2021 - 2022 District Leaders

Katrina Aburrow
Katrina Aburrow, DTM

D42 District Director – Katrina Aburrow, DTM

District Director is the District’s top leadership position. They work closely with the Program Quality Director and Club Growth Director leading the district annually. The District Director is responsible for directly administering and overseeing the day-to-day operations, finances, and human resources.

D42 Program Quality Director – Bev LeBlanc, DTM

The Program Quality Director is responsible for all aspects of education and training within the District. This includes:

  • providing support quality club programming
  • promoting the Distinguished Club Program
  • planning, organizing and executing the District conference
  • promoting and supporting club quality and member retention
Bev LeBlanc, DTM
Eugene Sicat

D42 Club Growth Director – Eugene Sicat

Within the District, the Club Growth Director is responsible for all marketing aspects, club building, and club retention efforts. This includes:

  • defining an overall marketing strategy for the District
  • developing outreach and retention efforts with existing clubs
  • penetrating new markets
  • supporting challenged clubs helping them to become Distinguished.

D42 Public Relations Manager – Vesna Ivkovic

The Public Relations Manager coordinates publicity efforts within the District. They work to increase awareness of Toastmasters using all available media. Their role is to establish and maintain lines of communication between the district and its members, as well as between the district and the public.

Vesna Ivkovic
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Saya Sanyal

D42  Administration Manager – Saya Sanyal

The Administration Manager’s responsibilities include maintaining the District’s historical records, recording and distributing meeting minutes. Additionally, they maintain accurate, timely records of district business.

D42 Finance Manager – Dennis Kerber

The Finance Manager is entrusted with the fiscal oversight and management of the District. They work closely with the District Director, Program Quality Director, and Club Grown Director ensuring the district is making cost-effective decisions—within policy—that result in effective fiscal management.

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Dennis Kerber
Christina Kruis, DTM

D42 Immediate Past District Director – Christina Kruis, DTM

The Immediate Past District Director provides counsel and guidance to District leaders. Further, they plan, direct and organize projects and committees as requested by the District Director. Also, a major responsibility of this role is to ensure the incoming District Director receives all pertinent District documents prior to June 30.

Other responsibilities include :

  • serving as a member of the district executive committee and district council
  • upholding the bylaws and policies of Toastmasters International
  • encouraging dedicated members to accept leadership positions a
  • helping the district achieve Distinguished recognition.

Committee Chairs and Leaders

To learn more about these positions view opportunities If you are interested in filling any role, contact District Director, Katrina Aburrow

Tech Team Chair

Harvey Taphorn

Dispatch Editor

Twila Tayfel

Recognition Chair

Robyn Taphorn

Circle of Gold Chair

Laura Chambers

Mentoring Committee Chair

Christina Kruis, DTM

MeetUp coordinator brenda patterson

Meet-Up Coordinator

Brenda Patterson

YLP Chair

Irma Goosen

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