Escondido Resident Named Toastmaster’s Area Governor of the Year


Barbara Khozam, Inc.,
1835 A S Centre City Pkwy #108
Escondido, CA 92025

Contact:  Barbara Khozam
Title:    President
Phone:    619-572-1117


Escondido, CA AUG 7, 2014 –  Toastmasters International, the educational non-profit organization that teaches public speaking skills in 126 countries across the world has just announced the District 5 Area Governor of the Year Award.  With a mission to “empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders,” districts within the organization help build new clubs and support all clubs in achieving excellence.  When a member goes above and beyond the call of duty as District Governor, they are awarded Governor of the Year.  This year’s District 5 honoree is local speaker and Escondido businesswoman, Barbara Khozam.

Owner of Barbara Khozam, Inc., Mrs. Khozam was chosen as the recipient from among twenty-nine area governors.  The award recognizes an area governor whose dedication, commitment, and area team significantly contributed towards achieving the district mission.

“The award is a surprise and an honor,” said Khozam. It’s nice to be affiliated with an organization that recognizes achievement. It reinforces the concepts we teach in our presentations and encourages us to continue doing great work.”

Toastmasters International offers many ways through which members can progress and excel beginning with meeting roles and mentoring and then moving up to speech contests and satellite programs.  It’s not a club about meetings, but rather a club for growing and sharing communications strategies and leadership skills.

Author of the book, ‘How Organizations Deliver BAD Customer Service (and Strategies that Turn it Around)’, Barbara is one of the leading customer service and communications experts, working to assist businesses with difficult customer and co-worker situations.  Offering a unique approach to teaching Customer Relationship Management, Barbara has been recipient of over 27 awards in areas of Sales Achievement & Outstanding Trainer Ratings.

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