About Monnica

Who is Monnica?

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You might wonder why Monnica has two n's in her name. It all started with her paternal grandmother doubling the consonants in her children's names. Monnica's father, Cabbot, adopted the same naming convention.


Monnica joined Toastmasters in February 2006 at the suggestion of a fellow engineer. "When I experienced all the fun one can have while learning then leading, I was hooked." 


It's with that passion and enthusiasm that she will bring her unique skills and abilities to serving on the board of directors. Monnica is hard-working and dedicated to any endeavor she takes on. She takes ownership of what she says she will do. Monnica will go to great lengths to do things right and behave in an ethical manner.


Monnica has richly benefited from the features, benefits and values of all that the Toastmasters program provides. 

Toastmasters Service & Recognition

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Service

  • District Leadership Chair 2018
  • District Fall Conference Chair 2017
  • Advisory Council of Past Region Advisors (ACPRA) - Committee Chair, 2017-2018
  • Region Advisor 2016-2017
  • Region Advisor Transition Committee - Chair 2016
  • Leadership and Learning Panelist - International Convention - 2016
  • Region Advisor Handbook Revision Committee - Member 2016
  • Conflict Resolution Committee -  Member 2016
  • Region Advisor 2015-2016
  • District Parliamentarian 2014-2015
  • Nominating Committee Chair 2013
  • Credentials Chair 2012-2013
  • District Governor (District Director) 2011-2012
  • Lt. Governor Marketing (Club Growth Director) 2010-2011
  • Division Governor 2009-2010
  • Area Governor 2008-2009

Recognition

  • Region Advisor 2015-2016 - Five districts were Distinguished
  • Excellence in Marketing 2010-2011
  • President's Distinguished Area Governor 2008-2009
  • Area Governor of the Year 2008-2009

Currently, Monnica is a member of three clubs in the Dallas TX area: Awesome Articulators, Speak EZ Toastmasters, and Park Central Toastmasters; an advanced club.  Monnica received her first DTM in 2009 and is currently working on her third.


Professional & Community Experience

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Professional

Currently employed as a Mechanical Engineer at L3 Technologies, Monnica has thrived in the engineering field for more than 30 years. Analytical and a problem solver, she considers all the factors that might affect situations or events. Thus, Monnica will be diligent in her responsibilities on the board to bring the best options for consideration.


Recognized by L3 Technologies:


  • Top Star Award for Exceptional Performance - 2017
  • Tribute to Excellence in Community Service - 2006

Community

Monnica enjoys sharing her skills and experiences in the community. She believes when you give more than you receive, you'll get twice as much back. 

 

  • Women of Visionary Influence (WOVI) Board - Director - Dallas, TX
  • Women of Visionary Influence (WOVI) - VP Programs - North Dallas Chapter
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated - North Dallas Suburban Alumnae - Member
  • Kimball High School Academy of Engineering - Advisory Board - Dallas TX

Together Towards Tomorrow

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Together

My favorite quote is by Henry Ford who said: "If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself," which has been my theme since my term as District Governor. 


I am 

  • Passionate about teamwork 
  • Committed to encouraging healthy communication among leaders
  • Convinced that teamwork and collaboration will provide opportunities for members to benefit from diverse perspectives, expertise and resources
  • Focused on attaining consensus and will bring an objective voice to the board

Effective collaboration works in Toastmasters - from club meetings all the way to board-of-director communications. 


Together, when we work towards 

  • Resolving conflict
  • Building strong club leadership

We can benefit from all that our organization has to offer and succeed together.

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Towards

Strong leadership, clear communication and strategic planning is required to achieve our organization's mission to make our program available to everyone everywhere. 


Why Monnica?

  • I bring robust leadership skills in Toastmasters International, professionally and in the community. As LGM (CGD), I led a marketing team that created and utilized formal documentation for training club sponsors and mentors.  
  • Serving as a two-term Region Advisor, I strategized with districts and collaborated on action plans for achieving district goals. I will deploy these strategic skills as a contributing member on the board. 
  • I am analytical and a problem solver.
  • As a professional, I manage budgets of over 24 million dollars and estimate manpower forecasts.

Now that Pathways is fully deployed, let's work together to close the gap between where we are now and our desired position of all members achieving communication and leadership success one level at a time.


Moving Towards a better future, Together we can:


  • Strengthen the quality of our clubs
  • Experience a smoother Pathways implementation
  • Increase the capacity of our district leaders

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Tomorrow

Together, our Tomorrow is bright.  With dedication and determination we can realize:

  • Automatic growth in our clubs
  • Stronger club leaders
  • Increased Toastmasters presence in pain-point markets such as engineering organizations locally
  • Growth of our organization globally by researching  target markets, building relationships and communicating the benefits of Toastmasters 

It would be an honor to be a servant leader on our board. I offer the desire and excitement to learn, to continuously improve and to represent Toastmasters members worldwide. Let's journey Together Towards Tomorrow!

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Monnica Rose, DTM, Past Region Advisor

Nominated Candidate - International Director Region 5

Toastmasters International Where Leaders are Made