Current Officers – 2017-18

Officers are elected to serve a 12 month term from beginning of July to end of June each year.

President –  Shyamenda Purslow

Role

  • Serves as Club’s chief executive officer, responsible for general supervision and
    operation of the Club Presides at Club meetings.
  • Directs Club in a way that meets educational growth and leadership needs of
    members.
  • In cooperation with executive team, establishes long-term and short-term plans for
    Club growth

VP-Education –   Livia Nagy

Role

  • Responsible for planning successful Club meetings so that each member has the
    opportunity to achieve his or her educational goals
  • Directs planning, organisation, and implementation of Communication and
    Leadership, Speechcraft, and other educational programs
  • Schedules speeches, signs Communication and Leadership manuals, updates
    Member Progress Charts, and reports educational program completions promptly
    to World Headquarters
  • Coordinates recognition of member achievement.
  • As second-highest ranking Club officer, presides at Club and executive
    committee meetings in absence of the President.
  • Ensures that each new member receives orientation to the Toastmasters
    educational program, including assignment of mentors and new member
    induction.

VP-Membership – Michael Conroy

Role

  • Plans, organises, and implements a continuous marketing effort which ensures
    that the Club maintains or exceeds a charter membership level of 20 members
  • Works with groups inside and outside of Toastmasters to promote Club
    membership and membership retention.
  • In coordination with Club Treasurer, responsible for prompt submission to World
    Headquarters of Club’s semi-annual report (including membership list and dues
    payment)
  • Provides for recognition of Toastmasters who contribute to increase of
    membership in Toastmasters International
  • Maintains accurate membership roster and attendance records.
  • Chairman of Club Membership Committee

VP-Public Relations – Beata Nowak

Role

  • Develops, implements, and administers a program that maintains a positive
    image of Toastmasters for all members, guests, and the general public
  • Responsible for internal and external public relations for the Club, including but
    not limited to: preparing and distributing news releases regarding Club activities;
    publicising Club events, working with Club officers to develop literature about the
    Club, representing Club with the media
  • Works with Club Newsletter Editor and Sergeant At Arms to maintain an effective
    program of internal Club communication

Secretary – Neil Ball

Role

  • Responsible for Club records and correspondence
  • Custodian of Club constitution, bylaws, and all other official Club documents
  • Submits updated membership and officer records to World Headquarters.
  • Prepares and mails orders for Toastmasters supplies
  • Records and reads minutes of Club meetings and Executive Committee meetings
  • In coordination with Vice President Membership, submits all new, transfer, and
    reinstated memberships on application (Form 400) to World Headquarters
  • Submits names of newly elected officers to World Headquarters within ten days
    following election.

Treasurer – Jim Gregory

Role

  • Responsible for development and execution of financial policies, procedures,
    audits, and controls
  • Receives and disburses funds in payment of all obligations
  • Develops and recommends budget to Club Executive Committee
  • Notifies members of dues payable and collects dues.
  • Along with Vice President Membership and Club Secretary, ensures semi-annual
    membership reports, dues, and membership roster are mailed to World
    Headquarters and received by April 10 and October 10

Sergeant at Arms –  Steven Duckett

Role

  • Responsible for serving as master host and making proper physical
    arrangements for all Club meetings.
  • Coordinates with Vice President Public Relations and Vice President Membership
    to ensure that each member and guest is welcomed at Club meetings
  • Responsible for orderly conduct of meeting, including arranging meal service,
    meeting room layout, setting out materials and equipment, collecting ballots,
    tallying votes, controlling Club property between meetings

Immediate Past President- Danny Riley

Role

  • Provides guidance and serves as resource to Club officers and members
  • Chairs the Nominating Committee.
  • Assists in preparation of Club Success Plan and promotes Club’s efforts to
    become a Distinguished Club

Committee Support -Ed Hall, Chris Delaney

Role

  • Provides guidance and serves as resource to Club officers and members
  • Assists in preparation of Club Success Plan and promotes Club’s efforts to
    become a Distinguished Club
  • Mentor Master