Learn more about where to find more information to help you with your membership, including navigating the websites and how the club fits into the Toastmasters International organisation.
Navigating the websites
We know that navigating the websites and pages available to members can be more than a little tricky. This is a brief overview to help you find your way and clarify when and where you need login details.
At toastmasters.org you’ll find a wealth of information about the organisation as well as educational, marketing and club management materials.
As a member you will be supplied with a login from Toastmasters International giving you access to additional materials as well as member prices on items in the TI shop. This is also where you will find Basecamp and access the Pathways education system.
Go to d71toastmasters.org to read about the district team, events in the UK and Ireland and find additional resources and incentives for you and your club.
All information is public and no login is required
This is our club website. Our aim is to provide members and visitors with more information specific to our club, particularly our meeting events and members. Please let us know if you feel something is missing, or as a member you have something to contribute. All information is public and no login is required.
Easy Speak found at toastmasterclub.org is the club management system used by Ipswich Electrifiers. Login is required in order to sign up for meetings, view and print meeting agendas, schedule speeches and to view your progress towards educational awards. Club officers also use this for club management functions such as notifying members of forthcoming meeting roles.Your access to Easy Speak is set up and managed by the club VP Education and VP Membership.
Understanding the organisation
Ipswich Electrifiers is in District 71, Division G, Area 1 of Toastmasters International. Here is a brief explanation and links to where you can find out more
As a club member you are also a member of Toastmasters International and part of your club membership is paid to TI. This is where the education programs, policies and procedures are determined. A huge amount of information and support is provided from TI to members worldwide. The Toastmasters International website is toastmasters.org
District 71 covers the UK (above the M25) and Ireland and is overseen by the district leadership team. The district provides support, incentives and advice for clubs in the district. A yearly conference is held including speech contests. The district website is d71toastmasters.org
The district is divided into multiple divisions. Winners from division level contests go on to compete at district level. Other events are also held at division level. The district is supported by a division director. The division has a division Facebook page. Ipswich Electrifiers is in division G.
Areas are a group of between 3 and 6 clubs, a group of areas make up a division. An area director supports the clubs and is the link between clubs in the area and the wider organisation. Ipswich Electrifiers is in area 1. The area has a area Facebook page.
Ipswich Electrifiers Speakers' Club
Like all TI clubs, Ipswich Electrifiers is a private members non-profit club, our members come from across Ipswich and the surrounding area.
This is the public web site for Ipswich Electrifiers. We also use the Easy Speak system on toastmasterclub.org to manage our agendas and member role history.
Follow us on twitter @IpsElectrifiers