Showing Up:
The Power of Connecting With Each Other and Ourselves

Date Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019
Time 9:00 AM–1:30 PM (Doors open 8:30 AM)
Map Bozeman Senior Center

Compete in a group adventure challenge, network and meet area coaches, listen to inspirational speakers and meet local Toastmasters club members.


Toastmasters Leadership Institute Professional Development

TLI Montana, a statewide Toastmasters Leadership Institute, is a leadership-focused professional development experience, providing training, community and entertainment to professionals throughout Montana. Kick off 2019 with a bright new spark in your relationships and professional goals!

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Time Event
8:30 a.m. Doors Open - Registration
Meet the Clubs
Pathways Help Desk - Bill Dobler
9:00 a.m.
  • Opening Ceremonies Joe Moriarty
  • Keynote - Bridget Wilkinson
  • Turning the Terror into Triumph: Making Public Speaking Work for You - Darin Oelkers
  • The Power of Pathways - Monte Sterling
9:35 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m. Breakout 1
  • Speaking From Your True Self - Lori Marchak
  • Playing With Your Voice - Kath Crumrine
  • Pathways Help Desk - Bill Dobler/Charlie Siebenga
10:35 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Breakout 2
  • Speaking From Your True Self - Lori Marchak
  • Playing With Your Voice - Kath Crumrine
  • Pathways Help Desk - Bill Dobler/Charlie Siebenga
11:35 a.m. Break
11:45 a.m. Leadership Adventure Challenge - Tom Stenzel
12:20 p.m. Leadership Qualities Explored: Toastmaster Officer Breakout Sessions with Area Coaches
12:50 p.m. Closing Ceremonies - Joe Moriarty
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Meet the Clubs
Pathways Help Desk


Presentations and Workshops


The Power of Listening

Bridget Wilkinson, Exec. Dir. Bozeman Area Foundation
Listening is a superpower from which many of us fail to fully capitalize in our professional lives. Bridget's work with the Community Foundation helps Bozeman donors and nonprofits navigate the evolving needs of a rapidly growing Montana town. Listening is the key to helping our community partners, family and friends work together to make big things happen!

Play With Your Voice

Kath Crumrine, Voice-Over Artist
Learn how to use your voice for greater impact in your personal and professional communications. You might know Kath as a voice of Coca-Cola, FedEx, Kohl's, HGTV, NBC, Microsoft, Macy's, and Pioneer. Now she will help you strengthen the impact and flavor of your own voice in an exclusive Bozeman workshop.


Speaking From Your True Self

Lori Marchak, MS PhD, Psychotherapist and Educator
In this workshop, Lori Marchak, MS, PhD will guide participants to better understand themselves and how to speak from a place of courage, clarity, compassion, calmness, confidence, creativity and connectedness.


Featured Speakers

Bridget Wilkinson, Keynote Speaker

Bozeman Area Community Foundation Executive Director

Bridget Wilkinson hails from Moscow, Idaho. In 2013, Bridget became the first Executive Director for the Bozeman Area Community Foundation. In 2016, Bridget was named 20 Under 40 recipient, an honor that spotlights southwest Montana’s top young business professionals. Additionally, Bridget was selected to be one of ten executive directors in the US to participate in the CFLeads Executive Leadership Institute for community foundations. In 2018, Bridget was a TEDxBozeman speaker on how community can be a solution to the epidemic of loneliness. This year, she has been selected as a participant in the 2018-2019 Leadership Montana class. Currently, Bridget sits on the Bozeman Health Mission and Culture Board of Directors Committee.She has her master’s degree in Higher Education from Montana State University.

Kath Crumrine

Voice-Over Artist

“Much of my time as an adult has been devoted to mentoring and teaching others, as well as to improv and public speaking and live announcing. I love using my voice in all these ways – and I’ve had the unique challenge of working through my own debilitating performance anxiety – that I now use as tools to helps others not only empathize with it in their own process but help them overcome it.”

Lori Marchak, MS PhD

Lori Marchak, MS PhD

Psychotherapist and Educator

Lori is a gifted counselor and co-owner of Gallatin Psychotherapy, Inc. She is known for her ability to work deeply and powerfully with clients, helping them achieve profound change. Lori works with couples and individuals suffering with relationship distress, trauma, and anxiety. Lori provides private intensives for couples and individuals traveling locally and nationally. She is an ICEEFT Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist and Supervisor, and community leader in the development and training of effective couple therapy. With her romantic partner, she offers affordable, weekend couple workshops. Lori is Certified in Internal Family Systems, which enriches her work with individuals and couples.

Darin Oelkers

Darin Oelkers

Technology Transfer Professional, Accomplished Speaker, Communication Trainer

Darin Oelkers is a part-time professional speaker, presenter, voice talent, and event master of ceremonies who attributes all the good things in his life to his decision to overcome a nearly paralyzing fear of public speaking. A previous “Voice of Bobcat Stadium” and active sports public address announcer, he has also been a storyteller at the Verge Theatre’s “Tales From the Verge” series, and has presented at Bozeman Pecha Kucha in the Ellen Theater. Darin was born a 4th generation farmer & rancher in Culbertson, Montana. A Presidential Scholar and graduate of Montana State University, he co-founded the Montana FFA Foundation, and served as President of the Sweet Pea Festival Board.

Joe Moriarty

Joe Moriarty

Author and Educator

Joe acts as the director of outreach in the areas of health, wellness, and peak performance. As part of his duties, Joe initiates programming to school systems, youth sports organizations, and wellness initiatives around the country. The programming incorporates focus on character development (leadership, respect, community service), nutrition, physical fitness, emotional health, and performance psychology.


Ticket Prices

Two-month Toastmasters membership included with paid registration. Refreshments provided.



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