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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 »

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Yukon Alaska Council of Toastmasters Calendar - Upcoming Events
Local Time: Mon Jan 26 03:19:26 2015
Feb 1, 2015 Start: Talk-up Toastmasters Membership Building Contest
Feb 15, 2015 Due to TI: YACT Mid-year audit report, 1st half of financial docs, and accural / inventory reports
Mar 15, 2015 Nomination Forms for District Officer Positions Due
Mar 31, 2015 Last Day of Talk-up Toastmasters Membership Building Contest
Due to TI: Second Round of Club Officer Training Reports
Club Dues due to Toastmasters International
Apr 10, 2015 Due to TI: Club due renewals for Distinguished Club credit
Apr 17, 2015 YACT 2015 Spring Conference - Whitehorse
Apr 18, 2015 YACT 2015 Spring Conference - Whitehorse
Apr 19, 2015 YACT 2015 Spring Conference - Whitehorse

Welcome to YACT!

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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:

 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 AND Tom Jones, DTM, 2013-2015 Region 1 International Director
  • 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 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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