MEMBER’S AGREEMENT AND RELEASE:

Consistent with my desire to take personal responsibility for my conduct, individually and as a member of a Toastmasters club, I agree to abide by the principles contained in “A Toastmaster’s Promise” and the governing documents and policies of Toastmasters International and my club. I will refrain from any form of discrimination, harassment, derogatory, illegal, or unethical conduct, and I understand that if I engage in such conduct, I may be responsible to reimburse Toastmasters International, my club or other clubs, or other individuals involved with Toastmasters, for any damages, losses, or costs resulting from my conduct. Understanding that Toastmasters programs are conducted by volunteers who cannot be effectively screened or supervised by Toastmasters International or its clubs, I release and discharge Toastmasters International, its clubs, governing bodies, and representatives from any liability for the intentional or negligent acts or omissions of any member or officer of my club or other clubs, or any officer of Toastmasters International.

By submitting this application, I agree to the collection, use and processing of the personal information I provide to Toastmasters in this Membership Application for the purposes of organization administration, payment of my dues, and inclusion of my contact information in a members’ directory that will be distributed to members and employees of Toastmasters. By submitting my personal information to Toastmasters, I also agree that my information may be accessed and used by Toastmasters and its employees and agents, and will be transferred to countries that are not regarded as having adequate data protection, including to Toastmasters’ headquarters in the United States. I agree to notify addresschanges@toastmasters.org of any change to my personal information, including making any requests to check, delete or correct my personal information, so that it is accurate and current. I understand that the majority of the data requested in this application is necessary for administrative and planning purposes, and that the failure to provide this information may prevent my application from being properly processed or inclusion of my contact information in the members’ directory.

A TOASTMASTER’S PROMISE

As a member of Toastmasters International and my club, I promise …

To attend club meetings regularly;
To prepare all of my speeches to the best of my ability, basing them on projects in the Competent Communication manual, the Advanced Communication manuals or Competent Leadership manual;
To prepare for and fulfill meeting assignments;
To provide fellow members with helpful, constructive evaluations;
To help the club maintain the positive, friendly environment necessary for all members to learn and grow;
To serve my club as an officer when called upon to do so;
To treat my fellow club members and our guests with respect and courtesy;
To bring guests to club meetings so they can see the benefits Toastmasters membership offers;
To adhere to the guidelines and rules for all Toastmasters educational and recognition programs;
To maintain honest and highly ethical standards during the conduct of all Toastmasters activities.