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David F. Carr (DTM)
About Me: Founder of this club and of the WordPress for Toastmasters project. Past President and member of Club Awesome in Coral Springs, Florida. Also former Area Governor, District Social Media Director.
Outside of Toastmasters: writer, editor, and digital marketing consultant. Contributor to Forbes and author, Social Collaboration for Dummies. Formerly an editor at publications including InformationWeek, Baseline Magazine, Internet World, and WebWeek.
VP of Education
Fabiola Cleofa (DTM)
Lois Margolin (DTM)
Lois is the majority owner of Chelsea Information Systems, Inc. (Chelsea), an international software company which has been in business for over 30 years. Lois’s previous employment includes KPMG Peat Marwick, where she was one of the youngest CPA senior audit managers. Lois’extensive work as a District Vice President with the American Business Women’s Association, KPMG and Chelsea provided Lois quite a bit of knowledge about teamwork and leadership.
Lois is also the Vice President of Membership in her Toastmaster home club, Club Awesome, President in her second club Outspoken Toastmasters and she is a charter member and Vice President of Membership in Online Presenters. Lois was also the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 District Finance Manager.
VP Public Relations
Paul Finkelstein (ACG, ALB)
About Me: I love running and running in marathons. Added Triathlons recently. Completed two sprint distance. 1/4 mile swim, 10 mile bike, 5k run. November 2017, aiming for 1st 1/2 ironman 70.5 Owner Mobile Portrait Studio. Financial Advisor for over 20 years. Married with 3 birds. Live and work in Delray Beach, FL whwre the sun spends the winter on the beaches of the world.
Carol Prahinski (DTM)
About Me: As a professional speaker and educator of supply chain management and leadership, I dabble with online presentations. With Toastmasters, I'm the current Region Advisor for Region 6 (Michigan, Ontario, Quebec, northern Ohio and a tiny bit of New York); I've earned three DTMs;OP is my third Advanced Club. I'm looking forward to continued learning opportunities! With National Speakers Association, I'm President-Elect of the Michigan chapter.
Sgt. at Arms
Arlene Jayme (DTM 01/11/2011)
About Me: Arlene joined Toastmasters in May 2004. She received her DTM on 1/11/2011. She has been a member of clubs in Districts 33 (California/Nevada), 89 (China) and 84 (Florida). She served as Area Governor and Division Governor and held many executive positions in several clubs.
Arlene has been a world traveller and worn many career hats since 1967. She retired from the US National Park Service in 2011 and moved to Chengdu, Sichuan, China where she lived, worked as a TESOL teacher and promoted Toastmasters, for over two years. Her favourite aspect of Toastmasters International is the "International".
Currently (2017-2018), Arlene is the VP Public Relations for Firebirds Collective Online and Sergeant At Arms for Online Presenters.
Carole McCulloch (DTM)
About Me: Carole is a Toastmaster with 15 years of experience who supports many clubs leaders through ementoring. She offers advice on the training of online leaders in her blog. Carole is a charter member of the Firebirds Collective; sponsor of the Toastmasters Without Borders and mentor for other prospective online clubs. Carole is a Help Desk volunteer for easy-Speak users and her webinars are promoted in the easy-Speak Toastmasters community in Facebook. Carole is the designer and facilitator for easy-Speak Made Easy at her Moodle learning environment. Carole is a Volunteer teacher at the Baranduda Community Centre.
About Me: I joined Toastmasters in 2008 to improve my communcation skills with my company stakeholders. Wthin six months, I'd embraced the leadership path. I rose through the leadership ranks to become the 2013-14 District 7 Director. I've also served in all club roles, District 7 Education Coordinator, webmaster, conference chair, area & division director, club coach, and District Public Relations Manager. During my tenure in the District Trio, my team and I guided the District to become a Distingushed District twice as Club Growth Director and as District Director. I've chartered 16 clubs, am an active member in five brick & mortar clubs and two online clubs. I continue to be very active in club and district leadership. Since joining, I've earned 3 DTMs, and am a recipient of the District 7 Herbert C Stude Educational Excellence and District 7 Toastmaster of the Year awards.
I am the editor/publisher of Voices!, District 7's monthly e-magazine, which I started in 2013. Every month I co-host an interview program which airs on Community TV. I joined Online Presenters to improve my online presence. My goal is to produce a series of educational programs for District 7 as well as create and produce a TV program about Toastmasters members and what they do outside of Toastmasters.