Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Announcement from D'Utama TM Club President

Dear D'Utama Toastmasters,

I hope this email finds you well and you have been having a fabulous week so far. D'Utama Toastmasters club concluded our regular meeting on 4th October 2012 under the stewardship of our very own Dr. Goh Sheen Yee with her theme "It Takes Courage!". It was truly a good meeting where we have 24 our our club members who had avail themselves to be role players, speakers, evaluators and the encouraging audience. We also had 3 guests that visited us.

The Best Table Topic speaker: Steven Lai, CC
The Best Assignment speaker: Steven Lai, CC
The Best Speech evaluator: Alex Tan CTM

The meeting proper concluded at 9:40PM, truly a record for D'Utama Toastmasters Club.

We proceeding on to serious business during our Business Session where D'Utama Toastmasters Club conducted an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM). This EGM had to be called as we had two Executive Committee members who have tendered their respective resignation; Tan Chong Guan (SAA) and Jonathan Moh (Secretary) due to personal and career commitments. The club wishes them the best and success in their endeavour and still welcomes them to be retain their membership if they chooses to do so.

We then proceeded to officially nominate and elect our new SAA and Secretary respectively. They are;

  • Chan Yew Choong (Secretary)
  • Billy Low (SAA)
We encourage the members to give them the support & encouragement to perform their service and roles to the best of their abilities. The meeting concluded by 9:55PM.


  1. Semi-annual Dues - The Exco wishes to thank the 32 members who have paid up. However there are still those who have not paid their respective dues. I urge them to contact our club Treasurer, Jack Ng to settle this soonest possible to avoid any disruption to your membership.
  2. Division Level Contest (13 Oct 12, 1:30PM to 5:00PM) - Our club/area champion Alex Tan will be proceeding to the division level contest this Saturday at Taylor's Lakeside campus. A few members have purchased tickets to support Alex and I too will be there. If anyone who are still interested, please let me know and I can secure the tickets for you for RM10.
  3. Fellowship Trip to Janda Baik - response has been good and our VPE, Chu Shi Wei has been sending out communication on those who are still interested and those who have signed up. Any further queries, please refer to our VPE.
  4. Next Meeting (18 Oct 12) - Our next Toastmasters Meeting will be on 18th Oct and it will be lead by our Club VPPR, VK Choong. Mark your calendars and come join the fun.
Continue to checkout our club website ( and Facebook page ( so that you won't miss out on the latest news and happenings. Till the next time we meet, have a fantastic week !!!

Yours truly,
Johnson Yike
President (2012/13)
D'Utama Toastmasters Club (#5912)