Toastmasters Vocabulary

Mike Raffety, DTM, PID

AC Any of AC-B, AC-S or AC-G (formerly ATM, Able Toastmaster or Advanced Toastmaster)
AC-B Advanced Communicator Bronze educational award (formerly ATM-B, Advanced Toastmaster Bronze award, comes after CC)
AC-S Advanced Communicator Silver educational award (formerly ATM-S, comes after AC-B)
AC-G Advanced Communicator Gold educational award (formerly ATM-G, comes after AC-S)
AAD Assistant Area Director
AD Area Director (serves 3-7 clubs), was AG before July 2015
AG Area Governor (serves 3-7 clubs)
AL-B Advanced Leadership Bronze educational award (comes after CL)
AL-S Advanced Leadership Silver educational award (comes after AL-B)
Area 3-7 clubs make up an area with an Area Governor
AS Accredited Speaker
ATM Able Toastmaster (ended about 1997, replaced with ATM-B and later AC-B awards)
C&L Communications and Leadership (as in C&L award)
CC Competent Communicator educational award (first award, formerly Competent Toastmaster or CTM)
CGD Club Growth Director (district level), was LGM before July 2015
CL Competent Leadership award
COT Club Officer Training (see also TLI)
CSP Club Success Plan (putting names and dates to the DCP)
CTM Competent Toastmaster award (replaced by the CC about 2006)
DC District Council, club presidents and VP-Eds and DEC, meets twice a year
DCP Distinguished Club Plan
DD District Director (serves 4-6 divisions, 60-300 clubs), was DG before July 2015
DDP Distinguished District Plan
DEC District Executive Committee (AGs, DivGs, top three and a few more)
District60-300 clubs make up a district with areas and divisions
DivD Division Director (serves 3-7 areas), was DivG before July 2015
DivG Division Governor (serves 3-7 areas)
Division3-7 areas make up a division with a Division Governor
DG District Governor (serves 4-6 divisions, 60-300 clubs)
DOT District Officer Training (ADs and DivDs)
DSP District Success Plan
DTM Distinguished Toastmaster award (comes after AC-G and AL-S, or "Don't Time Me")
GE General Evaluator
HPL High Performance Leadership project, part of the ALS award, also known as the Leadership Excellence award
ID International Director (14 globally, 1 per region; 2010-11 has 16 globally)
IP International President (one globally, also President-elect, 1st VP, and 2nd VP)
IPDD Immediate Past District Director, was IPDG before Jul 2015
IPDG Immediate Past District Governor
IPP Immediate Past International President
LDREXECLeadership Excellence Award, WHQ uses this to track completion of the High Performance Leadership project
LGET Lieutenant Governor Education & Training (district level)
LGM Lieutenant Governor Marketing (district level)
MoT Moments of Truth
OCL Old CL award, available until 6/30/08, similar to new AL-B
PDG Past District Governor
PID Past International Director
PIP Past International President
PRM Public Relations Manager (district), was PRO before July 2015
PRO Public Relations Officer (district)
PQD Program Quality Director (district level), was LGET before July 2015
Region 4-8 districts make up a region; there are 14 regions globally
REP Revitalized Education Program, first announced in May 2013, now renamed to Pathways
S@A/SaA Sergeant at Arms (club)
SCS Successful Club Series, a series of educational modules
TI Toastmasters International
TLI Toastmasters Leadership Institute (club officer training and more)
TM Toastmasters
TMoD Toastmaster of the Day (of the meeting)
TTM Table Topics Master
Trio District Governor/Director, LGET/PQD, and LGM/CGD (district) (formerly Top Three)
VP Vice President (any of VP-Ed, VP-Mem, or VP-PR)
VPE Vice President Education (club)
VPM Vice President Membership (club)
VPPR Vice President Public Relations (club)
WCPS World Champion of Public Speaking
WHQ World Headquarters (see TI)

An education award with a "P" prepended means "pending", that WHQ has some question to clarify before issuing the award.