2016/2017 Toastmasters Club officers to be installed in ceremony


PHILIPSBURG – The Toastmasters Clubs of Territory St. Maarten/St. Martin are hosting its 2016/2017 Club Officers’ Installation ceremony on Saturday, June 25, at the American University of the Caribbean (AUC) in Cupecoy.

St. Maarten/St. Martin currently has 6 Toastmasters Clubs that fall within Areas 28 and 29, Division E, under District 81 the Caribbean Toastmasters. They are SXM Achievers, Soualiga Corporate, Philipsburg, The Disciples, Cupecoy Sunset and St. Martin Evolution (French Side) Toastmasters Club, respectively.

The incoming club officers will serve on the Executive Board in the capacity of Club President, Vice President Education, Vice President Membership, Vice President Public Relations, Secretary, Treasurer and Sergeant-at-Arms.

The club officers are: SXM Achievers – Ashayna Nisbett, Ravina Claudius, Ivanca Sterling-Woodley, Sharine Allamby-Duncan, Elfrinus Maduro, Daisiray Tracy Lake and Oritha Christopher-Wilson. Soualiga Corporate –  Tamara Groeneveldt, Sanjana Manek, Norisa Richards, Alfred Leito, Olga Mussington-Service, Sharon Fleming-Richinsin and Denise Williams Warner. Philipsburg – Glendon O. Wilson, Rishi Hemrajani, Valerie Brazier, Mayanka Johnson, Kendra Arnell, Aaudha Santosh and Mathew George. The Disciples – Sharon Layne, Hilda Carty-Brown, Nicole Winter, Arjen Alberts, Jessica Richardson, Alexander and Merle Carty. Cupecoy Sunset – Peter Pizor, Melissa Harrison-Grinuva, Dimple Amarnani, Addison Walters, Altagracia Hawley, Morrisia Nicholas and Geralda James. Saint Martin Evolution – Shirma France, Claudia January, Marlene Toma, Sophia Carti, Glennicia Rogers, Joseph Levi and Chantal Vaîti.

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Every Toastmasters journey begins with a single speech (www.toastmasters.org).

The installation ceremony is exclusively for Toastmasters members and their invited guests. The ceremony will involve the official pinning of incoming Club Officers and notable segments of this special event include the pledging of the Toastmasters Mission, speeches from both outgoing and incoming club presidents and a toast.

All Toastmasters are encouraged to attend and support the incoming executive board members while wishing continued success to the outgoing board members.

For further information or anyone interested in joining a Toastmasters Club, contact via: achievertoastmastersclub@gmail.com.