Club Guest Speakers

Want to have a guest speaker at club? You can request one of the speakers below. More will be added soon.

John Lammé…………[email protected]

John joined Toastmasters International in South Korea in 2003 and has been active since then.  He earned his Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) in 2020 and has held most leadership positions in DIstrict 29 Clubs and served as an Area Director twice.  He is capable of speaking on numerous topics including Public Speaking, Mentorship Programs, First Responder Activities, Cybersecurity, Foreign Travel, Stained Glass crafts, and many other topics.  Retired Army Paratrooper who served over 12 years abroad and parachuted into 27 different countries. He is a confirmed adrenaline junkie who has tried almost all sports including those with fins, tanks, wings, or engines.  He is currently working on his Accredited Speaker application processes. 

Shantel Nock…………[email protected]

In February 2017, Shantel joined Toastmasters to cultivate her desire to become a Professional Speaker. Shantel is an entrepreneur and International Speaker working towards becoming an Accredited Speaker. Shantel is also a Professional working in the Behavioral Health Field. In 2018, she started her company, Empower With Words College Prep, assisting parents and students with navigating the college, scholarship, and career processes. She also volunteers as a Gavel Club Facilitator with Jack and Jill Alexandria-Mt.Vernon Chapter. 

Dr. Glenda Clare……….[email protected]

A life coach, career counselor and author.  Dr. Clare’s focus is on human performance improvement. She is a specialist in the development of the health and human service professional workforce, is an experienced professional speaker and meeting/conference facilitator

Len Tran……….[email protected]

Being intrigued with public speaking, Len joined Toastmasters in 2018 to learn the art of public speaking.  During the first year, with his enthusiasm, he competed in the International Speech Contest and was placed 3rd in District 29.  Len competed again in the following year and won first place in the 2020 International Speech Contest in District 29.  Besides toastmasters, Len is a Chemical Engineer by day and teaches martial arts to a group of adults.

Nick Baskerville……….[email protected]

Nick has had the honor of serving in the United States Air Force for 10 years, followed by 4 years in the United States Air Force Reserves. Nick also has been in the fire service since 1999, with most of that time being in Prince William County Dept. of Fire and Rescue.  Nick is a former member of Prince William County

David Walatka ……………. [email protected]

David has been a Toastmaster for nearly 30 years (from 1986 – 2000, then 2005 – present). Frequent speech topics include sports, investing, leadership, and diet. David loves sports and is an unabashed gym rat.

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