Welcome to District 54!

Due to the coronavirus and quarantining, we have canceled the 2020 Annual D54 Conference. The virtual International Speech contest will be held on May 23rd at 9:00 AM. See registration for more details.

What is Toastmasters?

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization  that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide  network of clubs. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organization's  membership exceeds 357,000 in more than 16,600 clubs in 143 countries.  Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse  backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators, and leaders.
District 54 is made up of 74 clubs. District 54  stretches from the Mattoon, Illinois in the south, parts of the Greater  Chicago area in the north, and westward to Moline in the Quad Cities  area (see map on right).
Find a Toastmasters club near you on the Toastmasters International Find a Club portal. 

District Mission

We build new clubs and support all clubs in achieving excellence.

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.

Toastmasters Values

We strive to adhere to the following values:

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Service
  • Excellence

Our Vision

That every member, current and future will become a better speaker,  a  better leader, and a more confident  person as a result of our ideas,  our decisions and our actions.


District 54 Updates


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Dealing with COVID-19

If your club is looking to learn how to conduct a virtual club meeting this video may help with best practices from District 54. 

District 54 how to setup a virtual club meeting via Zoom