District 103 has done well in its first 6-months of existence. Watch the “District 103 Year in Review” video to see the clubs, members, and leaders that have helped District 103 meet its mission to “build new clubs and support all clubs in achieving excellence.”

Thank you to everyone who supported the first-annual District 103 Spring Conference on Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14 at the Holiday Inn Countryside, 6201 Joliet Road, Countryside, IL 60525. We had an enjoyable, memorable time. Click here to see the Virtual Banner Parade participants who helped to kick-off the Opening Ceremonies of the 2018 Spring Conference.

Congratulations to the 2018 District Speech Contest winners:


  • 1st place winner: Valerie Lyons, Wrightwood-Ashburn Overcomers (WAO) Toastmasters Club #771880
  • 2nd place winner: Dilini Fernando, The Noble Hops #5588595


  • 1st place winner: James Traywick, Talk of the Town #3731
  • 2nd place winner: Dilini Fernando, The Noble Hops #5588595

Congratulations to the newly-elected 2018-2019 District 103 leaders:

  • District Director: Don Williams, DTM
  • Program Quality Director: Bill Morrill, DTM
  • Club Growth Director: Frank Hesser, DTM
  • Division Director: Sonya Ebhotemen, CC, ALB
  • Division Director: Kailas Girase, CC, ALB
  • Division Director: Jerome McCall, ACB, ALB
  • Division Director: Joe McCarty, DTM
  • Division Director: Mike Royster, CC, ALB

Have you seen the new District 103 “Express Your G.I.F.T.S.” T-shirt? Did you know it features the name of your club? Will you help to support this T-shirt fundraiser by May 12? To learn more, visit https://www.customink.com/fundraising/2018d103tshirts. Get one for yourself or as gifts for your club members or guests.

Calling all new CLUB LEADERS for the 2018-2019 club year. Mark your calendar to attend the first-round of club officer training at the 2018 District 103 Summer Toastmasters Leadership Institute (TLI) on Saturday, June 9 at Morton College, 3801 South Central Avenue, Cicero, IL. Registration opens soon.

The Pathways educational program has arrived in District 103! Has your club made the transition? District 103 Pathways Guides/Ambassadors are coming to your clubs to help you and your members get ready for the transition. Book them on your agenda. Come prepared to ask them questions. Click here to use various Pathways videos and resources from Toastmasters International. Also, check out these Pathways resources courtesy of District 18. Want to know the Pathways Guide/Ambassador assigned to your club/area? Click here to view and/or download list.

Get social with District 103 Toastmasters! Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/d103tm and like our page. You can also follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/d103tm.