Meet a Power Couple, Jeff and Donna Sobel. Donna is a former Division Director, while Jeff currently serves as the International Director for Region 9. Interested in being a guest at one of their clubs? Find out more information below!
Meet Steve Lanning, twice all-around Distinguished Toastmaster and everyone’s go-to Toastmaster extraordinaire. Learn about his Toastmasters and leadership journeys. He openly shares what he is involved in and all the opportunities that opened for him during his time with Toastmasters. Interested in being a guest at one of Steve’s clubs? Find out more information below!
Sarita is a member of Speakeasy Toastmasters in Hadley, Massachusetts; a former member of Mohawk Trail Toastmasters, and a past Area Director. She also plays an important role in the community of Massachusetts dentistry, where she’s helped revive a professional association of women dentists through the skills she learned in Toastmasters.
There are eight episodes in the first season, and two more are coming soon!
Meet Donna Peterson, a leader in her own right! Get to know Donna and her navigation through Toastmasters. Donna is the Chief Executive Officer of World Innovators, a business-to-business marketing firm with over three decades of experience in developing and strengthening relationships to drive growth for clients. As a member of New Dawn Toastmasters, she has honed her leadership abilities through a deeper understanding of diverse communication styles. This has enabled her to secure additional clients through more persuasive speeches and presentations. Listen in as she shares the pearls of club meetings, how to stay motivated and how to resonate with future members and leaders.
Meet John Hogan, the 2022-2023 D53 District Director! Get to know John and learn about his Toastmasters and leadership journeys. He openly shares why he considered embracing district leadership and his motivations behind support not only her friends and colleagues but all the clubs, areas, and divisions within our District.
Meet Nancy Peck-Cook, cancer survivor, marathon runner, best-selling children’s book author! Listen in on how Nancy used Toastmasters to not only define her goals but find more focus and direction to achieve goals within and outside of Toastmasters. Get an insight on how she utilized the many opportunities our district has to offer anyone!
Meet Stephanie Roy, everyone’s go-to Toastmaster! Get to know Stephanie and what she has gotten out of Toastmasters to not only further her career outside of Toastmasters, but also how she has given back to the organization in such little time! Stephanie Roy started her toastmaster’s journey in November of 2020 and if people would like to connect or find out more about what I do outside of Toastmasters, they can go to linktr.ee/stephanie.anne
Meet Patti Walter, the 2022-2023 D53 Program Quality Director! Get to know Patti and learn about her Toastmasters and leadership journeys. She openly shares why she considered embracing district leadership and her motivations behind supporting not only her friends and colleagues but all the clubs, areas, and divisions within our District.