Speakers’ Bureau – a team of talented speakers, prepared to deliver engaging presentations on topics of interest.”
The mission of Toastmasters International is to empower individuals to become effective communicators and leaders. In District 81 we want to promote this mission by facilitating your development with an opportunity to participate in a Speakers Bureau. As a member of the Bureau you will be provided with opportunities to present in or outside of Toastmasters.
District 81 (Caribbean Toastmasters) serves the Caribbean islands from Turks and Caicos in the north down to Guyana in the south. We are a boiling pot of languages with English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Papiamento.
The members of the Speakers Bureau are current members in good standing of Toastmasters International. All are experienced speakers who have completed one or more Toastmasters education awards. Some have achieved advanced speaking and leadership awards and have served in various capacities at the club and district levels.
Speakers Bureau Requirements
➢ Be a paid member in good standing of an active Toastmasters Club
➢ Complete the Competent Communication Manual or complete Level 3 in Pathways
➢ Present a 15-20 minute Audition Speech before a panel who will evaluate and score your presentation
➢ Upon approval by the panel, submit your application to the Bureau
Sonia Monrose, DTM (Chairperson) -
Edwin Ato Augustine
Justine Charles, DTM
Sandra Lutchman, DTM
Speakers Bureau Representatives
Donna W. Clarke
Ms. Donna Wilkinson-Clarke is an Entrepreneur, Marketing Consultant, Trainer, Facilitator of Customer Service, Sales, and Marketing training, and Advisor on business process improvement. She holds a Master of Science in Marketing, a Bachelor of Science in Management (Honours), and an Associate Degree in Computer Studies. She completed training in Public Speaking, Supervisory, and Call Centre Management and is the recipient of numerous awards for Public Speaking. Donna led a vibrant Sales & Marketing Department at a leading manufacturing company in Barbados to redesign, expand and grow its retail division by 40% over a four-year period. She is a consultant who offers specialized Sales and Marketing training and support services. She s a member of Toastmasters International. Past President and Vice President of Education of East Orators Toastmasters Club, Current Area 17, Area Director and a trained Yoga Instructor She is a mother of one, a health & wellness practitioner, poet, author, and a lover of the Art.
DTM (Distinguished Toastmaster) Roxienne M. Albertina joined the Toastmasters’ organization in the year 2005. Since she became a Toastmaster her main purpose was and is to be proactive and committed as Toastmaster to all members, clubs, areas, divisions, and districts. She is a former District leader and has served as Division Director, District Administration Manager, and Public Relations Manager. As an outstanding Toastmaster, she has accomplished many tasks, awards, and recognitions. Her slogan is: I am here to serve and assist! As a trainer, she is passionate and has conducted trainings in many countries as a certified Train-the-Trainer, such as: Among others in: Barbados, Jamaica, Guyana, Sint Maarten, Bonaire, Trinidad & Tobago, Dallas TX, Aruba, Curacao.