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Division E

Director, Division E - Ana Rezende, DTM

Division E Director Ana Rezende

Ana Rezende has been working in the hospitality industry for over 15 years, 8 of those onboard cruise ships.  Ana has a Bachelor in Hotel Management and is also a certified Project Manager (PMP). Before discovering Toastmasters Ana was terrified of public speaking and even refused job offers for positions that required giving presentations.

Since joining her first Toastmasters club in 2013 Ana not only got over her fear of public speaking but also increased her leadership skills. She believes in paying it forward and enjoys opportunities to share with others the benefits of Toastmasters.

Over the years she held multiple club offices, chartered new clubs, coached, mentored and sponsored. Ana has chosen to join multiple clubs. She loves how each club is different and she can grow, learn and of course laugh at a faster pace. She’s currently working on her second DTM and is on track to achieve it by July 1st, 2017.

Division E Area Directors

Area E50 Director Sandra L. JacksonArea E50 - Sandra L. Jackson, ACB, CL

Sandra L. Jackson is a human resources manager in the Employee Development Unit of the Miami-Dade Aviation Department. In 2014, she joined MIA Tarmac Speakers Club of Toastmasters International for professional and personal development. As a two-term club president, she led MIA Tarmac Speakers to President’s Distinguished (2014-2015) and Distinguished (2015-2016). Sandra competed in area and division humorous speech contests in 2015 and served as Division E contest master in 2016. She is striving to become a Distinguished Toastmaster by 2019. The theme of Area E50 is “Aim to be Exceptional.”

Sandra graduated from the University of Miami with a bachelor’s degree and from Barry University with a master’s degree. She is a member of W.I.S.H. Foundation, Inc.; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Miami Central Class of 1982 Committee; and other organizations. 

Area E51 Frank TorresArea E51 - Frank Torres

Frank Torres is a property and casualty insurance agent for Central Insurance Advisors. As an 11-year insurance veteran, Frank came to Toastmasters International looking to improve himself and his business by developing his communication skills. Frank started the Toastmasters journey in August 2015. As a result of his work with Toastmasters, Frank was selected as the National Spokesperson for Allstate's Holiday Home Hazards campaign last December, and was invited to be a guest speaker at the 2015 Miami New Construction Show. 
Frank graduated from the University of Florida, cum laude, in 2005 and is an active member of the Doral community.

Area E52 Director Espy MeadArea E52 - Esperanza "Espy" Mead, ACB, ALB

Besides serving as Area 52 director, Esperanza “Espy” Mead is treasurer of Miami Advanced Toastmasters and a member of South Dade Toastmasters. She was treasurer of South Dade Toastmasters in 2015-2016. Her goals are to become Distinguished Toastmaster by 2017, contribute to developing the communication and leadership skills of others and apply those skills to her real-life job. She loves the energy, passion and fun in Toastmasters.
Espy is president of Actuarial Factor and has over 21 years’ actuarial experience. She is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries. She has extensive experience in property and casualty, personal and business, accident and health, and life in the United States and Latin America. 

Area E53 Director Jimmy VarnadoreArea E53 - Jimmy Varnadore ALB, CC


Area E54 Director Denise NedimyerArea E54 - Denise Nedimyer, ACS, ALB


Area E55 Director Michelle BallingerArea E55 - Michelle Ballinger, ACB, CL


Clubs in Division E

Area E50

Doral Toastmasters 861 Club Details
Miami Toastmasters en Español 971 Club Details
Voice Of Champions Club 7082 Club Details
Destino Toastmasters 2813816 Club Details
MIA Tarmac Speakers 1913022 Club Details

Area E51

Brickell Toastmasters Club 7619 Club Details
Miami Dade Toastmasters Club 8251 Club Details
Miami Beach Toastmasters 1293723 Club Details
ToastMasterCard Miami 4772337 Club Details

Area E52

Coral Gables Club 1695 Club Details
Grove-Gables Toastmasters 1582184 Club Details
Toastmasters at FIU Business 2662937 Club Details
Dade County Toasters 4555744 Club Details

Area E53

South Dade Toastmasters 2463 Club Details
Beckman Coulter Toastmasters 2588 Club Details
Miami Advanced Toastmasters Club (CTM's) 2798 Club Details
West Kendall Toastmasters Club 8370 8370 Club Details

Area 54

Key West Toastmasters 6298 Club Details
Florida  Keys Toastmasters Club 704393 Club Details
Homestead Toastmasters 1249370 Club Details
Cutler Bay Toastmasters 1412303 Club Details

Area E55

Miracle Mile Toastmasters Club 2283 Club Details
Electrifying Voices 1457364 Club Details
Cat Miami 4054964 Club Details
Mid-Day Talkers 4094410 Club Details
The Landing 4916034 Club Details