Toastmasters at UA

Where Effective Communicators and Excellence Meet

Biosciences Toastmasters

Club Purpose Statement

The Biosciences Toastmasters Club provides a comfortable environment for scientists and other professionals to practice speaking and leadership skills, an area of development often overlooked in specialized higher education.


Open to UA faculty, staff, and students

Intended Target Audience

University of Arizona scientists and staff as well as anyone interested in sciences

Regular Meeting Dates and Time


Noon - 1:00 p.m.

* Check club website for location and calendar

List of Current Officers (Effective July 2017)

President: Anna Christensen 

VP Education: Susan Miller 

VP Membership: Zeinab Mokhtari 

VP Public Relations: Heidi Steiner 

Treasurer: Jose Arizpe 

Secretary: Scott Daniel

Sergeant at Arms: Heidi Steiner 

Immediate Past President: 

Date Club Chartered

Charted as Women of Biosciences on June 30, 2009 but officially changed name to Biosciences in 2012

District Affiliation

District 3, P2

Active Members


Club Mentors

Active Mentor Program

VP of Education finds current members to mentor incoming new members if a new member wants one

Club Sponsored


Club Fees (Not TM Int'l Membership Fees)

$5 for students (bi-annually)

$10 for faculty and staff (bi-annually)

Contact Info

Interested in joining? Visit the club website and click on the 'Contact Us' webform.

Club Website