Monthly Archives: May 2013

Four Women Inducted into Club

On May 21, Danielle Chambers, Judy Cressey, Veronica Randall, and BrandySue Silvey were inducted as club members by 2011-2012 President Jan Greco:




Lisa DesRosiers Advances to District Speech Contest;
2013-2014 Officers Elected

From a press release…

Lisa DesRosiers Will Represent Colville Toastmasters in Large, Regional Speech Contest

Colville Toastmasters also elects new slate of officers

(COLVILLE, WA), May 21, 2013 — Having placed second at the LisaDesRosiers2013SpeechContestthird level of the 2013 Toastmasters International Speech Contest in Spokane, Lisa DesRosiers of Colville Toastmasters will advance to the penultimate level of competition, the district contest, encompassing contestants from Eastern Washington, Northeastern Oregon and the Idaho panhandle, which will be held in Moscow, ID, in early June.

In sending DesRosiers to the district level, Colville Toastmasters joins more than 12,500 Toastmasters clubs from around the world participating in the world’s largest speech contest. The Toastmasters International Speech Contest comprises 30,000 participants in 116 countries.

DesRosiers’s second-place win was for her speech, “Sneaking Up on Change.” The International Speech Contest begins at the local club level and proceeds through the area, division, and district levels. The winner at the district contest will compete at the World Championship of Public Speaking, to be held August 24 in Cincinnati, OH.

Colville Toastmasters also recently elected its 2013-2014 slate of officers, who will take their positions on July 1: President, Kathy Hansen; Vice President Education, Laura Hepler; Vice President Membership, DesRosiers; Vice President Public Relations, Linda Murphy; Secretary, Brandysue Silvey; Treasurer, Roberta Carney; Sergeant-at-Arms, Jason Hart; Immediate Past President, Jan Greco. All reside in Colville, except Hansen, who lives in Kettle Falls.