Member Spotlight


Accredited Speaker Dana LaMon

Lancaster, CA (USA)

Subject Areas

  • Personal and professional excellence
  • Principles for meaningful living
  • Diversity and inclusion for people with disabilities
  • Skills and practices for effective public speaking

Educational and professional background: 

  • Administrative Law Judge, Retired
  • Member, California State Bar
  • J.D. – University of Southern California
  • B.A. Mathematics – Yale University

Special awards or recognition you have received inside and outside of Toastmasters: 

  • World Champion of Public Speaking (1992)
  • President’s Citation for Outstanding Contribution (2006)
  • Governor’s Trophy for Outstanding Achievement in Employment (2002)

The type of presentations: 

  • Keynotes
  • Workshops

The audience to which you typically present (business, community, etc.): 

  • Community
  • Government
  • Schools
  • Business

What advice do you have for potential Accredited Speaker Program applicants? 

Seek first to be professional, then seek to be accredited.

Available to serve as a mentor for Accredited Speaker Program applicants? Yes.