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Dallas' oldest and most entertaining Toastmasters club!

Big "D" Toastmasters

We are here to speak, to have fun, and to help all of our members to succeed.

Since 1949, and the oldest club in Dallas, Big “D” Toastmasters has been one of the premier Toastmasters clubs in Dallas, and has provided its members with weekly public speaking opportunities, a supportive environment, and a venue for developing new friendships. Come join us!

Be sure to see our Club History, and even some news articles from the local paper in 1949.

Club Leadership
Elected officers of Toastmasters clubs have the opportunity to aid in the club's success and gain valuable hands-on leadership experience.
These are our current club officers.

Paloma Schmidt

Club President
Sets the tone for the club. Is expected to provide helpful, supportive leadership for all of the club's activities.

Don Teague

VP Education
Schedules speeches and projects. Serves as resource for questions about awards, contests and mentorship.

Nefertari Carranza

VP Membership
Promotes club and manages the process of bringing in guests and transforming them to members.

Paloma Schmidt

Promote the club to the local community and notify the media about the club's existence and benefits it provides.

Shayoni Banerjee

Maintains all club records, manages club files, handles club correspondence and take the minutes of each club and executive meeting.

Sree Nambiar

Manages club's bank account, makes payments as approved by the club executive committee. Submits member renewal fees to Toastmasters World Headquarters.

Jahai George

Sgt. At Arms
Keeps track of club property. Sets up meeting, and provides various services during the meeting.