Club Executives (2019 – 2020)

Interim President – Rick Hancock

President – Nathan Hutchinson

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Nathan has been in Toastmasters since January 2016. Since joining, he has acted as the VP of Public Relations and Sgt-at-Arms for Finding Vino. Nathan has many Toastmaster achievements, including winning the District 21 Humorous Speech Contest in 2016. Nathan originally joined to increase his confidence, and to get over his public speaking fears in a safe and supportive environment.

Vice President of Education – Ilan Zvikler

Ilanllan joined Toastmasters in 2010 to overcome his fear of talking in public or even in small groups. He has become more confident giving speeches and performing leadership roles. Ilan came to Finding Vino with minimal wine knowledge and enjoys learning something new at each meeting. He is past President for White Rock Toastmasters and has been Secretary, Sgt-at-Arms and has been Area Director. Ilan is working to complete his DTM this year.

Vice President Membership – May York

20190917_184009May joined is also member of White Rock Toastmasters, and a mentor for New City Toastmasters.

Interim Vice President of Public Relations – Vivien Ip

IMG-20190623-WA0002 Vivien joined Toastmasters in the fall of 2009 to overcome her shyness and build her self confidence. Over a decade later, she has a varied Toastmasters repertoire, including serving in various years as President, VP of Education and Treasurer of her multiple Toastmaster clubs. As a Charter Member of Finding Vino Toastmasters, Vivien was intrigued to combine her love of Toastmasters with the opportunity to learn all about wine.

Vice President of Public Relations – Jo Martinez

Secretary – Bev Young

notaselfieBev joined Toastmasters in the fall of 2015 to improve her confidence and skills presenting to an audience. She jumped in by enrolling in the Speechcraft program twice, (a fast-track to completing the CC manual), and has made tremendous strides. She finds the unique concept of Finding Vino, combining food, wine and public speaking, a fun way to gain speaking and leadership skills in a supportive environment among friends.

Treasurer – Monica Neville

Sergeant-At-Arms – Alex Welland

20190701_174717Alex joined Toastmasters in January 2019 to improve his presentation skills and jumped at the opportunity to be on the executive as the Sergeant-at-Arms. Intrigued by the unique format of combining speeches and wine tasting, he chose Finding Vino Toastmasters to be his first Toastmasters club.

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