The Executive 2017
July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018
Lisa Swant, President
Daniela Testolini, VP of Education
Daniela Testolini is the founder of eTrue Media in Ottawa, Ontario. She helps people and businesses establish a web presence through web design, SEO and video marketing.
Daniela has also been a video professional for 23 years as a Producer, Director and Editor. Daniela has worked with such respected companies as the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Department of National Defence (DND), HyperActive Productions, Blomeley Communications, Carleton Productions, and The University of Ottawa.
As a self proclaimed ‘info junkie’ (books, blogs, courses, self help anything, spirituality, psychology and beliefs…) Daniela enjoys learning new ideas and concepts and joined Toastmasters to finally get over her fear of public speaking.
Daniela has travelled to many destinations including a year and half backpacking trip through Europe, Indonesia, Malaysia and Australia. She is happily married and the mom of two active boys, ages 8 and 5, Daniela aims to do some more travelling, as the boys get older, this time with family in tow.
Robert Corneau, VP Membership
Robert is a Professional Quantity Surveyor & Certified Engineering Technologist and works as Construction Cost Estimator for PCL Constructors Canada Inc.. He lives in Kanata with his wife and 2 sons and enjoys numerous recreational activities that include mountain biking, boating, camping, skiing and snowshoeing.
Robert Joined West Carleton Toastmasters in December of 2015 to develop his communication and presentation skills as well as to have some fun!
Toastmasters has helped Robert to exceed his expectations in improving his professional confidence, interpersonal and professional skills. With the help of the supportive and nurturing environment provided by Toastmasters, Robert has been able to step out of his comfort zone and shatter the boundaries on what he believed to be his limits!
Xiaoxi Dong, VP Public Relations
Barry O’Connor, Treasurer
Barry has been a member of West Carleton Toastmasters for 3 years. He joined Toastmasters to overcome his fear of public speaking. Barry has found that the support he receives from his fellow West Carleton members has helped him grow in his Toastmasters journey.
Barry is a Controller and Project Coordinator with LMCI.
He loves all sports both as a participant and spectator.
Barry is married to his wonderful wife, Christine and is very proud of his two sons, Jarrett and Ryan.
Barry and Christine are also the owners of two rescue Boxers, Tyson and Milo.
Navjeet Sandu, Sergeant-At-Arms
Chao Zhao, Secretary
Clare Morris, Past President