The Tortola Toastmasters Club of the BVI installed the 2022-2023 Executive Committee Members prior to the commencement of the new year on July 1, 2022.
At the Starry Night – A Black Tie Affair Installation Dinner on 16th July, 2022, Past President Ernald George and Past Area Director Melony James served as Toastmasters of the Evening. Immediate Past President Luce Hodge-Smith conducted the installation of the enthusiastic and eager incoming Executive Committee. The Guest Speaker of the Evening was Toastmaster Dr. Arliene T. Penn who encouraged fellow Toastmasters and invited guest passionately on Changing your perspective and not settle where you are however reach for the stars.
The 2022-2023 Tortola Toastmasters Club Executive Committee are:
President Weslene Walters
Vice President Education Kristal Collins
Vice President Membership Laurel Freeman
Vice President Public Relations Sharona Pickering
Secretary Renette Jennings
Treasurer Patricia Thomas
Sergeant at Arms Melony James
Immediate Past President Luce Hodge-Smith
Outgoing President Luce Hodge-Smith provided admiring remarks to the outgoing Executive Committee as the club once again obtained President Distinguished for the Toastmaster Year 2021-2022. Also, in the President remarks, TM Weslene Walters assured the Club; present and aspiring members that the new Executive Committee is vibrant and ready for the constructive challenges ahead.
After the conclusion of the formalities, Toastmasters and guests enjoyed the lovely and vibrant sounds of Too Smooth under the “stars”.
The mission of Toastmasters Club is to provide a supportive and positive learning experience where members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. The Toastmasters International motto is “Where Leaders Are Made”.
Tortola Toastmasters is proud to be a part of District 81 which serves the Caribbean Region. Division E Director Yvonne Thomas represents all the Toastmasters Club in Division E include Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, St. Maarten, St. Martin, St. Kitts & Nevis, Virgin Islands of the United States (USVI) and the Virgin Islands (BVI).
The Tortola Toastmasters Club meets every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesday of the month at 6 pm (GMT -4) via WebEx and in person.