Club Members and Leaders

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Andrew Bern (DTM, Club Coach)

About Me: I joined Toastmasters Club Awesome 2445 in Coral Springs in 2012. Currently, I have completed my Competent Communicator (CC). I will serve as Secretary for Club Awesome 2015-2016 and as Area Director for 24. Professionally, I am an Emergency Physician. I have worked primarily in South Florida since 1984. I have served on the National Board of Directors and Chairman for my professional society, The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). I have also served on the Board of Directors for the Florida College of Emergency Physicians and currently serve as a Councillor.

VP of Education

Kip Barkley (DTM)

About Me: In June 1990, Kip Barkley made two life-changing moves: he quit his day-job and joined Toastmasters. Since that time, he has earned 33+ Competent Communicator awards, 12+ Competent Leader, and more . He has held all seven club officer roles and served once as Area Director. With engineering degrees from Rensselaer Polytech and the University of Rhode Island, Kip worked for defense contractors before branching out on his own. He is a registered professional engineer and now an independent computer consultant. He uses his Toastmaster skills to market and deliver his technical services. Special interests are humor, story telling technology and wine tasting.

VP of Membership

Roosevelt Jean-Francois (ACB, ALB)

About Me: I love reading, asking questions, and listening.My blog is a platform to share stories with others and to share content on leadership education. I love connecting people to their dreams and to have conversations about the life they've always wanted. I like sports, traveling, and spending time with my family.


Glenn Errol Reyes (ACS, ALB)

About Me: Retired transportation engineer, Florida Department of Transportation. I am a professional engineer and LEED AP who is an advocate for living in a clean, sustainable environment.


Nancy Benitez (CC)

Sgt. at Arms

Vandana Nagole (CC)

Club Coach

David Carr (ACB,CL, Club Coach)