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District Leadership Team

The District 37 Leadership Team is dedicated to our District’s members. It’s a great responsibility and an exciting opportunity. As facilitators of the success of our members and clubs, the team instills a sense of enthusiasm, fidelity and responsibility throughout the district. If you are new to Toastmasters or are searching for a club in your community, use our Find a Club tool.

District Chairs & Ambassadors
Division & Area Directors
Past District Governors / Directors

Tim Edwards

District Director

Jody Koonce

Program Quality Director

Rhonda Walthall

Club Growth Director

Lana Torkildsen

Administration Manager

Tsatsu Nyamadi

Finance Manager

  Brian Crutchfield

  Public Relations Manager

District Chairs & Ambassadors

Tony Kombol


Ron Crews

District Photographer

Michael Beach

Immediate Past District Director

Mary Roca

Realignment Chair

Ruth Friddle

District Contest Chair

Dawn Webb

Pathways Champion

Alicia Hughes

Logistics Manager


District Timer

Wayne Grubaugh

District Parliamentarian

Cynthia Wilson

District Credentials Manager

David Maillet

District Chief Judge

Phyllis Kombol

Pathways Champion

Glenda Teams-Edwards

Dist. Leadership Committee Chair

Cynthia Martin

District PDG/PDD Comm. Chair

Patricio Morat

Audit Chair


Registration Chair


Youth Leadership Coordinator

Wai Yau

Specialty Club Chair

Al Green

New Club Sponsor and Mentor Chair

Men Tchaas Ari

Community Club Chair


Corporate Club Chair

Michelle Bennett

New Club Launch Chair

Calvin Duncan

Club Coach Chair

Division Education Committees

Renee Twilley

Division A Education Chair

Maurice Mazone

Division D Education Chair

Catherine Maillet

Division B Education Chair


Education Chair

Kayren Cathcart

Division C Education Chair


Education Chair

Division & Area Directors

Division A

Brian Hart

Division A Director

 Richard Colea

Area 1 Director

Four Seasons Toastmasters
Land of Sky Toastmasters
Ridgefield Toastmasters
Windstream Communicators


Area 2 Director

Advanced Toastmasters of Asheville
Asheville Toastmasters
New Dimensions Toastmasters


Area 3 Director

Blue Ridge Toastmasters
Catawba Valley Toastmasters
High Country Toastmasters
McDowell NC Toastmasters

Division B

Nadine Wynn

Division B Director

Bhaswati Sarkar

Area 11 Director

Eat Your Words Toastmasters
Goldmine Toastmasters
People Growing Together Toastmasters
Yawn Patrol Zone Toastmasters

Carolyn Jenkins

Area 12 Director

Etc Etc Toastmasters
East Coast Electric Toasters
TIAA Toastmasters of the Carolinas

Martina Ackridge

Area 13 Director

ATD Toastmasters
Friendship Toastermasters
University City Toastmasters
Wells Fargo CIC Toastmasters

Mandy Isaac

Area 14 Director

Davidson Toastmasters
FunnyBone 2 Toatmasters
Lowes Home Improvement Toastmasters
Toastmasters at the Lake

Kate McLoughlin

Area 15 Director

Advanced Communicators of Charlotte
B4 Nine Toastmasters
Kenton Place Toastmasters
Lake Norman Toastmasters
Trimedx Toastmasters

Division C

Gayle Pum

Division C Director

Angela Harris

Area 21 Director

FUN Toastmasters
Gateway to Speaking Excellence Toastmasters
Mass Mutual Carolinas
Wells Fargo Stagecoach Speakers Uptown Charlotte

Crystal Brantley-Adams

Area 22 Director

Bank of America Uptown Toastmasters
Greater Opportunity Speaking Toastmasters
High Altitude Toastmasters
High Energy Toastmasters
Stadium Overlook Toastmasters

Christa Newkirk

Area 23 Director

26th Judicial District Toastmasters
Atrium Health Toastmasters
Central Piedmont Toastmasters
Public Service Toastmasters
Queen City Toastmasters

Valencia Tims

Area 24 Director

Hornets Nest Toastmasters
Matthews/Mint Hill Toastmasters
Monday Six O Toastmasters
Southpark Toastmasters


David Jones

Area 25 Director

AlphaBravoCollins Toastmasters
Belk’s Sto-Re-Tellers Toastmasters
Compass Speaks Out Toastmasters
Sealed Air Charlotte Toastmasters

Division D

Julie Richardt

Division D Director

Emmanuel Emerson

Area 31 Director

Charlotte Works Toastmasters
Charter Corp Toastmasters
Microsoft Charlotte Toastmasters
Professional Edge Toastmasters
Ship Masters Toastmasters

 Troy Macera

Area 32 Director

Dye Hard Toastmasters
Gastonia Toastmasters
Siemens Eloquent Energizers Toastmasters
Steele Creek Toastmasters

Julianna Demicco

Area 33 Director

Ballantyne Toastmasters
Charlotte NC-SYF Toastmasters
Toastmasters of Waxhaw
Transformation Toastmasters

Katina Laney

Area 34 Director

Ballantyne Lunch Toastmasters
Bank of America Toastmasters at Ballantyne
PMMC Toastmasters
SoChar Toastmasters
Stagecoach Speakers Ballantyne

Division E

Wray Ledford

Division E Director


Area 41 Director

High Point Toastmasters
Mainstream Toastmasters
Winston-Salem Toastmasters


Area 42 Director

Center Stagecoach Toastmasters
Hanes T-Masters
TE Talkers Toastmasters
WEC Express Toastmasters


Area 43 Director

Empire Toastmasters
K9 Keynotes
Mercury Toastmasters
Northwestern Toastmasters

Division F

Joyce-Jasper Morant

Division F Director

Natell Miller

Area 51 Director

ADI Toastmasters
Good Growth Toastmasters
Postmasters Toastmasters

LaBrenda Slayton

Area 52 Director

Carolina Christian Toastmasters
Gate City Vineyard Toastmasters
Greensboro Toastmasters Club
Triad Toastmasters

Keisha Frederick

Area 53 Director

Aggie Engineers Toastmasters
Arch MI Toastmasters
Sunrise Toastmasters
Progressive Toastmasters


Area 54 Director

Blue Moon Advanced Toastmasters
Lincoln Financial Toastmasters
Mprovemasters Toastmasters
Talk of the Town Toastmasters