Congratulations to Members Making A Difference Award (MMAD) Recipients
Toastmasters Sandi Emdin and Saqib Cheema are the Fall Conference MMAD recipients. The Madd award goes to members who volunteers their Toastmasters communication and leadership skills to better their communities and lives around them in a significant and notable way outside of their Toastmasters regular duties.
Read more about these three toastmasters on our blog at Members Making A Difference Award M.M.A.D.
Congratulations to Julie Christiansen, Communication & Leadership Award Recipient
The Communication and Leadership Award is by the District to a non-Toastmaster in the community who is an outstanding communicator or leader - and who best exemplifies Toastmasters values. The recipient for the 2015 Fall Conference is Julie Christiansen, M.A.; R.P. - Author, Speaker, Coach
An internationally recognized speaker, psychotherapist, published author, adjunct professor of psychology. Julie Christiansen brings over 15 years’ experience in group and individual counseling, to your boardroom. Branded as “Oprah for the Office” and “The Anger Lady” by her clients, Julie educates and entertains audiences throughout Canada, the United States, and the Caribbean. Julie has an energetic, humorous, and insightful style that is all her own.
The youngest of three children, Julie was born in Jamaica but immigrated with her family to Canada at the age of 6 to escape political unrest in her home country. Having grown up against the backdrop of familial aggression, poverty, and financial struggle, Julie is no stranger to hardship. Early in her life, she committed her future to finding and sharing real solutions to stress and anger.
Reach for The Stars on Friday Night
The theme for the Friday Night Dance is Reach for the Stars. Dress as your favourite Movie Star, your favourite Character, or dress as your favourite Mentor. It will be a night of fun, music, dancing and surprises. Sign up now for the full conference or option 1, and join us on Friday Night.
2015 Conference Entertainment Chair
Patricia James, ACB, ALB
Nominations and Requests
Accepting Requests for Author’s Corner
Our District 86 Fall’15 Conference, Marvelous Mentoring! will be here before we know it! We look forward to hearing your educational presentation and are certain that everyone will enjoy and learn from your workshop. We are excited to offer you and other Toastmasters the opportunity to sell your books, CDs and DVDs at the conference.
Deadline for Submission is October 15, 2015. Please remit all your information today!!