Toastmasters International Organizational Structure


The MEMBER is the most important person in the
Toastmasters International Organization. District 6, covering most of
Minnesota and part of Northwestern Ontario, has over 4,500 members in more
than 280 Clubs.


The CLUB is built upon the foundation of its members. It takes 20 members to charter a new club. Under the direction and leadership of the Club’s Executive Committee, members work together to meet specific goals within the Distringuished Club Program (DCP). Executive Committee Officers include the President, Immediate Past President, Vice President Education, Vice President Membership, Vice President Public Relations, Treasurer, Secretary, and Sergeant At Arms. The DCP explained.


CLUBS are grouped into AREAS consisting of 4 to 6 Clubs. An Area Director is appointed as a resource person and the Club’s principal contact with the District Director and with Toastmasters International (Find a Club).


AREAS are organized into DIVISIONS with 4 to 6 Areas per Division. A Division Director is elected or assigned to help coordinate the activities of the Area Directors and to provide educational opportunities that benefit all Clubs in the Division. District 6 Leaders


DIVISIONS are grouped together to form DISTRICTS.  There are 10 Divisions in District 6 (A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I, and J). A District Director, Program Quality Director, and Club Growth Director are elected by the Clubs to coordinate the Toastmasters International program in the Divisions that comprise the District.


DISTRICTS are organized into groups called REGIONS,  the largest administrative grouping. Two people from a Region are elected  to sit on the Board of Toastmasters International. Region IV is one of 8 Regions and is composed of 6 Districts.
Region IV is composed of:

  • District 6 (Most of Minnesota and part of Ontario)
  • District 19 (Iowa) Web Site
  • District 24 (Nebraska) Web Site
  • District 42 (Alberta and Saskatchewan) Web Site
  • District 64 (Manitoba and part of Northwestern Ontario) Web Site
  • District 78 (North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Northwestern Minnesota) Web Site


The Board of Directors of Toastmasters International are voluntary elected positions, headed up by a President, President-Elect, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Directors from the Regions and a Program Director.  They work together to provide an educational program which is then administered by the other levels of the Toastmasters International organization.


World Headquarters has more than 140 professionals headed by the Chief Executive Officer. They oversee
the daily operation of the organization, providing materials and assistance to Clubs and Districts.