The new District 9 director is Debra Kroon, a Distinguished Toastmaster, or DTM, of Yakima, a retired employee of the state of Washington Department of Ecology, and member of Toastmasters for 20 years. She is assisted by the new Program Quality Director Victoria Chadderton, DTM, of Wenatchee, a trainer, author and public speaker; and the new Club Growth Director Karen A. Mobley, DTM, of Kennewick.
Mobley is the senior accountant with Amentum at the waste treatment plant being built at Hanford. A resident of Kennewick since 1981, she has been a member of Toastmasters since 2011. She belongs to Sun Country Toastmasters, as well as the advanced Faculty Club. Mobley is also a longtime member of the Institute of Management Accountants where she has previously served as chapter president. As club growth director, Mobley is responsible for all aspects of new club building and club retention within District 9, as well as marketing the Toastmasters’ Communication and Leadership Training program throughout the Inland Northwest. Mobley served District 9 as its administrative manager for one year, its finance manager for three years, and was its audit committee chair last year. Their terms will run through June 2021.
Her husband is board certified urologist Dr. Thomas Tieu who is joining the PMH at the new Urology Center in Prosser. He received his master’s in business administration at the University of New Mexico and bachelor’s at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. He attended medical school in Chicago and completed his residency at the Southern Illinois School of Medicine, Division of Urology, in Springfield, Illinois. He is a member of the American Urological Association.
Most recently, the two doctors cared for patients in Lewiston, Idaho.
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