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TGIF Toastmasters Club

FAQs about TGIF GATE Parents TMC
1. What is Toastmasters International?
Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Our membership is 280,000 strong. These members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 13,500 clubs in 116 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations.
2. How does it work ?
A Toastmasters meeting is a learn-by-doing workshop in which participants hone their speaking and leadership skills in a no-pressure atmosphere.

There is no instructor in a Toastmasters meeting. Instead, members evaluate one another’s presentations. This feedback process is a key part of the program’s success.

Meeting participants also give impromptu talks on assigned topics, conduct meetings and develop skills related to timekeeping, grammar and parliamentary procedure.

Members learn communication skills by working in the Competent Communication Manual a series of 10 self-paced speaking assignments designed to instill a basic foundation in public speaking.

3. Why should I join?
The Toastmasters program offers many benefits that help people in all walks of life. As a result of participating in Toastmasters, you will:

  • Increase your self-confidence
  • Become a better speaker
  • Become a better leader
  • Communicate more effectively
4.Cost to Join(membership Fee)

Membership is affordable – a great value that can change your life that costs less than a dollar a day. Your initial investment:

  • $20 New member fee
  • $36 Dues for six months, plus any club expenses. (Some clubs may charge a nominal fee in addition to the regular dues for items such as meeting space and club supplies.)
  • Total Approx $69.55 to start 
If you have any more questions, please contact Dr Pareek President TGIF  GATE Parents TMC  
TGIF GATE Parents TMC Executive officers were elected for the term 2013-14 in TGIF Parents meeting on Jan 11,2013 at Centerville Junior High, Fremont, CA.
Following are the Elected TGIF  GATE Parents TMC club Executive Board members
  • President Elect : Dr K Pareek
  • VP Education Elect : Khyati Pandya
  • VP Membership Elect : Rajiv Vohra
  • VP PR Elect : Marina Gunady
  • Secreatry Elect :Priya Bobba
  • Treasurer Elect : Geetanjali
  • Sergeant of Arms Elect: N Rao Routhu