Toastmasters

Member Since

April 2013

Designations

Advanced Communicator Bronze

Advanced Leader Bronze

Current Paths

Presentation Mastery

Visionary Communication

Offices Held

Jul 2018 - Jun 2019
District 96

Division D Director

Jul 2018 - Jun 2019
Achievers Toastmasters

Treasurer

Dec 2017 - Jun 2018
Achievers Toastmasters

VP Public Relations

Feb 2017 - Jun 2017
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

VP Membership

Jul 2016 - Sep 2016
Achievers Toastmasters

VP Education

Jul 2014 - Jun 2015
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

VP Education

Jul 2013 - Jun 2014
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

VP Public Relations

Toastmasters-Related Projects

Feb 27, 2021
District 96

Area Contest Judge

Nov 2020 - May 2021
District 96

Conference Webmaster

Nov 2020
District 96

Club Officer Trainer - VP Public Relations

I scripted and delivered a 2-hour virtual club officer training for the VP of Public Relations - this included going through the existing training and guidance materials and consolidating all the information into one set of slides, with audience participation.

Apr 2019
Achievers Toastmasters

25th Anniversary Event

Working with some of the other members in my club we planned a special event for the 25th anniversary of our Toastmasters club. This included securing a location, marketing, facilitating the fly-in and accommodation of a keynote speaker, goodie bags and catering plans at a local cafe. Agenda design and provision, and meet-and-greet events after at a local restaurant to spend time with the keynote speaker.

2019-04-27-Achievers-Anniversary-Agenda

Feb 2019
Division D, District 96

Remote Club Officer Trainer - All Roles

I scripted and delivered a remote club officer training through Zoom for rural club officers, which included a custom segment of my design reviewing the Fundamental Focuses of club executives.

Dec 2018
Acheivers Toastmasters

Achievers Site Redesign

May 2018
District 96

Annual District Conference - Candidate Speech

I attended the District 96 annual Toastmasters conference in 2018, and delivered a candidacy speech on stage to the audience.

Aug 2017
Northern Alberta Youth Leadership Project

Designed & Ran "Reflect & Redirect"

This included reflecting on the cumulative lessons from participating in the NAYLP committee; reflecting on role structure to meet the need, main activities pursued to further the committee goals, cleaning up the committee administratively, reflecting on successes and future prospects and positioning this with the remaining board members.

NAYLP-Reflect-and-Redirect

NAYLP-Role-Breakdowns

Jul 2017
Northern Alberta Youth Leadership Project

NAYLP Train-the-Trainer Video Series

I wrote, created slides for, and recorded a series of Train-the-Trainer videos for NAYLP to help aspiring session coordinators self-educate on their coordinator resource website.

Sep 2013 - Sep 2017
Northern Alberta Youth Leadership Project

Internet Manager

This involved centralizing management of the digital assets of the NAYLP committee, including their website(s) and social media.

Mar 2015
Club Bilingue

Club Speech Contest - International

I co-organized an International Speech Contest at the club level for Club Bilingue d'Edmonton. This included securing date/location, filling all official and contestant roles, designing & preparing materials such as agenda, as well as marketing the event.

2015-03-03-CB-Speech-Contest-Agenda

Aug 2014 - Aug 2015
Northern Alberta Youth Leadership Project

NAYLP Site Redesign

This project involved taking stock of all assets and designing/enacting a plan for no data loss when I separated the single resource site into 3 separate sites intended for 3 separate audiences. This eliminated access problems we were having among volunteers due to permission confusion with Google Sites.

Sep 2011 - Sep 2013
Northern Alberta Youth Leadership Project

Youth Liaison

This involved regularly attending committee meetings, assisting where possible, and representing the "voice of the youth" on the committee.

Speaking Projects

May 2, 2019
Achievers Toastmasters

"Redesign Process"

"Speeches to Inform". Project focused on knowing the audience and focusing the presentation to their level of knowledge with researched content.

Sep 13, 2018
Achievers Toastmasters

"I Made It (I Hope)"

"Special Occasion Speech". Project focused on acceptance of an award (acceptance speech).

Jun 22, 2018
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

"10/10"

"Special Occasion Speech". Project focused on presentation of an award to someone else.

May 24, 2018
Achievers Toastmasters

"He For She"

"Interpretive Reading". Project focused on understanding, interpreting and reading an oratorical speech.

May 13, 2018
District 96 Conference

Division Director Candidacy Speech

I gave two short candidate question & answer speeches to a crowd of dining Toastmasters during the 2018 D96 conference in Vancouver toward being appointed to the position.

May 10, 2018
Achievers Toastmasters

"Robert's Rules of Order"

"Interpretive Reading". Project focused on adapting a play for interpretive reading and portraying several characters in one reading.

Mar 19, 2018
Mile 0 Toastmasters (Dawson Creek)

"Baking Wisdom"

"Special Occasion Speech". Project focused on speaking with praise about someone else.

Mar 15, 2018
Achievers Toastmasters

"A Toast To My Mother"

"Special Occasion Speech". Project focused on successfully giving a toast.

Mar 8, 2018
Achievers Toastmasters

"The Non-Gamble Gamble You Need"

"Speeches to Inform". Project focused on presenting new and useful information to the audience for maximum understanding and retention.

Jan 4, 2018
Achievers Toastmasters

"Prime Time Learning"

"Interpretive Reading". Project focused on understanding how poetry conveys meaning to the audience and reading it correctly.

Nov 16, 2017
Achievers Toastmasters

"The Egg"

"Interpretive Reading". Project focused on analyzing a narrative and applying vocal techniques to enhance telling of a story.

Oct 5, 2017
Achievers Toastmasters

"How To Build A House... I Mean Website"

"Technical Presentation". Project focused on using the internet to enhance a technical presentation both before and after the presentation itself.

Mar 28, 2017
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

"Fixing Math 101"

"Technical Presentation". Project focused on presenting a technical paper.

Jan 24, 2017
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

"The New Member Binder"

"Technical Presentation". Project focused on giving a proposal advocating an idea with a logical and convincing viewpoint & powerpoint presentation.

Jun 30, 2016
Achievers Toastmasters

"Meeting Mechanics: Meeting Mathematics"

"Technical Presentation". Project focused on communicating complex information to non-technical audiences.

Apr 21, 2015
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

"Meeting Mechanics: Meeting Mathematics"

"Technical Presentation". Project focused on giving a technical briefing - delivering specialized material in a concise presentation.

Mar 10, 2015
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

"In Or Out Of Your League"

Project focused on inspiring your audience & giving a call to action.

Jan 13, 2015
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

"Here's What We're Gonna Do"

Project focused on use of body language.

Jan 6, 2015
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

"Struggling With Speeches"

Project focused on word choice & vocabulary.

Oct 21, 2014
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

"Planning Prevents Pestilence"

Project focused on research of the subject.

Sep 30, 2014
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

"The HGP Students' Society"

Project focused on being persuasive.

May 14, 2014
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

"Tabletopic Master"

Project focused on speech purpose and message.

May 6, 2014
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

"RPG Maker"

Project focused on use of visual aids and props.

Nov 19, 2013
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

"Artist Trading Cards"

Project focused on vocal variety, and effective use of pause.

Sep 17, 2013
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

"Adaptation du Great Gatsby"

Project focused on speech structure. Speech was given in French.

Apr 30, 2013
Club Bilingue d'Edmonton

Icebreaker Speech: "Avantages Linguistiques"

This Icebreaker speech project focused on learning about my strengths and weaknesses as a speaker. Speech was given in French.