Meet Your Committee

Ifeoma

Mike Weston

President

The boss

  • Toastmaster intermittently since October 2008.
  • Why did you join? – To help others find their true voice
  • Biggest Learning – If you don’t listen, you don’t learn

Carl Bradley

Haydn Chong

Vice President – Education

Assigns club meeting roles and speeches

  • Toastmaster since
  • Why did you join?
  • Biggest Learning

John MacLean

Vice President – Membership

Helps guests and supports our members

  • Toastmaster since March 2019
  • Why did you join? – To overcome my fear of speaking to an audience.
  • Biggest Learning – Improving my public speaking has come with benefits which are transferable to so many other aspects of life

Lizzie Gull

Vice President Public Relations

Promoting the club

  • Toastmaster since August 2019.
  • Why did you join? – To become a more confident, engaging speaker.
  • Biggest Learning – I’ve learnt the most through listening to others, both their speeches and their feedback on mine. Every meeting I pick up tips and tricks to improve.

Michelle Senior

Treasurer

Takes care of the money

  • Toastmaster since October 2016.
  • Why did you join? – To hone my public speaking, develop and portray confidence, and to widen my network.
  • Biggest Learning – Effective public speaking is a skill and to master it you must practice, practice, and then practice some more. I used to believe that impactful public speakers had a gift but now I realise that anyone can have that ‘gift’ if they’re willing to apply the tools and techniques we learn at Toastmasters.

Dorothy Dodoo

Secretary

Manages the club files

  • Toastmaster since
  • Why did you join?
  • Biggest Learning

Eugene Brown

Sergeant at Arms

Logistics for meetings

  • Toastmaster since August 2019.
  • Why did you join? – To become a more confident, engaging speaker.
  • Biggest Learning – I’ve learnt the most through listening to others, both their speeches and their feedback on mine. Every meeting I pick up tips and tricks to improve.

Gbemi Akojenu

Immediate Past President

The last boss

  • Toastmaster since October 2019.
  • Why did you join? – To learn how to connect with audiences and improve public speaking skills.
  • Biggest Learning – Growth happens through feedback, observation and practice.