British Columbia Entrepreneur is Second VP of Toastmasters International
Margaret Page elected to the Executive Committee of global educational organization
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 27, 2018 — Margaret Page of British Columbia, Canada, has been elected Second Vice President of Toastmasters International, the world’s leading organization devoted to communication and leadership skills development. Page was elected to the one-year term at the organization’s 87th annual International Convention, held Aug. 22–25 in Chicago, Ill.
As a member of the Toastmasters International Board of Directors, Page is a “working ambassador” for the organization. She works with the Board to develop and support the policies and procedures that guide Toastmasters International in fulfilling its mission.
Page is an entrepreneur and investor. She is the founder and co-founder of several companies, including Westminster Property Management Ltd., Precision Contractors Ltd., Quality Tire and Treading Ltd., Etiquette Page Enterprises and Beyond the Page Coaching and Training Ltd. As a champion for women in politics, Page has been active over the past decade in supporting, developing and delivering campaign schools for women in British Columbia and beyond to provide them with the tools to serve at three levels of government: municipal, provincial and federal.
Page is certified in business management and accounting from Lakeland College, Lloydminster, Alberta. She is also certified in programs such as Parliamentarian, Board Diversity, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Executive Coaching and Cultural Intelligence. As a board member and fund development chair for the Sunshine Coast Community Foundation, Page oversaw an increase in endowments from $400,000 to $1,900,000. Page also served on the Board and Loans Committee of Community Futures of the Sunshine Coast. In addition, she volunteers to support her local air cadet squadron with their effective speaking program.
A Toastmaster since 2003, Page is a member of two clubs: the Advanced Speakers Club of Vancouver, British Columbia, and Ambassadors Toastmasters of Tsawwassen, British Columbia. She has held a number of high-profile leadership positions within Toastmasters and has attained the Distinguished Toastmaster designation—the highest level of educational achievement in the organization.
Page says, “Toastmasters transforms people’s lives as we hold each other to a higher standard and lift each other up. It has absolutely opened up doors of opportunity that I wouldn’t have even imagined for myself.”
About Toastmasters International
Toastmasters International is a worldwide nonprofit educational organization that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organization’s membership exceeds 357,000 in more than 16,600 clubs in 143 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators and leaders. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit www.toastmasters.org. Follow @Toastmasters on Twitter.