2018 / 2019 Contact  & Club information  

Division A

Vaughan - Richmond Hill - Markham
Division A Director -Alvin Abawan, DTM | divisionadirector@toastmasters86.org


Division Boundaries:

North:  Vaughan / King, Richmond Hill / Aurora, Markham / Whitchurch-Stouffville

South:  Steeles Avenue (Vaughan & Markham / Toronto)

East :  Markham / Durham

West: Vaughan / Peel

About Division:

Division A is comprised of 33 clubs in 7 areas. It is located in Vaughan, Richmond Hill and Markham.

Division A Achievements:
Selected Distinguished Award 2017 - 2018;
President Distinguished Award 2016 - 2017;
President Distinguished Award 2015 - 2016;
Selected Distinguished Award 2014 - 2015;
President Distinguished Award 2013 - 2014;
President Distinguished Award 2012 - 2013;
Selected Distinguished Award 2011 - 2012;
Selected Distinguished Award 2010 - 2011;
President Distinguished Award 2009 - 2010;
President Distinguished Award 2008 - 2009

Message from Division A Director: 

Division A welcomes you to join and benefit from Toastmasters. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

District 86, Division A Reward Incentive 2018 - 2019: (Available only for District 86, Division A Members restricted to one triple crown pin per member)
If a member earns 3 educational awards (including duplicate awards) OR sponsors 3 new members within a Toastmaster year (July 1st, 2018 – June 30th, 2019) he/she will earn a Triple Crown Pin. The Toastmaster member who are entitle for a triple crown pin in Division A for educational award are shown:
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"All for one and one for all, united we stand divided we fall." - Alexandre Dumas

Division A - Contacts

Area Director: Tibi Puscas , ACB, ALB | area21director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
DSC Toastmasters Club2353.toastmastersclubs.org2353CorporateWednesdays, 12:00 noon
Woodbridge Toastmasterswww.woodbridge.easy-speak.org1015141OpenWednesdays, 7:15 pm
CRH Canada Corporate x5644835CorporateThursdays; 12:00 noon
City of Vaughanx6001952CorporateWednesdays, 11:00 am
Maple Toastmastersx6489367

Area Director: Laura Connor, CC, CL | area22director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
Markham Toastmasterswww.markhamtoastmasters.com4782OpenTuesdays; 6:50 pm
IBM Toronto Lab Clubx9024CorporateWednesdays; 12:00 noon
Markham's Talk of the City Clubmarkhamtalkofthetown.toastmastersclubs.org712923OpenThursdays; 12:00 noon
Power Speaking Toastmasters Clubpowerspeaking.toastmastersclubs.org1183006OpenFridays; 12:00 noon
Toast at Noonx1146924CorporateWednesdays; 12:00 noon

Area Director: Sridhar Nimmagadda, ACB, ALB | area23director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
Markham SweetTalkers Clubwww.sweettalkers.ca4635OpenTuesdays; 6:00 pm
Markham TD Toastmastersx5151708CorporateWednesday; 5:30 PM
IIBA Markham Toastmasters Clubx5242727Corporate2nd/4th Thursday; 7:00 pm
Momentum Toastmasters www.momentumtoastmasters.ca2015480OpenTuesdays; 12:00 noon
WSP|EAKERSx2179994CorporateAlt Tuesdays; 12:00 noon

Area Director: Errol Cyrus, ACB, CL | area24director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
Richmond Hill1963.toastmastersclubs.org/1963OpenThursdays; 7:15 pm
Golden Gavel Clubgoldengavel.toastmastersclubs.org698843OpenWednesdays; 7:30 pm
Hilltop Toastmasters hilltoptoastmasters.toastmastersclubs.org1697108OpenTuesdays; 7:30 pm
Club Toastmasters FrancoFunfrancofun.toastmastersclubs.org2785335Open1st/3rd Thursday; 7:30 pm

Area Director: Vasu Desikachary, ACS, ALB | area25director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
Destiny Toastmastersdestiny.toastmastersclubs.org4398OpenWednesdays; 12:00 noon
Thornhill Clubwww.thornhilltoastmasters.com8517OpenTuesdays, 6:45 pm
Fluid Communicatorfcl.toastmastersclubs.org1115199OpenMondays, 7:30 pm
AECOMmunicatorsx3638313CorporateThursdays; 12:00 noon
Speakers of the Hill873612Open

Area Director: Martina Chen, ACS, ALB | area27director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
Advanced Speakers on the Hilladvancedspeakersonthehill.toastmastersclubs.org1448795Advanced2nd, 4th & 5th Saturday; 10:00 am
Inclusive Toastmastersinclusive.toastmastersclubs.org2194262OpenTuesdays; 7:15 pm
Your Community Realty Toastmastersx3702826Corporate2nd/4th Friday; 10:00 am
Feel Good Toastmastersx4437661OpenThursdays; 11:25 am

Area Director: Omid Alaei, ACB, ALB | area28director@toastmasters86.org
Club Name / TMI LinkWebsiteClub NumberStatusMeeting Time
Unionville Toastmasters Club 640216.toastmastersclubs.org640216OpenMondays; 7:00 pm
URS Toastmasters in Ontariox1037159CorporateWednesdays; 12:00 noon
GE Markham Toastmastersx3925020CorporateWednesdays; 4:30 pm
Cornell Markham Toastmasterscornell.toastmastersclubs.org4662653openThursday; 7:00 pm

Division A - 2018-2019 - Club Officer Training

When club officers are well-trained to perform their duties, club members are better served. This makes the member experience more positive, which leads to increased member retention.

Supplementary Club Officer Training

 When: Saturday, August 11, 2018

Where: Bayview Hill Community Center, 114 Spadina Rd, Richmond Hill

Who: Club Executive Officers, 2018-2019 

Registration: 1:00 - 2:00pm

Training: 2:00-5:00pm

Cost: pre-registration $10.00; at-the-door $15.00

Note: Volunteer will receive reimbursement for $5 at the end of the Supplementary Club Officer Training. Facilitator are free of charge.

Eventbrite link: 

For further information/questions, please contact, Division A Director, Alvin Abawan, 647.921.4521


Division A - 2018 Toastmasters Marketing Expo

Division A Marketing Expo Contest: Bring the Most Guest and win a "Toastmasters Value Coin".

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Thursday, January 24, 2018
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST


Markham Civic Centre, Canada Room
101 Town Centre Blvd
Markham, ON L3R 9W3


Come out and experience Toastmasters through District 86, Division A Toastmasters Marketing Expo.

EventBrite Link: Free Registration
Meetup Link: Free Registration

 Alvin Abawan, Division A Director



Wed, November 14, 2018
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST


Bayview Hill Community Centre & Pool
114 Spadina Road
Richmond Hill, ON L4B 2Y9


Come out and experience Toastmasters through District 86, Division A Toastmasters Marketing Expo.

Lead! Network! Communicate! Make A Difference!

Come and learn from:

- Toastmasters Members Workshop Presentation
- Grammarian Report for good and poor use of language, including count the use of "crutch words"
- Quiz master to test the listening skills of all attendees
- Timer to keep on schedule

Listen, observe and interact with:

- Toastmasters Members & Guest

We will have tables where you will meet with Toastmasters members, refreshments and materials that will be useful for you.

EventBrite Link: Click Here
Meetup Link: Click Here

 Alvin Abawan, Division A Director


Division A - 2019 International Speech and Evaluation Contest

District 86, International Speech Contest Raffle Ticket 2018 - 2019: (Available only for District 86, Division A Members)
Raffle ticket are available for District 86 International Speech Contest on Sunday April 14, 2019 with a ticket value of $50! A random draw generator will be use to determine the winner at the end of District 86, Division A International Speech and Evaluation Contest.
CDN $3 = 5 Tickets / CDN$5 = 10 Tickets

: March 20, 2018

IBM Toronto Lab.
8200 Warden Ave,
Unionville, ON L6G 1C7


Alvin Abawan, Division A Director

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Our Principles:  Lead By Example • Work / Play as a Team 

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