District Leadership Directory

Click on an individual to read their Biography and send them a secure email.
You can filter the list by clicking on a category or a letter of the Alphabet as well.

Photo of Price Polynice DTM
Price Polynice, DTM
Program Quality Director

Price Polynice DTM, is a two-time Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) with a diverse background in business and public speaking. He has been a proud member of Toastmasters International for 11 years. Price has dedicated himself to developing his leadership skills, serving in various club-level, area-level, division-level and district-level roles, including Area Director, Division Director, and District Club Retention Chair. He is currently a member of three clubs.

Price is a proud veteran of the United States Navy and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Executive Certificate in Project Management. He is also a TEDx Speaker Coach and Workshop Coach, sharing his expertise and knowledge to empower others. He is a sought-after workshop presenter, who shares his insights and expertise on a wide range of topics. His passion is to be of service to others, helping them to achieve their goals and make a positive impact.

Photo of Arlene Preudhomme
Arlene Preudhomme
Program Quality Assistant

Arlene Preudhomme has been a member of Toastmasters Intermational for the past five years. Her home club is West Pines Toastmasters. She has served as a club officer for 4 years: once as Club President, once as Club Treasurer and twice as Club VPE. She also served as District 47’s Finance Manager during 2021-2022 and District 47’s Web Editor and Division A’s PQD during 2020-2021. She has served as Chief Judge and Co-Chair of various Area Contests. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and mother of 2 teenage sons and 1 adult daughter outside of Toastmasters.

Photo of Ray-Don Poitier DTM
Ray-Don Poitier, DTM
Club Extension (BAH)

Ray-Don Poitier is a seasoned professional with a diverse background in the fields of Electronics and Electrical disciplines. Born in the Bahamas, he has dedicated over 20 years to the engineering industry, gaining extensive
experience as a technician. Recently, he embarked on a significant career shift and entered the insurance industry, where he currently excels as a Financial Services Representative.
In addition to his professional achievements, Ray-Don has also made significant contributions to the Toastmasters organization. With over 11 years of active involvement, he
has honed his public speaking and leadership skills, serving as a past Area Director and taking on various roles at the club level. Currently, Ray-Don holds the esteemed position of Club President at the First Bahamas Branch of Toastmasters Club 1600, where he guides and inspires fellow members on their journey towards self-improvement.
Beyond his professional and Toastmasters pursuits, Ray-Don is a devoted husband and father. His strong commitment to his family and his personal values is evident in his daily life. He lives by the mantra, “No man ever achieved greatness by leaving the job undone,” which encapsulates his relentless drive to complete tasks to the best of his abilities and achieve exceptional results.
With his extensive experience, versatile skill set, and unwavering dedication, Ray-Don Poitier continues to make a positive impact in both his professional and personal spheres, inspiring others to strive for greatness and leave no job unfinished.

Categories: Club Growth Team
Photo of Lauren Patrick
Lauren Patrick
Area 11 Director

Lauren Patrick is a business consultant focused on healthcare companies. She is passionate about helping businesses grow, scale and solve complex challenges.
Her consulting experience includes 10+ years at the global firm Capgemini Consulting and several years as an independent consultant. Her Fortune 500 clients have included: General Motors, Ford, Boeing, Roche/Genentech, Gap and Farmers.
She holds a BA from Yale and an MBA from Northwestern. She is also a Certified Medical Revenue Manager, Certified Physician Practice Manager and Certified Healthcare Business Consultant.

Photo of Richard Parsons
Richard Parsons
Area 23 Director

Ricardo Parsons joined NCCI Toastmasters in 2014, a corportate club in Boca Raton. He has held offices including VP Membership, VP Education,
President and Club Coach. He has served in area and district contests as well as TLI facilitator.
In addition he served as the 2022-2023 Florida Member Extension Chair for the District 47 Club Growth office.
He is currently a member of NCCI Toastmasters, Delray Newsmakers and Boca Raton Advanced Toastmasters clubs.
He is currently serving as Area 23 Director for Division B and Vice President of Education for Delray Newsmakers Club.