District Executive Team 2023 – 2024

DISTRICT DIRECTOR (DD)

Denise Buckby DTM

Contact the District Director
Responsible for upholding the policies and bylaws of Toastmasters International.
  • Directs the business of the district to enable all members to achieve their personal goals.
  • Ultimate advisor and counsellor of clubs.
  • Link between our members and the International Board of Directors.
Email the District Director for information on any procedural or policy problem which cannot be answered through the District delegation of Division or District Officers.

PROGRAM QUALITY DIRECTOR (PQD)

Lou Cervetto DTM

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  • Responsible for all aspects of education and training within the district including quality programming at club level.
  • Officer responsible for all educational sessions and contests at Area, Division and District Conferences.
  • Chief Judge at the District Speech Contests.
  • Responsible for TLI.
  • Reports to the District Director.
Email the PQD for information on district training programs, contest judges, rulings on contest requirements, such as eligibility, any question relating to Toastmasters’ educational systems and awards.

CLUB GROWTH DIRECTOR (CGD)

Nicky Jurd DTM

Contact the CGD
  • Responsible for all aspects of marketing and club building and retention efforts within the district.
  • Develops and presents a marketing plan, works with the New Club Coordinator to build new clubs, works with the District Chief Coach to assist struggling clubs, supports the District Mentor Officer.
  • Responsible for Long Service Badges and Club Anniversaries.
  • Reports to the District Director.
Email the CGD for information on appointing a club coach, all information relating to creating a new club and ideas for membership building and membership retention.

PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER (PRM)

Thomas Krafft DTM

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  • Responsible for public relations within the district.
  • Maintains communications between the media and Toastmasters to increase the awareness of the benefits of Toastmasters to the wider community.
  • Resource officer for club, area, division and district with advice and suggestions on publicity projects.
  • Coordinates the district activities for Seniors Week, Adult Learners, Toastmasters Week.
  • Chairs the judging panel for the District Newsletter contests.
  • Directly supports the work of the CGD and reports to the District Director.
Email the PRM for information on publicity matters. For suggestions for activities to promote membership building and membership retention. Advice on newsletters, flyers.

DISTRICT ADMIN MANAGER (DAM)

Jenny Owens DTM

Contact the DAM
  • Responsible for ensuring that accurate and timely records are maintained of the district’s activities.
  • Ensures that all necessary correspondence is forwarded to Toastmasters International.
  • Ensures that all members receive information relevant to the district.
  • Reports to the District Director.
Email the Administration Manager for information on format of formal minutes, requirements and cut off dates for all reports and any query on record keeping.

DISTRICT FINANCE MANAGER (DFM)

Mark Hegarty

Contact the DFN
  • Responsible for implementing the district budget and for the complete maintenance of district finances.
  • Maintains travel and insurance payments.
  • Responsible for bookings of required air travel for district officers.
  • Reports to the District Director.
Email the Finance Manager for information on budget information, travel and insurance queries and appropriate expense claims.

LOGISTICS MANAGER (LM)

Con Papamitros DTM

Contact the LM
  • Responsible for organizing venues, catering and accommodation for all district meetings and training activities.
  • To forward travel requests to the Treasurer for district officers for training activities.
  • For arranging pick ups from the airport.
  • Is the Sgt for district functions.
  • Responsible for district Assets and the updating of them.
  • Reports to the District Director.
Contact the Logistics Manager for queries of venues, catering, accommodation, pick ups for training activities.

PARLIAMENTARIAN

Robert Green DTM

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  • Provides advice and support to the District Director during council meetings.
  • Reports on quorums of meetings and rules on all issues relating to policy, bylaws and procedures.
  • Responsible for organizing the credentials desk.
  • Reports to the District Director.
Contact for advice on parliamentary procedure, quorums for area and division council meetings.

IMMEDIATE PAST DISTRICT DIRECTOR

Kevin Croft DTM

Contact the IPDD
  • Responsible for providing guidance and counsel to the incoming district officers.
  • Allows for a smooth transition to the new district team.
  • Is the Chairman of the District Nominating Team.
  • Responsible for the correct conduct of district campaigns.
  • Reports to the District Director.
Contact for any information on eligibility for district office and nomination forms and criteria.

ONLINE TRAINING MANAGER (OTM)

Deb Barnett DTM

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  • Responsible for organizing online training.
  • Reports to the District Director.
Contact the Online Training Manager for queries of logistics, dates and session times for online training activities.

BRISBANE DIVISION

BRISBANE DIVISION DIRECTOR

Lisa Dodis DTM

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Responsible for upholding the policies and bylaws of Toastmasters International.

  • Directs the business of the district to enable all members to achieve their personal goals.
  • Ultimate advisor and counsellor of clubs.
  • Link between our members and the International Board of Directors.

Email the Brisbane Division Director for information on any procedural or policy problem which cannot be answered through the District delegation of Division or District Officers.

Review the dedicated Brisbane Division page for up to date details on Club Officer Training, conference dates and more.

AREA 5 DIRECTOR

Suzanne Gogolin

AREA 17 DIRECTOR

Candice Hincksman

AREA 15 DIRECTOR

Jason Karan Cole

AREA 21 DIRECTOR

Zach Davis-Hancock

AREA 25 DIRECTOR

Shubhangi Chatterjee

CENTRAL DIVISION

CENTRAL DIVISION DIRECTOR

Alex Smith

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Responsible for upholding the policies and bylaws of Toastmasters International.

  • Directs the business of the district to enable all members to achieve their personal goals.
  • Ultimate advisor and counsellor of clubs.
  • Link between our members and the International Board of Directors.

Email the Central Division Director for information on any procedural or policy problem which cannot be answered through the District delegation of Division or District Officers.

AREA 10 DIRECTOR

Maxine Rose

AREA 22 DIRECTOR

Sarah Lawson

AREA 16 DIRECTOR

Judith McConnell DTM

AREA 28 DIRECTOR

Cassie McMullen

EASTERN DIVISION

EASTERN DIVISION DIRECTOR

Joshua Morotti DTM

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Responsible for upholding the policies and bylaws of Toastmasters International.

  • Directs the business of the district to enable all members to achieve their personal goals.
  • Ultimate advisor and counsellor of clubs.
  • Link between our members and the International Board of Directors.

Email the Eastern Division Director for information on any procedural or policy problem which cannot be answered through the District delegation of Division or District Officers.

AREA 7 DIRECTOR

Fawzia Batty

AREA 26 DIRECTOR

Geoff Roberts

AREA 20 DIRECTOR

Kirsty Watts

AREA 27 DIRECTOR

Brendan O’Sullivan

MORETON DIVISION

MORETON DIVISION DIRECTOR

Suresh Nair

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Responsible for upholding the policies and bylaws of Toastmasters International.

  • Directs the business of the district to enable all members to achieve their personal goals.
  • Ultimate advisor and counsellor of clubs.
  • Link between our members and the International Board of Directors.

Email the Moreton Division Director for information on any procedural or policy problem which cannot be answered through the District delegation of Division or District Officers.

AREA 3 DIRECTOR

Barbara Nielsen DTM

AREA 18 DIRECTOR

Cam Krook DTM

 

AREA 8 DIRECTOR

Suzanne Honour

AREA 37 DIRECTOR

Pam Holley DTM

NORTHERN DIVISION

NORTHERN DIVISION DIRECTOR

Ann Nelson

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Responsible for upholding the policies and bylaws of Toastmasters International.

  • Directs the business of the district to enable all members to achieve their personal goals.
  • Ultimate advisor and counsellor of clubs.
  • Link between our members and the International Board of Directors.

Email the Northern Division Director for information on any procedural or policy problem which cannot be answered through the District delegation of Division or District Officers.

AREA 2 DIRECTOR

Jessica Annan

AREA 9 DIRECTOR

Brian O’Neill

AREA 14 DIRECTOR

Lewis Sweet

PACIFICA DIVISION

PACIFICA DIVISION DIRECTOR

Trisha Elijah

Contact the Pacifica Division Director

Responsible for upholding the policies and bylaws of Toastmasters International.

  • Directs the business of the district to enable all members to achieve their personal goals.
  • Ultimate advisor and counsellor of clubs.
  • Link between our members and the International Board of Directors.

Email the Pacifica Division Director for information on any procedural or policy problem which cannot be answered through the District delegation of Division or District Officers.

AREA 38 DIRECTOR

Gregory Soweni

AREA 41 DIRECTOR

Jessica Dau

AREA 40 DIRECTOR

Linda Sombukoi

AREA 44 DIRECTOR

Eunice Bokalen

SOUTHERN DIVISION

SOUTHERN DIVISION DIRECTOR

Linda Field

Contact the Southern Division Director
Responsible for upholding the policies and bylaws of Toastmasters International.
  • Directs the business of the district to enable all members to achieve their personal goals.
  • Ultimate advisor and counsellor of clubs.
  • Link between our members and the International Board of Directors.
Email the Southern Division Director for information on any procedural or policy problem which cannot be answered through the District delegation of Division or District Officers.

AREA 6 DIRECTOR

Ian McLaren

WESTERN DIVISION

WESTERN DIVISION DIRECTOR

John Bushell

Contact the Western Division Director
Responsible for upholding the policies and bylaws of Toastmasters International.
  • Directs the business of the district to enable all members to achieve their personal goals.
  • Ultimate advisor and counsellor of clubs.
  • Link between our members and the International Board of Directors.
Email the Western Division Director for information on any procedural or policy problem which cannot be answered through the District delegation of Division or District Officers.

AREA 1 DIRECTOR

Margot Tesch

AREA 12 DIRECTOR

Paul Marangelli

AREA 11 DIRECTOR

Kerri Richards

AREA 31 DIRECTOR

Mac McLeod