How Do I Join?

Distinguished Toastmaster, Anton Vanterpool II, DTM, at the 2013 Division F Fall Conference

How to join Old Town Toastmasters

Once you’ve decided that Old Town Toastmasters is the perfect club for you, there are just a few steps to become a member:

  1. Attend a meeting – We meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month in Old Town Alexandria. Networking starts at 6:15 pm with a prompt meeting commencement at 6:30 pm. Before the meeting starts, the VP of Membership will provide you with a guest kit containing a membership application.
  2. Complete application – The VP of Membership can answer any questions you have when filling out the Application.
  3. Submit application and initial payment – Renewal dues are collected every April and October and are $60 every six months. If you join in a different month, your dues are pro-rated. Any club officer can help you to calculate the cost to join (write checks out to Old Town Toastmasters, or pay via PayPal).
  4. Club vote: Once you are voted into Old Town Toastmasters by the existing membership, a club officer will send your application and fees to Toastmasters’ World Headquarters. You can then log onto the Toastmasters International website ( get started on your journey with Pathways.

The Toastmasters Promise

As a member of Toastmasters International and Old Town Toastmasters, I promise:

  • To attend club meetings regularly
  • To prepare all of my speech and leadership projects to the best of my ability, basing them on projects in the Competent Communication, Advanced Communication or Competent Leadership manuals
  • To prepare for and fulfill meeting assignments
  • To provide fellow members with helpful, constructive evaluations
  • To help the club maintain a positive, friendly environment necessary for 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

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