Welcome to Menai District Toastmasters website, this site is designed to provide information about Toastmasters and more importantly, what is happening at the Menai District Toastmasters club to assist the members and guests.

Club Mission

We 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. Through this mission, each toastmaster gains a clear understanding of the club’s purpose and the organisation as a whole benefits from a shared set of values and goals.

Club Officers 2023-2024

Club President
Mauricio Tapia DTM - Mob: 0405 834 445.
Club VP_Education
Karen Young - All contact via email please.
Club VP_Membership
Olivia Papworth - All contact via email please.
Club VP_PublicRelations
Olivia Papworth - All contact via email please.
Club Secretary
Jane Stevens DTM - All contact via email please.
Club Treasurer
John Drinkwater DTM - All contact via email please.
Sergeant At Arms
John Drinkwater DTM - Mob: 0418 249 048
Club Webmaster
Ron Alexander DTM - Mob: 0412 599 017
Immediate Past President
Louise (Lou) Beaton DTM - All contact via email please.
Arthur Ollett DTM - Mob: 0407 018 120

Club Meeting Dates

JUNE - Every 2nd Tuesday 7pm sharp till 9.30pm.JULY - Every 2nd Tuesday 7pm sharp till 9.30pm.
11th June, 2024
Dell Mackness Memorial Trophy Speech Contest
9th July, 2024
Table Topics and Speeches
25th June, 2024
Table Topics and Speeches
23rd July, 2024
Table Topics and Speeches


Visitors are very welcome, please contact us to advise of your attendance. There is no charge for visitors attending a club meeting and an offer to join our Toastmasters Club will be made on the 2nd or 3rd visit. Please click on the Visitor Enquiry Form and let us understand and help you achieve your requirements or goals.

What Is Speechcraft

Our very popular Speechcraft courses have recommenced in 2024. For course registration and information, please click on the Speechcraft link.

Speechcraft is a short course teaching public speaking skills which will help to build self-confidence. Get comfortable in talking in front of a group, master your nerves in a fun, friendly and supportive, positive non-threatening environment.

What’s it all about and what are the benefits?

  • Designed to develop public speaking skills
  • Friendly, positive non-threatening environment
  • Fellow students will be there for similar reasons as you
  • Fellow students will be feeling the same emotions as you develop at your own pace
  • Receive immediate positive and helpful feedback
  • Most assisting Toastmasters are also Speechcraft graduates
  • Develop your own individual style
  • Gain a huge boost to your self confidence