DIVISION DIRECTOR CANDIDATES

LIZA ZINDOGA - DIVISION Z

Toastmasters member since: June 2019
Education: ? Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Electronic Engineering) National University of Science and Technology Zimbabwe
Toastmasters offices held and terms of service:
  • Area Z1 Director 2021/22
  • Club: President 2021/22, VP Membership 2020/21, Sergeant at Arms 2019/20
Toastmasters honours and recognition:
  • Dynamic Entreprenuers: Sponsor
  • PI5, IP1
  • Club Emissary 2020/2021
Relevant work experience and how it relates to Toastmasters and your role as a District leader:
I have been running a company with my husband since 2012 and it has shown steady growth over the years, I have good interpersonal skills that can help grow the Division.
 
What experience do you have in strategic planning?
As a leader in my organisation I have had opportunities to make strategic plans for the organisation.
 
What experience do you have in the area of finance?
My experience comes with running a business. Iherefore I understand the basics of finance and am able to interpret financials.
 
What experience do you have in developing procedures?
I have developed a few procedures for the business that I am currently running.
 
What lessons did you learn from previous leadership positions?
As an Area Director I have learnt that people are different and they way we approach them as leaders should be different to achieve desired results.
 
Why do you want to serve as a District leader?
I feel as Division Z Director, I would be able to influence growth in terms of clubs in the Division. With the help of Area Directors, we would be able to implement the District mission by building new clubs in towns that currently do not have any Toastmasters clubs. And support the existing clubs maintain and improve their level of quality.
 
In your opinion, what are the District mission’s major objectives and how would you work to achieve them?
It has 2 objectives - To build new clubs and to support clubs in achieving excellence.
As a District officer, these two also become my objectives. I would work with the Area Directors to identify and follow leads for new clubs as well as encourage other members in the are to also start new clubs. By giving the Area Directors the support they need to support the club officers we can all support the clubs in achieving excellence.
 
Additional information about yourself
I am very enthusiastic about things I am passionate about. I am passionate about personal development, I am an eager and fast learner. I am also passionate about helping others reach their fullest potential. As a mother of four, nurturing comes naturally and patience follows right along. I have grown exponetially since joining Toastmasters, its an experience that I would like everyone to get starting with those closest to me. As a District Leader- Division Director, I have an opportunity to work towards getting the Toastmsters experience to more people in the Division and therefore the District.