Club Members and Leaders

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Andrew Bern (DTM)

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

Roosevelt Jean-Francois (DTM)

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.

VP of Membership

Shanta Boodhai

VP of Public Relations

Hyvelle Ferguson-Davis

Joined Club: April 2019
Joined Toastmasters: April 2019


Kip Barkley (DTM/PM3/VC1)

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 35+ 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 Polytechnic 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.

Joined Toastmasters: 1990


David Gonzalez

Joined Toastmasters: Feb 2019

Area 25 Director

Peter Palmer (Area 25 Director)

Emile Allen (ACB)

About Me: Dr. Emile Allen is a Medical Hypnotist and the former Chief of Urology and Vice Chairman of Surgery at Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla, California. Throughout his career, he saw the power of the Subconscious Mind to control post-operativepain. His decades of experience and unique perspective as a surgeon and medical hypnotist led him to develop his MindWise Protocol, Drug-Free Pain ManagementMethodology forthe Self-Management of Acute Post-Operative Pain and Chronic Pain. He has helped people world-wide and has become a leading expert in Advanced Medical Hypnosis. Dr. Allen teaches the MindWise Protocol to healthcare practitioners.

Joined Club: Club Voice
Joined Toastmasters: 2010

Francine Axsom

Jhonson Joissin

Joined Club: March 2019
Joined Toastmasters: March 2019

Arlene Joseph

Sid Marcus (DTM)

About Me: A magician and story teller, Sid is retired from the construction industry. He brings humor to our meetings and experience from many years. He have been a Toastmaster for 50 years.

Ruthlourne Morency

Barry Moss (CC)

Connor Richardson (PM1)

Joined Club: May 1, 2019
Joined Toastmasters: May 22, 2019

Tania Stuart

Shawn Walker (CC/CL)

Joined Club: April 2019
Joined Toastmasters: April 2019

Joined Club: March 2019
Joined Toastmasters: March 2019