2017-2018 Leadership Team

Boston Toastmasters President

Brittney Exline

Boston Toastmasters VP of Education

Anna Mandell

Boston Toastmasters Co-VP Education

Jesse Welty

Jesse Welty – Co- Vice President of Education

Jesse joined Boston Toastmasters to grow professionally when it became clear that his career path will always involve language and communication. He has enjoyed public speaking in some form or another since childhood, but speaking to groups is now playing an ever-larger role his life, as he explores a career in public speaking and education.

As Vice President of Education, Jesse aims to convince you of the power of goal-setting. He is proud to have met his goal of completing his first 10 speeches in his first year as a Toastmaster. The following year, he served as club President and earned his ALB, an advanced leadership credential. Jesse later was appointed Area Director for Toastmasters District 31, Area 33. He is currently working in the Toastmasters advanced manual for Professional Speaking, and presented a workshop to more than 100 members at the District 31 Spring conference. Read more

Contact: [email protected]

Boston Toastmasters VP of PR & Marketing

Paul Castiglione

Boston Toastmasters Secretary

Cecelia Jenkins

Boston Toastmasters Treasuer

Evan LeCompte

Boston Toastmasters Sergeant At Arms

Karen Tausch

Karen Tausch – Sergeant-at-Arms

Karen Tausch joined Boston Toastmasters to develop the confidence to propel her voice to the back of the room, speak clearly, and to feel and look confident in front of an audience. She has found a strength in storytelling, inspired by her parents’ bedtime stories told in wonderful voices.

Karen is a Massage Therapist, as a second career in life. Karen graduated from Regis College and holds a certificate from massage school. She enjoys being part of Toastmasters outside of her massage therapy practice. Raised in both Lexington and Concord, she has lived in Massachusetts her whole life. Growing up, she made frequent trips to Boston to attend lectures and museums with parents. Read more

Contact: resources@bostontoastmasters.org

Photo credits: Diane Sperandio Photography


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