Arthur J. Divers recognized as Distinguished Toastmaster
DETROIT — Heather Lane, past governor of Toastmasters International’s District 28, presented the Distinguished Toastmaster Medallion to Arthur J. Divers, Ph.D. during the Fall Conference on Nov. 3 in Toledo, Ohio.The Distinguished Toastmaster Medallion (DTM) is given for demonstrated outstanding leadership as a district area governor. Duties of the district area governor include assisting and inspiring members of three clubs in developing their communication and leadership skills.The DTM plaque is given only to those members who have completed both communication and leadership tracks of the Toastmasters International program. Members must conduct several seminars; serve as a leader at several organizational levels; form, sponsor or re-build a Toastmaster Club; serve as a district officer; and complete the high performance leadership program. Achieving Distinguished Toastmaster status involves years of study, dedication, self-discipline and active participation in the Toastmasters organization.According to Toastmasters Executive Director Daniel Rex, “Only a few of the more than 270,000 members of our international organization ever achieve this recognition.”By achieving Distinguished Toastmaster status, Toastmaster Divers has utilized his effective communication and leadership skills in professional and community activities to the benefit of others.