About District 109

Toastmasters International is the world’s leading organization devoted to improving and developing individual communication and leadership skills. Toastmasters District 109 is a “Smedley Distinguished District” that consists of 116 clubs (30th June 2023) across Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Malta, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Greece, Italy, Israel, Liechtenstein, San Marino, Switzerland, Slovenia, Türkiye, and Vatican City.











Each group of three to six clubs is taken care of by an Area Director, who visits them and builds the bridge to the district. Three or more Areas can be grouped in a Division. A Division Director is the team leader for the Division’s Area Directors. Division Directors report to the District Director.

Our District is composed of the following 8 Divisions:

  • Division A – Italy, Malta (and San Marino, Vatican City)
  • Division C – Switzerland (Basel, Bern, Lucerne + surrounding Areas)
  • Division D – Switzerland (Geneva, Lausanne, Neuchatel, Nyon + surrounding Areas)
  • Division E – Switzerland (Baden, St. Gallen, Winterthur, Zurich + surrounding Areas) and Liechtenstein
  • Division F – Austria, Slovenia
  • Division G – Greece, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Israel (and Albania, Montenegro, North Macedonia)
  • Division H – Türkiye

Toastmasters International Mission

We empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders.

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 International Values

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Service
  • Excellence

Toastmasters International Envisioned Future

To be the first-choice provider of dynamic, high-value, experiential communication and leadership skills development.