Dr. Dilip Abayasekara was Elected International President 2005-2006.
International Directors Elected to the Board:
- 1970-1972 – Jim Butler (one of the founding District Leaders)
- 1979-1981 Ted Woods
- 2000-2002 Dr. Dilip Abayasekara
- 2008-2010 Annelie Weber.
When Toastmasters International began accepting applications from women, the first woman to join a club in District 18 was Audrey Hopkins Brown.
The club she joined was the SSA Toastmasters club (still an active club). Betty Abrams became the first woman Area Governor and Betty Temple became the first woman District Governor.