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About Glen Abbey Toastmasters

Glen Abbey Toastmasters helps people improve their communication and leadership skills through a proven approach that focuses on self development and self confidence in public speaking.

We are known for its professional, friendly, supportive, and fun learning atmosphere.

Chartered on March 30, 1992, Glen Abbey Toastmasters has been a vibrant part of the Oakville community for over 20 years.

Every year, we have approximately 30 members – giving everyone the opportunity to participate fully in the club – and achieve valuable personal growth.

Read more about our accomplishments and members over the years:

Presidents Distinguished Club Awards

Our club has consistently achieved President’s Distinguished Club status in the Toastmasters International Distinguished Club Program every single year for over the last 13 years consecutively.  The President’s Distinguished Club is the highest achievement possible for any Toastmasters club and is the marker of a successful club.

  • 2016-2017
  • 2015-2016
  • 2014-2015
  • 2013-2014
  • 2012-2013
  • 2011-2012
  • 2010-2011
  • 2009-2010
  • 2008-2009
  • 2007-2008
  • 2006-2007
  • 2005-2006
  • 2004-2005
  • 2003-2004

Past Presidents

  • 2016/17 - Wendy Rintoul
  • 2015/16 - Chris Roode
  • 2014/15 - Srini Kesavan
  • 2013/14 - Reema Duggal
  • 2012/13 – Rob Misiewicz
  • 2011/12 – Keith Rabey
  • 2010/11 – Chris Czerwinski
  • 2009/10 – Clare Drage
  • 2008/09 – Justin Reim
  • 2007/08 – Rob Moulson
  • 2006/07 – Paul Shemilt
  • 2005/06 – Chris Czerwinski
  • 2004/05 – Jack Jagernauth
  • 2003/04 – Brian Riley
  • 2002/03 – Mike Isber
  • 2001/02 – Frédérique Herel
  • 2000/01 – Sue Quesnel
  • 1999/00 – Sukhi Burgen
  • 1998/99 – Carola Hoch
  • 1997/98 – Paul Palladine
  • 1996/97 – Gabriel Osson
  • 1995/96 – Linda Rossi
  • 1994/95 – John Spaetzel
  • 1993/94 – Verna Nicolls
  • 1992/93 – Frank McGuillicuddy

Toastmasters Of The Year

  • 2016/17 - Rose Ford
  • 2015/16 - Roberto Fazio
  • 2014/15 - Ross Cree
  • 2013/14 - Paul Dubal
  • 2012/13 - Reema Duggal
  • 2011/12 - Paul Shemilt
  • 2010/11 - Keith Rabey
  • 2009/10 - Frédérique Herel
  • 2008/09 - Justin Reim
  • 2007/08 - Rob Moulson
  • 2006/06 - Steve Ilott
  • 2004/05 - Tony Corrie
  • 2003/04 - Chris Czerwinski/Sue Quesnel    
  • 2002-03 - Derek Wisniewski
  • 2001/02 - Mike Isber
  • 2000/01 - Chi Tang
  • 1999/00 - Frédérique Herel
  • 1998/99 - Joe Love
  • 1997/98 - Else de Souza
  • 1996/97 - Phyllis Inward

Glen Abbey Toastmasters That Became Area Governors

  • Keith Rabey- Area Governor 2015-2016
  • Richard Kitney - Area Governor 2015-2016
  • Reema Duggal - Area Governor 2014-2015
  • Chris Czerwinski - Area Governor 2009-2010
  • Paul Shemilt - Area Governor 2007-2008
  • Miaja Thompson - Area Governor 2005-2006
  • Sukhi Burgen - Area Governor 2004-2005
  • Frédérique Herel - Area Governor 2003-2004
  • Carola Hock - Area Governor 1999-2000
  • Linda Rossi - Area Governor 1998-1999
  • Verna Nicolls - Area Governor 1996-1997
  • Dennis Nicolls - Area Governor 1993-1994

Glen Abbey Toastmasters That Became Division Governors

  • Jack Jagernauth - Division Governor 2008-2009

Club Locations Over The Years

  • 2013 - Present:  Holy Trinity Secondary School
  • 2004 - 2013:  Sheridan College Residence and Conference Centre
  • 2000 - 2003:  St Volodymyr Centre
  • 1999 - 2000:  Church of the Incarnation - Old Abbey Lane
  • 1993 - 1999:  St Ignatius of Loyola High School 1993 -99
  • 1992 - 1993:  Glen Abbey Community Centre

Sponsored Clubs

Glen Abbey Toastmasters has sponsored three new clubs:

  • Toronto Nursing Club - by Verna Nicolls
  • Mighty Oaks Advanced Club - by Frédérique Herel and Mike Isber
  • SNC Lavalin Knights CLub - by Jack Jagernauth

Glen Abbey Toastmasters was itself sponsored by First Oakville Toastmasters and Trafalgar Toastmasters lended a guiding hand as well.

Glen Abbey Toastmasters

Have questions?  please contact: 

info@glenabbeytoastmasters.org 

www.glenabbeytoastmasters.org 

Toastmasters International

www.toastmasters.org