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article linkTranstion News (AngelaRitchey)
posted Tue September 23rd 2014 @ 10:05 PM

Per Toastmasters International the transition of YACT is effective July 1, 2015.  What does this mean?  We are conducting operations as normal.  As an administrative branch of Toastmasters International we will still be focused on our mission, which is the same as the district mission.  Read More »

article linkLooking for new clubs prospects (JoyceVick)
posted Wed September 10th 2014 @ 8:37 PM

Hey, let me know if you are interested in starting a new club. Read More »

article linkWelcome to the LGET blog! (Jyl)
posted Thu August 28th 2014 @ 8:31 PM

Thank you so much for visiting the LGET blog.  Please let me know what you want for education and training for the 2014-15 TI year. Read More »

article linkAmbassador Application Period Expires 10/30/14 (AngelaRitchey)
posted Sun June 1st 2014 @ 7:35 PM

YACT is seeking members interested in serving as Ambassadors for the Toastmasters revitalized education program. Read More »

article linkSpeech Contest Winners Announced! (AngelaRitchey)
posted Thu April 11th 2013 @ 4:57 PM

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Yukon Alaska Council of Toastmasters Calendar - Upcoming Events
Local Time: Sat Oct 25 08:44:50 2014
Oct 31, 2014 Due to TI: YACT Quarter 1 Treasurerís Report
Nov 1, 2014 Due: Appointment of Council Nominating Committee
Nov 30, 2014 Due: First Round of Area Governor Visits and Submission of Visit Reports to TI
Dec 31, 2014 Due to TI: Club officer lists for clubs with semiannual terms
Jan 1, 2015 Area Governors begin second round of club visits

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 effective July 1, 2015 on the 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:

90th Anniversary:

It’s time to get excited about Toastmasters’ 90th anniversary!  Get your club involved this October with a history-themed club meeting and an open house for the community. It’s also a great time to start documenting your club’s history.  District 32 would like to caputre our club history to include in their district history. Visit the TMI 90th Anniversary page to find pictures, videos, sample table topics questions, trivia and more to help inspire you!


2014 Fall Conference -- Evaluation Form

We had an amazing 2014 Fall Conference!  Our very own YACT Treasurer, Stephanie Lee, did an outstanding job as conference chair organizing and facilitating the event!  Thank you Stephanie!  

For those whom attended all or part of the conference we would like your input on what went well and what can be improved upon.  Please take a few moments to fill out the evaluation form (either Word document or via Survey Monkey) so we can pass along feedback to our spring conference committee.

 

 

 

Upcoming Events:
1.
2015 Spring Conference

  • Dates:  April 17-19, 2015
  • Location: Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

 

Club Deadlines and Reminders:

1. It is not too late to submit your club dues to Toastmasters International!  Please be sure to also submit your club's dues to YACT!

Club officers: Visit the YACT Info page for instructions to submit your club's YACT dues.  The dues for the Yukon-Alaska Council of Toastmasters are due the same time at Toastmasters dues - April and October.   Bills are not sent out for YACT dues.

Dues can be paid one of three methods:

  • Mail a check to our YACT Secretary with a list of current members
  • Deposit the proper amount to the YACT account followed by an email stating when this was done and the names of the members who are renewing.
  • Request and electronic transfer from your club bank account in to the YACT account ($.50 service charge does apply).  If your club has already set this up in the past, all that is needed to proceed with this option is an email with the names of your renewing members.  If your club has not done this in the past, you will need to complete an authorization form. 

2. Confirm your club mailing information and member contact information is current

Don't forget to update your club contact and mailing information and member contact information on TI's website. This is one of the ways prospective guests and members find your club. After you log in to TI's website, click Club Central on the left hand side of the screen. On the Conduct Club Business page:

    • Update my club meeting information:
      • Is your club contact information current?
      • Is your meeting information correct?
    • Are your club specifics up to date?
    • Update my club mailing address - this is the address TI uses to send correspondance, annual Club officer handbooks, speech contest rules, etc.

Note: TI links information from the "club meeting information" option in Club Center to their find a club page. Changes to Club Central take 2-3 business days before the changes are reflected on the "Find a Club" webpage, so be sure to update this information so you don't miss any calls, emails, visits, etc. from prospective and/or current members!

Note: It is critical member contact information is current. Council leadership periodically receive membership rosters and club officer lists from Toastmasters International (TI). The contact information received from TI is used to send out correspondance, trainging information, etc. to members so please help us ensure memebrs receive information regarding educational opportunities, etc.! 

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.

Contact us if you have any questions.


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