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.
Matt has been a Toastmaster since 2013, and started out as a member of the Rockwell AB Toastmasters group in Milwaukee. As he progressed through the first manuals, a decision was made to start a club in Mequon. After charting ROK the Talk in 2015, he was the first president, and was responsible for getting the club off to a good start. He has held a variety of positions in the club, as well as positions outside of the club at the district level. He is currently the Web Director for District 35 Toastmasters, and runs the district35 website. When not engaged in Toastmasters, his hobbies including all aspects of computer work, listening to music, and skating. His work at Rockwell Automation is with the Remote Support Services group, doing various tasks and projects that help our support engineers do their job efficiently.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 after. 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 of Secretary(?). 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 give Abdullah a holler.
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.
The sergeant at arms is responsible for club property management, meeting room preparation and hospitality. The sergeant at arms chairs the social and reception committee.
Cassandra Mammen has been working at Rockwell Automation in Mequon, WI for 7 years as an Administrative Assistant. Her current position is overseeing all the administrative functions in the office for the Engineering Hardware and Mechanical Engineering teams. Cassandra has a varied background in engineering services, quality, and customer service.
Cassandra has an appreciation for organizing large projects for the needs of the employees. Her organizational skills were used to establish the Rockwell Automation-Mequon team for the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” walk that takes place in May for the past six years. In addition, she chaired the RA Mequon 25 year anniversary celebration for 1100 employees.
Cassandra resides in Grafton, WI where she cares for her mother. She has four adult children and four grandchildren.