EXCOM 2021-22

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TM Sagar Khurana

President 

Asst. Area Director Club Growth (Area 20)

TM Sagar is a Hotelier by profession and has been working as a F&B Supervisor cum Menu Planner in Emirates Flight Catering for the past 6 years. He loves exploring new places, reading novels and trying different cuisines.

He joined Toastmasters in April 2019 and has been in a DTC leadership role from past two years, where he played a significant role in the Public Relations and the Membership Team. It is a matter of great prestige that Dubai Toastmasters Club has won all membership awards during his tenure as VP Membership in the year 2020-2021. Humor is TM Sagar ‘s forte, evidently so, as he won the Area Level - Humorous Speech Contest in the year 2020. He states that joining Toastmasters is one of the most amazing things that has happened to him. He has fulfilled his personal objectives of improving his public speaking & communication skills and learning from great leaders during his Toastmasters journey. He says that Toastmasters has been a life changing experience for many people & his own transformation is a testimony to this magical experience.

As President of the club, his goal is to bring out the best in each and every member of the Club. He also intends to infuse more energy & excitement to DTC by conducting physical meetings instead of virtual ones, when permissible. One of his top personal missions is to spread awareness about Toastmasters Community to different areas in Dubai and take Dubai Toastmasters Club to the pinnacle of success.

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TM Deewee Alcasoas

 VP Education

TM Deewee Alcasoas is a Banker by profession who loves reading, traveling, watching movies, and baking.  She has been a member of the Dubai Toastmasters Club for the last seven months. She has been the Asst. VP membership and bagged the DTAC CGD award for sponsoring ten members. She was instrumental in getting the Talk up and Beat the Clock award for the club.

She is known to be very energetic and creative and has many plans towards the Club’s growth.  She has the experience of being in a leadership role on professional front - so, be assured that with her energy levels, creativity, and leadership skills she along with the Excom team will take the club to the next level!

As Vice President – Education, her mission is to help members to achieve their educational goals, to have more educational sessions related to leadership, pathways, mentors, and to attain all educational goals as defined by Toastmasters International.

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TM Nora Aljassasi

Vice President Membership

TM Nora has been a toastmaster for three years. She is an active participant in different contests, meetings and speeches. On professional front, she is currently working in the capacity of International Relation Financial Regulator. She enjoys the creative arts and freedom of being oneself in connection with others. She was also assisting PR team and played a significant role for releasing DTC newsletters.

As VP Membership, Nora aims to spread awareness about Toastmasters Community to different areas of Dubai and take the club to its highest level.

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TM Nisha Gandhi   

Vice President - Public Relations
Asst Area Director Public Relation (Area 20)

Nisha is a Human Resource Consultant by profession has joined Dubai Toastmasters Club since October 2020. Her aim of joining Toastmasters is for honing her communications skills, public speaking abilities, and getting connected with inspiring speakers in a fun learning environment. She loves traveling, writing poetry, socializing, and spending quality time with her family.

Nisha was a member of the Education Committee last year and not only assisted the VP Education for the regular toastmasters’ sessions but also provided various recommendations for improvements to serve the club members better and give them a positive learning experience.

Nisha has also contributed as a member of DTC’S quarterly newsletter in the year 2020.  She was a member of the Public Relations team during the 25th anniversary celebrations, which gave her a golden opportunity to interview the stalwarts of the Club. These interviews were publicized on social media platforms garnering great publicity and gave her a good insight on the public relation aspects of the Club.

Nisha believes that she will add great value by leading the Public Relations team with her creativity and talent for writing, in addition to the other positive attributes required for this role. She states that Dubai Toastmasters is a club par excellence, and as a Vice President – Public Relations and a brand ambassador of the Club, she would strive by continually implementing ways to enhance these standards and take it to greater heights.

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TM Sabeel VK

Secretary

Sabeel has been working as a teacher in Dubai for six years. He joined the Dubai Toastmasters Club in February 2021. He has been participating in toastmasters meetings very enthusiastically. He is a hardcore traveler, actor, and book lover. He associated with different charitable organizations such as Palliative Care. He loves meeting new people and extending his social circle. He has been putting his best efforts towards the advancement of the Dubai Toastmasters Club with the support of the Excom.

He aims to fulfill his duties as the Club’s Secretary in the best way possible, set exemplary standards for this role and contribute to the club’s success and growth.

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TM Tisa Paul

Treasurer

Tisa Annie has been a toastmaster since 2015. She likes reading and traveling. Her professional experience spans corporate finance, analytics, forecasting budgeting, and revenue management.

 

As Treasurer, Tisa goal is to maintain transparent & accurate records, timely collections of dues and payables, manage a well budgeted spend for trophies, badges etc.

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TM Rashmi Nair

Sergeant at Arms

Rashmi joined Toastmasters in October 2020. She is a bibliophile but has turned out to be more of a book collector than a reader off late. She loves history and dance. She also sings occasionally and performs in theatre. She is a medical imaging specialist by profession and been associated with the media since her college days as a video/radio jockey.  In her new role at DTC as Sergeant at Arms, she looks forward to be a team player & create memorable toastmaster experiences.

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Bosco Mascarenhas

Immediate Past President

Bosco Mascarenhas has been a graphic and web designer for almost twenty-five years. He joined Toastmasters in 2016. He says that he owes toastmasters a great deal for building his self-confidence and his self-awareness as well as allowing him to discover his true potential and maximizing it.

He says, the club’s 25th Anniversary celebration in April 2021 during his presidency will always be the highlight of this toastmasters journey . 

He loves to watch movies and read books in his free time.