Yap Suh Suen

Candidate for Division R Director District 102
Toastmasters member since: 2016
Pengajian Tionghua (University of Malaya)
Toastmasters offices held and terms of service:

• Serdang Mandarin TMC-Secretary 2018-2019
• District 102 Public Relations Team, Area R2-Secretary, Serdang Mandarin TMC-Mentor Chair 2019-2020
• Area R2-Secretary & Treasurer, Serdang Mandarin TMC-VPPR, Kajang New Era Alumni Association 2021-2022
• Mandarin TMC-Mentor Chair, Pidato Bilingual TMC-VPE, Beyond Mandarin TMC-President.

Toastmasters honors and recognition:

• CC, ALB, Triple Crown 2019
• PM5, Triple Crown, Speaker at COT2 (Topic: Secretary, Toastmaster of the day), Emcee of workshop 2021
• Awards Chair Annual Conference 2022 2022

Relevant work experience and how it relates to Toastmasters and your role as a District leader:

The Toastmasters communication and leadership skill learned made me…
1) an empowered group leader & speaker in my e-commerce industry.
2) a confident & competent yoga instructor & event emcee.

What experience do you have in strategic planning?

• Event planning
• Effecetive planning for mentoring a successful individual members mentor in Serdang & New Era TMC
• Leading a team and strategic planning for TMC event: club contests, speechcraft & membership recruitment
• TI core values – intergrity,respect,service,excellence always my most important principle.

What experience do you have in the area of finance?

• Treasure of Area R2 2021-2022
• Organising Chair of Club event

What experience do you have in developing procedures?

•  Find the right person do the right thing.
•  Empower team to execute their tasks

What lessons did you learn from previous leadership positions?
Increase team member’s participation, increase sence of belonging, motivation & recognisation along the way of organizing events.
In your opinion, what are the District mission’s major objectives and how would you work to achieve them?

District mission: to built new club and support all clubs in achieving excellence.
I would like to support my club and built up positive learning experience, provide a high value, experiential communication and leadership skills development.