Pamela Christopher, DTM
International Director Region 8
Term of Office: 2009-2011
As a director on the Toastmasters International Board of Directors, Pamela Christopher is a “working ambassador” for the organization and represents it in a variety of capacities. She works with the Board to develop, support and modify the policies and procedures that guide the organization toward fulfilling its mission.
A resident of Union Grove, North Carolina, Christopher has been a Toastmaster for 12 years and has attained the Distinguished Toastmaster designation – the highest level of achievement in the organization. Her many leadership positions within Toastmasters have included division governor, lt. governor education and training, and district governor.
Christopher is a member of Northwestern Toastmasters, as well as Blue Moon Advanced Toastmasters, the Catawba Valley club and Crossroads of the Carolinas. She says, “I liked being a club officer. From there, I tried a few district leadership roles. The more I learned, the more I wanted to try other positions.” Christopher brings to her position a true passion for Toastmasters and many skills from her profession.
Retired from a 30-year career in education, where she was named Teacher of the Year in 1989, Christopher credits her Toastmasters training with advancing her career. After teaching in the elementary public school classroom for 26 years, she landed a new job as an Instructional Technology Coordinator. “My Toastmasters experience helped me prepare for the interview process as well as the new role in our school system.” She serves in leadership roles in her church and on the Iredell County Parks/Recreation Advisory Board and North Iredell Park Committee. She is also a requested speaker at various civic and social events in the state of North Carolina. Her personal interests include photography and technology.