One of the biggest challenges we face every day is change. I embrace change as an opportunity. Experience plays an important role in leadership. I am an experienced leader ready to manage the changes and opportunities that come with the creation of a new District.
Toastmasters has helped me become more self-aware and confident in both my communication skills and leadership abilities. I have achieved success and recognition throughout my time in Toastmasters as a leader within my clubs, Area, and District.
I realized my passion for Toastmasters the first time I was elected Club President. I pride myself on being a life-long learner and my Toastmasters leadership journey is a huge part of it. I feel that passion when members complete their Ice Breaker, take on a meeting role for the first time, or step up to challenge themselves in a leadership role. As an experienced leader and mentor, I am a positive role model for future leaders of our District and want to instill the same passion in them.
Toastmasters International Core Values
The Core Values of Toastmasters need to be part of every leader’s mantra within this worldwide organization. When we volunteer as leaders, we become role models for thousands of other Toastmasters. As your District Director, I will live these values everyday.
For an interesting perspective on the relative importance of each core value, here is a link to a June 2016 article written by Past International President, Jim Kokocki. Toastmasters Magazine – June 2016