The name of this corporation is Toastmasters International.This corporation is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person.Section 3: Admission and Continuation of Member Clubs Any group desiring admission as a member club of Toastmasters International shall make written application on forms provided by World Headquarters.Upon adoption by the group and filing with World Headquarters of a properly certified constitution for member clubs and upon fulfillment of all requirements established by the Board of Directors, a charter shall be signed by the International President and the Executive Director.The amount of the new individual member fee and the charter fee, and all other policies for admission and continuation of member clubs may be established and modified from time to time by the Board of Directors.Section 4: Termination and Suspension The provisions of this section shall govern termination and suspension of voting members of this corporation.The Board of Directors shall prescribe, and may modify from time to time, policies for termination, suspension, and restoration of voting membership status, consistent with these Bylaws.Neither termination nor suspension shall relieve the voting member of any accrued but unpaid obligations of such voting member to this corporation.
Section 1 Toastmasters International is the leading movement devoted to making effective oral communication a worldwide reality.
The contemporary American concept of stewardship is currently being criticised regarding its ability to meet the needs of a changing society.
Some critics say that Americans have forgotten stewardship and some infer that it is missing or dead.
During the period of suspension, a delegate at large shall not have any of the rights of a voting member of this corporation, and shall not be considered in good standing.
Section 5: Liability No member club, delegate at large, nor any individual member of any club, shall be personally liable to any creditor, or for any indebtedness or liability, of Toastmasters International, and any and all of the creditors of the corporation shall look only to the assets of the corporation for payment.