Offices held, awards gained and activities performed in TI

Became a member of Toastmasters Roma

On his first visit to the club, Francesco immediately fell in love with Toastmasters and asked to join the club.

July 11th, 2011

Ice breaker    

He gave his first speech

August 8th, 2011

Assistant VP Membership  

Due to the VP Membership not being able to perform his duties temporarily, Francesco was asked by the President to provide support to the club.

September/
December, 2011

VP Public Relations 

Francesco was elected VP PR to replace the previously appointed member who was unable to continue to take on his duties. During his term as VP PR he completely revised the club’s website, set up and animated Facebook pages to support the club’s vision (both a group and an organisation page), set up a LinkIn group, prepared brochures and posters in Italian, organized three open houses of which one took place in Bari!

January/June, 2012

Incorporation of Italy into District 59

He led a series of activities that eventually brought Italy to be incorporated into District 59! Way to go!

January 2012/June 2014

Achieved his CC

February 13th, 2012

Qualified at the contests at the First Italian Conference  

Third place in the Italian Speech Contest

Second place in the Italian Evaluation Contest

April 16th/17th, 2012

Achieved his CL

April 24th, 2012

Chaired the first Italian Clubs Conference Call

Led the first of a number of conference calls to which Presidents and VPEs of the Italian Clubs took part, in order to coordinate efforts towards the incorporation of Italy into D59 and on the organization of the National Conferences

June 2012

President

He was Club as President of Toastmasters Roma during 2012/2013, and helped the club to be President Distinguished. During that year the club moved to its current location, Hotel American Palace, and also had an additional meeting room in the center of Rome.

The club started having regular meetings in English in addition to those in Italian.

Special events and open houses were organised and membership reached 30.

July 2012 / June 2013

Treasurer

Replaced the Treasurer in his role, because the member originally elected was unable to continue with this role.

October 3rd, 2012/June 30th, 2013

Achieved his ACB

October 17th, 2012

Achieved his ALB

October 22nd, 2012

2nd National Conference Chair

Led the effort of organizing the Second Italian Toastmasters Conference, which took place in Rome

 

November 3rd/4th, 2012

Qualified in the contests at the Second Italian Conference         

First place in the Italian Humorous Speech Contest

Second place in the English Humorous Speech Contest

Third place in the Italian Table Topic Contest

Third place in the English Table Topic Contest

November 3rd/4th, 2012

Attended the District Conference in Bonn

November 16th/18th, 2012

Attended the District Conference in Antwerp

May 10th/12th, 2013

Translation of EasySpeak into Italian

Worked with the developers of EasySpeak to develop a translation tool.

And then Coordinated the translation effort into Italian

Since May 2013

Achieved his ACS

May 15th, 2013

Qualified in the contests at the Third Italian Conference
Second place in the Italian Evaluation Contest

May 26th ,2013

VP Education

Francesco was Vice-President Education of Toastmasters Roma for 2013/2014, and helped the club to be President Distinguished.

July 2013 / June 2014

Attended the District Conference in Budapest

November 15th/17th, 2013

Ambassador for the REP

Since November 2013

EasySpeak support for Italy

Since April 2014

Attended the District Conference in Cracow

May 16th/18th, 2014

District Evaluation Contest Semifinals Test Speaker

May 17th, 2014

Achieved his ACG

May 28th, 2014

5th National Conference Chair

Francesco led the effort of organizing the Fifth Italian Toastmasters Conference, which took place in Rome

June 27th/29th, 2014

Qualified for the contests at the Fifth Italian Conference

Third place in the Italian Speech Contest

Third place in the Italian Evaluation Contest

Third place in the English Evaluation Contest

June 28th ,2014

Completed his High Performance Project

The subject was: Incorporating Italy into District 59.

It was a success story for which all Italian Toastmasters contributed. Congratulations to the team efforts!

July 1st, 2014

Area Governor for G3 (Center/South Italy) (This Area became President's Distinguished)

July 2014 / June 2015

Club Sponsor and Charter member of Toastmasters FAO

August 18th, 2014

Achieved his ALS

September 3rd, 2014

Achieved his DTM (with the help of so many members)

September 3rd, 2014

Local arrangements for the DECM to be held in Rome

Francesco led the effort of organizing the logistics for the DECM which took place in Rome.

The District leaders were truly impressed by this success story and still talk about it to this date.

September 6th/8th, 2014

Club Sponsor and Charter member of Toastmasters INAIL

He gave his supported the creation of the club and its chartering on the 90th anniversary of Toastmasters International.

October 22nd, 2014

Attended the District Conference in Lyon

November 21st/23rd, 2014

He was awarded “Distinguished Leadership” for Italy’s incorporation in District 59

November 23rd, 2014

Director of the video which won the TM contest for November 2014

December 10th, 2014

Attended the DECM in Barcelona

February 7/8th, 2015

Attended the District Conference in Porto.

He successfully running from the floor as Division Director.

Not an easy achievement! His fellow District Officers are well aware.

May 2015

Division Director (currently Distinguished, aiming at President's Distinguished)

since July 1st, 2015

Attended the DECM in Leuven

September 2015

Attended the DECM in Nice

February 2016

Completed his second CC

April 2016