The President is the first ranking officer and is responsible for monthly officer meetings and updates on the club to its members. He has general supervision of the operations of the club, and serves as one of the club's representatives on Area and District Councils.
Abdullah started working at Rockwell in the Summer of 2016 as an intern in the Mequon facility. He transitioned to a full-time Firmware Engineering position the following summer. He joined Toastmasters shortly afterwards. Prior to all of this, Abdullah was a student at UW-Madison, where he was studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, majors that prepared him well for the Toastmasters officer role. At the very least, it taught him a few things related to his actual job - Firmware Engineer. If you are a new to Toastmasters, not new to Toastmasters, or just want to practice your Urdu, don’t be afraid to contact Abdullah!
Vice President of Education
The vice president education is the second ranking club officer and is responsible for planning, organizing and directing a club program which meets the educational needs of the individual members. The vice resident education chairs the education committee. The vice president education also serves as one of this club’s representatives on the area and district councils and shall take no action binding upon this club without either specific prior authorization or subsequent ratification by this club.
"I joined Toastmasters to communicate more clearly and effectively, which includes both speaking and listening. What I have gained and am still learning is a network of employees from different departments and how each one of us have different motivations and that ROK the Talk Club is a safe and supportive environment so I don’t feel intimated when I’m trying to learn and challenge myself to get better."
Vice President of Membership
The vice president membership is the third ranking club officer and is responsible for planning, organizing and directing a program that ensures individual member retention and growth in club individual membership. The vice president membership chairs the membership committee. The vice president membership serves as one of this club’s representatives on the area council and shall take no action binding upon this club without either specific prior authorization or subsequent ratification by this club.
Vice President of Public Relations
The vice president public relations is the fourth ranking club officer and is responsible for developing and directing a publicity program that informs individual members and the general public about Toastmasters International. The vice president public relations chairs the public relations committee.
Craig has served ROK the Talk as club treasurer, club president, district area director, and is a charter member. He has organized several speech contests and other large events. His goal is to help club members improve their skills in communication and leadership.
The club secretary is responsible for club records and correspondence. The club secretary has custody of the club’s charter, constitution and bylaws and all other records and documents of this club; keeps an accurate record of the meetings and activities of this club and of the club executive committee; maintains an accurate and complete roster of individual members of this club, including the address and status of each individual member; and transmits the same to the successor in office. The club secretary provides notices of meetings as required by this constitution and immediately notifies World Headquarters of Toastmasters International of any change in the roster of individual members.
Andrew says he is a recently-joined member of Toastmasters. He joined in order to improve his confidence, comfort, and pace while speaking. ROK the Talk has been a supportive environment in which to improve his professional and personal communication skills. In addition to being a place to learn, ROK the Talk is also a network of friends. A fun group of people that make it easy to grow as a public speaker.
The treasurer is responsible for club financial policies, procedures and controls. The club treasurer receives and disburses, with the approval of this club, all club funds; pays to Toastmasters International all financial obligations of this club as they come due; and keeps an accurate account of all transactions. The club treasurer shall make financial reports to this club and to the club executive committee quarterly and upon request and shall transmit the accounts and all undistributed funds to the successor in office at the end of the club treasurer’s term.
Matt has served the club as president twice! He is a charter member and has been an district area director.