Profiles Found: 9
I was born in Waukegan, IL. I moved to Oklahoma in 1991. Worked in Cosmetology for a long time. I married my husband, Ron Olsen 27 years ago. I have 3 kids, Matt, Danielle, and Jeremiah. I joined Toastmasters in 2012 after my husband registered me. My Toastmaster Home club is Tulsa Club 148, where I have served as various club officers. I have coached 2 clubs to President Distinguished. I did my first tour as an Area Governor for the 2014-2015 year and helped the area reach President Distinguished. I was also awarded the Area Governor of the Year. I was voted as a Division Director the 2015-2016 where we became a Select Distinguished Division. During this time , I created the newsletter "Wanda's Wednesday Whit" I was awarded my first DTM in 2015 and received my second in 2019.
I am Kathleen O’Toole, District Director for District 16. Members are the key to a successful district. All of our members have hidden skills and talents. This year we will tap into those skills and lead the membership with clear communication and direction. Our focus will be on supporting the district mission and building strong teams. As District Director, I bring over 20 years of corporate leadership experience, problem-solving, negotiation, and communication skills to the position.
I am so excited to be a part of Toastmasters and the leadership team in District 16. I joined Toastmasters when I realized all the potential that is available through the support of the members and the monthly meetings. I have learned so much from fellow Toastmasters and continue to learn with each encounter. So many have jumped in to help me as I set goals and strive to become a stronger leader and better communicator.
I am Michael Kirkland and in Toastmaster for 8 years. I ran for Club Growth Director because I want to make a difference and help the members and District become better. Help me to make District 16 to become stronger and better. My vision is have all members become more active, to work together and focus on better member retention: Let work together in retaining current members, recruiting new and former members, and developing partners with companies and interest groups to form new clubs.
Daniel Hanttula is known as "The Masonic Tour Guide," and his written works have been recognized by the Masonic Service Association, The Scottish Rite Journal, Freemasonry for Dummies, the Whence Came You podcast and many others. On the Masonic speaking circuit, Daniel has traveled from Delaware to Hawaii, speaking to lodges on leadership, technical and esoteric topics (See partial list, provided below). Most recently, Daniel was tapped by the MW Grand Lodge of the State of Oklahoma to give a 1-hour presentation on Masonic Social Media, and by the South Central Conference of the York Rite to speak on "Protecting Masonic Information." By day, Hanttula is a Virtual CIO and Managing Partner of Decision Forward LLC, and is contracted by schools and financial institutions to speak on 21st century Internet safety.
I have been with Toastmasters since 2017. Toastmasters has changed my life. It helped me rise back from adversity and focus on achievements. I have achieved the Distinguished Toastmasters award, Triple Crown award, and 2 Pathways path. I have been giving back to Toastmasters by serving in every leadership opportunity. I have over 15 years of IT experience working with the customer across 5 continents. Successful as a Club President, Area Director, Club Coach, and Division Director. I look forward to serving as your District 16 WebMaster.
I grew up in Sweden in northern Europe and have traveled to 79 countries for business, humanitarian aid work, and adventure travel. I have extensive Search Engine Optimization (SEO) knowledge.
I am a seven year member of Toastmasters. When I first joined Tinker Toastmasters, I had no expectation although my enthusiasm was high. Once I stepped out of my comfort zone, achieved educational awards, expanded my visibility and fostered new relationships, the Toastmasters experience became clearer. I realized that I had to become a leader, give more than I receive, and make a difference. The success of District 16 through all club, area and division levels is one which we will share together while maintaining integrity, serving continually and exhibiting excellence in all we do.
A Toastmaster since 2015