Our 13 Toastmasters clubs have started to swear in new officers as the new Toastmasters Year begins.
Last July 16, new officers of BAVI Toastmasters Club and BAVI Manila Toastmasters Club took their oath amid peers and guests over a videoconferencing app.
It was the first time that a turnover ceremony and installation of officers was conducted online. Other BAVI Toastmasters clubs are expected to follow suit.
At BAVI Toastmasters Club, the new officers are the following: Milady Glo Resurreccion (President), Rachelle Payumo-Acab (VP Education), Clarize Marion Tulda (VP Membership), Jun Daryl Zamora (VP Public Relations), Ma. Bernadette Rolda (Secretary), Krestoni Mike Ben (Treasurer), Christian Daniel Hernandez (Sergeant-at-Arms).
Meanwhile, BAVI Manila Toastmasters Club has the following new officers: Raquel Doromal-Enolva (President), Shierel Samonte (VP Education), Cristine Guimbaolibot (VP Membership), Alzer Illut (VP Public Relations), Joshua Aguinaldo (Secretary), Alyza Salvador (Treasurer), Rodel Santos (Sergeant-at-Arms).
Immediate Past Division M Director Manohari Gunawardhena, DTM installed the new officers and charged them with their duties. Club mentor Pearl Villamarzo, DTM also witnessed the virtual event.
Being part of Toastmasters is among the many professional development programs of Bounty Agro Ventures, Inc. (BAVI). The company joined the community in 2015 and made history by creating the most number of corporate Toastmasters clubs in the Philippines.
At Toastmasters, BAVI employees acquire public speaking and leadership skills, as well as confidence.