmasters International is the leading movement devoted to making effective oral communication a worldwide reality. Not a club member yet? Go to www.toastmasters.org to find a club in your area*. Visit a few clubs, join the one you feel comfortable in. *Search results: select clubs are 'Closed' or only available to employees of a certain organization. Most clubs are 'Open' to all. Through our clubs, Toastmasters International helps men and women learn the arts of speaking, listening and thinking – vital skills that promote self-actualization, enhance leadership potential, foster human understanding and contribute to the betterment of mankind. At Toastmasters, we learn by doing, and we help each other learn valuable skills that last a lifetime. Learn what works, and what doesn't Work at your own pace Focus on the areas that are important to you Share what you have learned by mentoring newer members Make friends with many improvement-oriented, positive people! Toastmasters empowers people to achieve their full potential and realize their dreams! By working our educational program - and getting feedback step-by-step, people throughout the world improve their communication and leadership skills, and find the courage to change.
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