District Leadership Team

The Founder's District team is proud to serve the members of the district. The team is dedicated to the mission of the district, building new clubs and supporting all clubs in achieving excellence. Our team embodies the core values of Toastmasters, integrity, respect for the individual, service to the member, and dedication to excellence.

Christine Brady MS3
District Director

David Hosmer DTM
Program Quality Director

Ken Spears DTM
Club Growth Director

Julie Murphy IP2
Public Relations Manager

Danielle Brown TC3
Administration Manager

Cathy Tipton LD3
Finance Manager

Ann Shimizu DTM
Logistics Manager

Lori Shapiro DTM
Immediate Past District Director

District Chairs

Alfred Herzing
District Advisor


John Angiolillo


Mary Berg
District Parliamentarian


Lori Shapiro
District Leadership Committee Chair


Robert Hudack
Club Alignment


Daniel Cossack
FDTV Executive Producer



Division Directors

Silvia Swigert DTM
Division A Director

John Breb IP4
Division C Director

Daniel Fung EC3
Division D Director

Wing Kin Susanna Wong DTM
Division E Director

Adam Brenner ACG, ALB
Division F Director

Sherri Horowitz PM1, ALB
Division G Director

Area Directors

Stefan Blasig
Area G-2 Director

Charles Schwartz
Area G-3 Director

Dave Friedman
Area G-4 Director

Fiona Smith
Area G-5 Director