What does the District Director do?

As the district’s chief executive officer, direct the district in a way which fosters strong clubs; produces maximum growth in education completions, clubs and membership; and be consistent with the interests of members of Toastmasters International. Motivate the district to achieve Distinguished recognition. Achieve the mission of the district in a manner that motivates volunteer leaders and promotes a standard of excellence in all district activities.


At the time of taking office, the district director shall have served at least six consecutive months as a club president and at least 12 consecutive months as a program quality director, club growth director or division director or a combination thereof.


Kerry Deschamps, DTM, District 96 Director

Kerry Deschamps, DTM

Leader Role
District Director
Kerry has been a Toastmasters for 21 years, lives in Prince George and is currently District 96 Director overseeing 145+ clubs. He originally joined Toastmasters to get over his nervousness and increase his confidence around people and is currently a member of a community and an advanced Toastmasters club. Kerry has served in many leadership roles including every club officer role, Area Director, Division Director and Program Quality Director. He has completed all the advanced communication manuals, the better speaker series, the successful club series and the leadership excellence series. Kerry has also won the District Evaluation Contest in 2006.