Candidate for Division Director, District 110 , Division D – Cristian Andrei Lefter DTM ALS      

Cristian Lefter

Home Club: Twenty-Six Spinning Stars Toastmasters Club

Personal statement: Communication is what made Homo Sapiens Thrive. Communication is what made Toastmasters succesful. Communication will give us a future.

Qualifications for Service: R.I.S.E. – Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence. I believe in Toastmasters‘ core values and in Toastmasters‘ mission. I joined the organization a decade ago and since then I let the Toastmaster’s promise guide me from a club member, to a mentor, to a club officer, a club founder, a club sponsor, a club coach, an online club member, an ambassador and guide for the new educational program and finally a district officer.  

Job Title/Employer: Principal at Esential Training

Relevant Work Experience: More than 20 years of experience in working in adults training.

Education: I have a Bachelor’s degree from The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Bucharest and a Master, Alternative Pedagogy and Theatrical Art in Education at The Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences.

Hobbies and Interests: Among my hobbies and interests, I can name continuos learning, rhetoric, stand-up comedy, radio broadcasting, the art of tea, dancing and of course dogs. I occasionally might enjoy food! Every single day!

Volunteer Experience: I am the founder and the president of the ROSQL (Romanian SQL Server User Group), a user group with more than 2000 members.

Honours/Recognition inside Toastmasters: I am the first DTM in Romania and the single member in the country at the moment with two DTM titles.

Honours/Recognition outside Toastmasters: I was distinguished 13 years in a row by Microsoft as Most Valuable Professional. MVP is an award given by Microsoft to “technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community”.

Other information: Highly communicative, please friend me on all social media but be aware that I am not very talkative if you meet me in the toilet.