Member Spotlight

Accredited Speaker Freddi Dogterom

Lethbridge, Alberta Canada

Subject Areas

  • Retirement Lifestyle Planning
  • Unlocking the Power of your Personality
  • Career and Life Planning
  • Effective professional presentations
  • Unlocking your stories

Educational and professional background: AS- Accredited Speaker
DTM - Distinguished Toastmaster
RRC - Registered Retirement Consultant
PRP - Professional Retirement Planner
CCDP - Certified Career Development Practitioner
CPT - Certified Personality Trainer
Memberships: CAPS Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, GFPS - Global Federation of Professional Speakers, CIFPS - Canadian Institute of Financial Planners, CDAA - Career Development Association of Alberta
Academics: Bachelors Degree - Holistic Health Sciences, Certificate - Adult and Continuing Education, Certificate - Career Development Professional Over 30 years experience helping people build their lives, careers and retirement futures. Professional speaker for more than 20 years delivering Keynotes, workshops, professional development and train the trainer sessions.
Co-Author: Expert Women Who Speak ~ Speak Out
Contributing Author : Healing the Divorced Heart

Special awards or recognition you have received inside and outside of Toastmasters: Accredited Speaker - 2017,
Distinguished Toastmaster - 2009,
Rookie of the Year 2003,
Toastmaster of the Year - 2013,
D 42 Champion Evaluation and Table Topics contests 2005
Honorary Lifetime Membership to CDAA for significant contributions to the field - 2017
Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge Silver Medalist 2006

The type of presentations: Toastmaster Audiences: Keynotes, Break out sessions, Educational Sessions
Business Audiences: Keynotes: Your Retirement Prescription - It Takes More Than Money
Not All the Monkeys are in the Zoo!
The Chosen Frozen - Surviving and Thriving Life in the Arctic
Workshops: Retire to the Life YOU Love!
All levels of Personality Training
Effective Presentations
Building personal Strengths for Career Success. Advanced Training: Train the Trainers for Career Practitioners, coaches and educators.

The audience to which you typically present (business, community, etc.): Toastmasters, Business, Community Groups, Associations, First Nations.

What advice do you have for potential Accredited Speaker Program applicants? Set the goal and then break it down into a time line plan. Is it 5 years? or 2? or 1? Read and know the rules. Specifically develop your skills and expertise to the program parameters. Be awesome, get a team , use the power of your club, area and district, welcome feedback at every opportunity from every level of audience member.

Available to serve as a mentor for Accredited Speaker Program applicants? Yes - I welcome the opportunity to encourage,support, mentor and answer questions.