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EDU1: Life Is a Stage and the Stage Is Yours! | 2021 District 49 Conference

May 3 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This event is a part of the 2021 District 49 Conference.

Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/82727590238 | passcode 2020




Energize your club meetings to a level where everyone will want to join your club!

5:30 PM Welcome Note
5:35 PM Engaging Extreme Activity
by Willie Jones
5:55 PM Extreme Game Voting 1st, 2nd, 3rd
6:00 PM Group Coaching
in three separate breakout rooms
#1 Rose Kirland
#2 Gloria Shishido
#3 Willie Jones
6:00 PM Improvisation and Characterization
by Vicky Ferrer and Company
6:20 PM Engaging Extreme Game - Final Round
by Willie Jones
6:45 PM Second Extreme Game Voting 1st, 2nd, 3rd
6:50 PM Announcements and Closing
7:00 PM Session Adjourned



Willie Jones Willie Jones, is Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking, 1997 and a TEDxHickam, 2020 Vision speaker. While not traveling the world, Willie conducts speaking, training, seminars/workshops, consultations expounding on communication and the leadership spectrum as well as giving motivational keynote addresses to audiences. Willie is a member of Ala Moana Toastmasters and in several advanced clubs.
Rose Kirland Rose Kirland, DTM, PDD is a professional with 41 years career as a mortgage banker, formerly Vice President of The Kissell Company, a subsidiary of PNC financial. As a service in her advocacy against homelessness, Rose conducts homeownership educational workshops. Rose is a paid professional speaker /trainer in sales and marketing, communication, public relations, leadership, time management, social media proficiency, and success planning and has been a TEDx Speaker. A Toastmaster since 2010, Rose has held various leadership positions at the club and district levels. A past club President, District Director and in 2019-2020 term was Hawaii District 49, Public Relations Manager (PRM). She applied her over 41 years passion of public relations & her vision goals skills to help District 49 reach the visualized dream goal of Distinguished District.
Gloria Shishido Gloria Shishido, DTM, PID, PDG, Past International Director, 2014-2016, Past District Governor, 2006-2007 and District 49 Pathways Guide, 2019. A Toastmaster for over twenty years, Gloria is a member of Aloha, Windward Winners, Liliuokalani Toastmasters Clubs and advance clubs, Na Hoku Kai Toastmasters, Pathways Central and Hawaii Comedy Central which she was the club sponsor this year and current Club President. Gloria is committed to improving the member’s Toastmasters experience and has conducted multiple educational sessions for District 49 and for other Districts. She strongly supports and trains members in the Pathways Learning Program.
Vicky Ferrer Maria Victoria Ferrer, DTM, PRA, PDG goes by “Vicky”. She is a Past Region 11 Advisor of Toastmasters International 2015-2016 and Past District 20 Governor. She holds a Master's Degree in Development Communication. Vicky is a Corporate Trainer and a Personality Development Coach and conducted soft skills training to the admissions staff and management in the Education City. A skilled improvisational and communication speaker, coach, and trainer. Vicky has started several clubs in the Middle East and is instrumental in introducing Improvisation and Characterization to many clubs.

Supporting Performers, Expert Toastmasters:

  • Joy Frelinger
  • Jeff Beard
  • Harland Mattos
  • Sherry Imamura-Ryan
  • Kyle Nishioka
  • Keith Olson
  • Nelson Nakagawa



May 3
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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