This article appeared in an August 2016 issue of the student newsletter.
DCCCD Talks is one of thousands of chapters of Toastmasters International. Open to students, staff, retirees and the general public, the club offers members numerous opportunities to improve communication skills and build leadership experience. DCCCD employees also can earn professional development credits by attending meetings.
Toastmasters is built on four guiding principles:
Toastmasters International was founded in 1924. DCCCD Talks was chartered in October 2013. Chapter meetings are held at the District Office (1601 S. Lamar St.) every other Thursday from noon - 12:45 p.m.
For more information,
visit the club website or email DCCCD Talks 2016-2017 President Donna Starks at
firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also check out the Toastmasters International (parent) website at
As of August 2016, current DCCCD Talks members include: