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West Seattle Toastmasters Club 832 is a thriving club with a growing, diverse membership. Some members are currently in the beginning of their careers, while some are established leaders. Others have public speaking experience but most are without. Our membership is open to everyone 18 years of age or older. Guests are always welcome. There’s a spot here for you!
“I stay in Toastmasters because of the people and educational value! Warm, supportive, fun-loving and inspiring describe West Seattle Toastmasters Club #832.”
Club 832 was founded on April 1, 1950, as the “Federal Toastmaster’s Club of Seattle.” Membership was drawn from federal service military and civilian personnel in and around Seattle. The original officers came from the General Services Administration, the FBI, the Seattle Port of Embarkation, the US Army Corps of Engineers, and the Public Housing Administration.
In 2020, our club celebrated its 70th anniversary and continues to provide a supportive learning environment to all community members.
Why Choose Us
Among the many reasons our members have chosen to be part of West Seattle Toastmasters Club #832:
To improve our speaking and presentation skills for personal and professional reasons.
To challenge ourselves to step out of our “comfort zones” when in a group setting.
To receive positive reinforcement and suggestions for improvement in our presentation skills. ALL new members are assigned a mentor!
To enjoy entertaining speeches and presentations on a monthly basis.
We're conveniently located in the heart of West Seattle with free parking! (Note: meetings are online via Zoom until further notice.)
Club & Member Awards
Our club boasts an award-winning membership with members who have participated and won in speech contests, received district awards, and became Distinguished Toastmasters.
12x President's Distinguished Club — the highest level of recognition available in Toastmasters International.
3x Select Distinguished Club
3x Talk Up Toastmasters Award
1x Smedley Award
1x Phoenix Club Award
Multiple club members are Distinguished Toastmasters (DTM). The DTM award represents the highest level of educational achievement in Toastmasters.
Many club members have participated in and won club-, area-, and division-level speech contests.
Several of our members are recipients of District 2 awards: District Toastmaster of the Year Award, Rising Star Awards, and many others.