Build The Self-Confidence You Want


At Winchmore Hill Speakers Club, members have the opportunity to participate in a variety of speaking activities and exercises that help them build confidence, enhance their speaking skills, and overcome any public speaking fears they may have.

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Enhance Your Desire for Strong Public Speaking Abilities

The success of a club meeting depends on the participants. At each meeting, there are many roles to fill and they play an important part in making the club experience enjoyable. Below is a list of the club meeting roles. Click on the title for a brief description and resources to help fulfil each role.










Club Officer Roles Can Help You Become the Leader You Want to be

A club officer has a very important role within Toastmasters International. The success of a club and its members depend on how well you and your fellow club officers execute your responsibilities. By providing leadership and support, you can foster a positive environment that’s conducive to members’ personal and professional growth, allowing them to achieve their Toastmasters education program goals.


The Treasurer is responsible for managing the club’s finances and ensuring its financial stability. As the Treasurer, you will handle the club’s financial transactions, including collecting membership dues, managing club funds, and making payments for club expenses. You will maintain accurate financial records and provide regular reports on the club’s financial status to the club members and the club officers.


The Secretary is responsible for managing the club’s administrative tasks and ensuring smooth communication among club members and officers. As the Secretary, you will take minutes during club meetings and maintain accurate records of club activities, including meeting agendas, attendance, and any important decisions or discussions. These minutes serve as a valuable reference for future meetings and help to ensure accountability and transparency within the club.


Vice President Public Relations

The VPPR is responsible for promoting the club to both internal and external audiences, managing its public image, and attracting new members. As the VPPR, you will develop and implement a comprehensive public relations strategy for the club. This includes creating and distributing promotional materials, such as flyers, brochures, and social media posts, to raise awareness of the club and its activities.

Vice President Membership

The VPM is responsible for attracting new members, ensuring member satisfaction, and facilitating their smooth integration into the club. As the VPM, you will actively promote the club to potential members by organizing outreach activities and events. This may include hosting open houses, participating in community fairs, or conducting presentations to introduce the club and its benefits to prospective members.


Vice President Education

The VPE is responsible for overseeing the educational program of the club and supporting members in their speaking and leadership development. As the VPE, you will work closely with club members to help them set and achieve their speaking goals. You will guide them in selecting appropriate speech projects from the Toastmasters International educational program, such as the Competent Communication (CC) and Advanced Communication Series manuals.


Your primary responsibility as President is to lead the club and its members. You will preside over club meetings, ensuring they run smoothly and efficiently. You will collaborate with other club officers to create engaging meeting agendas and facilitate a supportive and inclusive environment where members can develop their speaking and leadership skills. Additionally, as President, you will guide and support the club officers in fulfilling their roles and responsibilities. 

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Engaging in Pathways Can Provide You With the Competitive Edge You Desire.

The Pathways learning experience is Toastmasters’ education program. This multi-language online learning tool allows you to leverage over 300 practical workplace skills -Interview Skills, Leadership Development, Project Management, Conflict Resolution, Online Meeting Management . We at Winchmore Hill Speakers provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.

Innovative Planning

Leadership Development

Motivational Strategies

Persuasive Influence

Presentation Mastery

Strategic Relationships

Team Collaboration

Visionary Communication

Dynamic Leadership

Effective Coaching

What is Gavel Club?

Gavel Clubs are affiliated with Toastmasters International and provide a supportive and structured environment for members to develop their public speaking and leadership skills.

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What's in it for me?

Gavel Club will give you the skills and confidence you need to effectively express yourself in any situation. Whether you are a tenured manager, student, young professional, someone looking to advance their career, or someone hoping to make an impact in your community, Toastmasters is the most efficient, supportive, enjoyable, and affordable way of gaining great communication skills. By learning to effectively formulate and express your ideas, you open an entirely new world of possibilities. You’ll improve your interpersonal communication and be more persuasive and confident when giving speeches.

Joining Toastmasters can help you achieve your personal and professional goals. Is one of your goals listed below? Click on it to see how we can help you accomplish it!



  1. Build Confidence for Public Speaking: Gavel club present speaking opportunities at every meeting. Whether you present a prepared speech, participate in Table Topics®, or fill a meeting role, you can get the valuable practice needed to build confidence for public speaking. And Toastmasters’ safe and supportive club environment means there’s no pressure, so you can work at your own pace.
  2. Become a more effective speaker: An integral part of Toastmasters is giving and receiving feedback. When you speak at a club, a fellow Toastmaster will provide you with feedback to help you grow your public speaking skills. With the Pathways learning experience, you will have access to an education program that will teach you the skills required to become a more effective speaker.
  3. Improve my presentation Skill: Gavel Club isn’t only for improving your public speaking or communication skills. By giving speeches and working through a learning path in the Pathways learning experience, you will learn how to structure your presentation and incorporate tone and body language to truly engage with your audience.
  4. Improv my Leadership Skill: Since Gavel clubs are run by members, each club offers volunteer leadership positions. When you combine this with the leadership skills you can learn through the Pathways learning experience, you can not only build skills, but can gain valuable experience leading a team.
  5.  Meet my professional Goal: By improving your communication, public speaking, and leadership skills, you are building a better version of yourself. Whether you are hoping to land that big promotion or simply want to feel more confident when communicating with coworkers, Gavel Club can help teach the skills you need!
  6. Increase my fluency in a Language: By improving your communication, public speaking, and leadership skills, you are building a better version of yourself. Whether you are hoping to land that big promotion or simply want to feel more confident when communicating with coworkers, Gavel Club can help teach the skills you need!
  7. Network With Others and Build Social Communication: Gavel come from all walks of life. Over time, attending meetings will allow you to build social connections and network with others that you may not have had the opportunity to meet otherwise. In a Gavel club, you’ll find likeminded people who are working hard to build similar skills as you!


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What can I expect in a meeting?

In Toastmasters, everything revolves around the club meeting. With over 15,000 clubs in almost 150 countries, each club is unique in their own way. While clubs all feature the same structure, some are more formal, feature a theme, or have criteria for members to join. We encourage everyone to visit several clubs until they find one that fits their needs. To learn more about the basic structure of a Gavel Club meeting.

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What does the club experience offer?

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What are members saying?

Don’t just take our word for how great being a Gavel Club is. Hear from members from around the world who have used the Toastmasters program to learn new skills, solve problems, and grow as individuals.

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How do I learn and grow?

In addition to the supportive learning environment in the club, there is a structured education program called Pathways.

What is the Pathways learning experience?
Pathways is Gavel’ exciting, interactive, and flexible education program open_in_new. It focuses on five core competencies: Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Strategic Leadership, Management, and Confidence. With 11 paths to choose from (and more in development), you have the option to pick which skills you want to focus on.

How does Pathways work?
Sign into Pathways and take the online assessment, which will suggest a learning path based on your goals. As a Toastmasters member, you will receive one free path when you join. Progress through your path by completing projects, giving presentations at club meetings, and implementing feedback, all done at your own pace. Each path has five levels and you’ll start by mastering fundamentals before working your way up to demonstrating your expertise. Best of all, Pathways is available online or in print and is translated into eight languages!

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How can I start learning now?

Ready to experience the ultimate source in public speaking and leadership? For 90 years, the Gavel Club  has provided practical information and inspiring stories, with a range of in-depth articles and helpful tips written by industry experts and experienced members. You’ll gain tools for improving your speeches, advice on growing your leadership skills, and deeper insight into your strengths. Plus, look forward to online exclusives every month!

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I’m ready to join. What’s next?

You can visit a club near you—or one that meets online—for free as a guest, with no obligation to join. Find a club that best fits your schedule and personality.  Send questions via email to .

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