As district leaders, we part of Toastmasters International, an organisation with a noble mission: to empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders.

Serving as a district leader is a great responsibility and an exciting opportunity. It is filled with chances to renew your perspective, practice teamwork, and develop your capacity to translate values and strategies into productive actions.

Our leadership team for 2024 – 2025 are:

District Leadership Team

Steve Vear MBE DTM

District Director

Debbie Williams DTM
Program Quality Director

Seema Menon DTM

Club Growth Director

Allen Paul DTM

Public Relations Manager

Stuart Marshall
Finance Manager

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Janet Alkema DTM
Administration Manager

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Immediate Past District Director Diane Richardson

Diane Richardson
Immediate Past District Director

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Division Directors

Division A

Mike Burrows DTM

Division Director

Division B

Lynne Cantor Gayer DTM
Division Director

Division C

Olga Galaiko

Division Director

Division D

Deborah Stevens

Division Director

Division H

Pearl Cadogan
Division Director

Division J

Helyn Ashford
Division Director

Division K

Sabrina Aici

Division Director

Division L

Sushil Shah
Division Director

District Leadership Team Team 2024/25

The following candidates were elected at the 4 May 2024 District Council Meeting for District 91 to serve in the following roles for the Toastmasters International program year 2024/25.

Position NameClub
District DirectorSteve VearWessex Speakers
Program Quality DirectorDebbie WilliamsThe Speakers of Croydon
Club Growth DirectorSeema MenonHarrovian Speakers

Division Directors for 2024/25

PositionNameClub
Division A DirectorMike BurrowsNorthavon Speakers
Division B DirectorLynne Cantor GayerExcalibur Speakers
Division C DirectorOlga GalaikoCity of London Toastmasters Club
Division D DirectorDeborah StevensThame Speakers
Division H DirectorPearl CadoganLiberty Speakers Club
Division J DirectorHelyn AshfordCardiff Toastmasters
Division K DirectorSabrina AiciBloomberg London Toastmasters
Division L DirectorSushil ShahHarrovian Speakers Toastmasters