Current Officers of Astana Toastmasters Club

Yerlan Meirbek

Yerlan Meirbek

Club President, Advanced Communicator Gold, Advanced Leader Bronze, Member since August 2015

Treasurer July-December 2016, Advanced Communicator Silver, Advanced Leader Bronze.
Member since August 2015

Hobbies: Evaluate ice breakers, win bests awards :)

Joined ATC to become The Distinguished Toastmaster

Sagynzhan Abduakhap

Sagynzhan Abduakhap

VP PR, Member since July 2018

Hobbies: cooking, reading, watching news,singing home alone.
Joined ATC to resume his passion for oratory art.

Assiya Sabit

Assiya Sabit

VP Education, June-December 2018 VP Membership, EC2, Mmember since January 2018

Hobbies: medieval studies, sports, trekking.
Joined ATC to develop communication and networking skills.

Aiymgul Yklassova

Aiymgul Yklassova

Treasurer, CC, Member since 2018

Hobbies: photography, travelling, Ashtanga yoga, Latin American dances, learning foreign languages.

Joined ATC because I wanted to become a confident speaker and meet interesting people!

Gulnaz Tabeshova

Gulnaz Tabeshova

VP Membership, IP1

Hobbies: reading books, long distance running, skiing, and skating.
Joined ATC to improve communication skills.

Dina Malgazhdarova

Dina Malgazhdarova

Secretary, Member since September 2017

Hobbies: dancing, psychology, fitness
Joined ATC to conduct smooth tranistion to pathways, invite successful guests and to be a great leader

Ilyas Janayev

Ilyas Janayev

Sergeant-at arms, member since April 2017

Hobbies: football, swimming.
Joined ATC to make good friends and to be in fabolous society.

Kanat Bazaraly

Kanat Bazaraly

Immediate past Club President, Advanced Communicator Silver, Advanced Leader Bronze, member since January 2014

Sergeant-at-Arms 2017 - 2018,

Engineer and software developer

Hobbies: design, poetry, hight-tech and Argentine tango

Joined ATC to become better version of himself

Active Members of Astana Toastmasters Club

Daniyal Nugerbekov

Daniyal Nugerbekov

VP Education June-December 2018, Member since 2016

Hobbies: walking with dog, travelling, UK and US politics
Joined ATC to improve public speaking skills.

Zhanna Kussainova

Zhanna Kussainova

VP PR June-December 2018, Competent Communicator, Competent Leader, member since October 2015

Hobbies: reading, dancing, listening to music, watching movies, writing
Joined ATC because she loves people in this community.

Kuanysh Sadykov

Kuanysh Sadykov

Treasurer June-December 2018, member since October 2017

Hobbies: running,
Joined ATC to improve language skills.

Chingiz Shidenov

Chingiz Shidenov

Head of Mentorship

Hobbies: dance,boxing
Joined ATC because I wanted to improve my English.

Aigerim Akiltayeva

Aigerim Akiltayeva

Club Secretary July 2017-June 2018, Advanced Communicator Silver, Advanced Leader Bronze, Member since April 2016’

Hobbies: Running, salsa and hiking.
Joined ATC in order to become brilliant inspiring speaker. I would like to motivate people and share my knowledge with like-minded people. It is a great opportunity to broaden your horizons whether in speaking, leadership or becoming better person.

Botagoz Mukatova

Botagoz Mukatova

VP ED Team Member

Hobbies: listening/reading books, running

Joined ATC because I was charmed by interesting people in ATC and what they do for personal and public growth.

Mohammad Abrahimzada

Mohammad Abrahimzada

Member since October 2018

Hobbies:
listening to music, doing funny and entertaining stuff with friends, watching YouTube

Joined ATC because ATC really speaks out in improving public speaking and gaining leadership skills in Astana. It is, also, a very friendly and sincere atmosphere.

Rinat Safin

Rinat Safin

Hobbies: Classical literature, Sport Badminton, Football, Billiard, Table Tennis, Gym, Volleyball, Studying English, Counter Strike!

Joined ATC by accident! Rinat says, "I was surfing for English Clubs in Google and ATC was on the first place. I decided to take participation because I am using oratory skills during my work and can share my knowledge with members. Also I can learn something new. I am a big fan of challenges. Trembling before speech, during speech is a feeling, that gives you incredible feelings."

Ainur Kartayeva

Ainur Kartayeva

VP PR January-June 2018, Competent Communicator, Member since October 2015

Secretary July 2017 - October 2017

Hobbies and interests: yoga, reading, foreign languages, travelling.

Joined ATC for self-development, meeting new people and mastering public speaking and leadership skills

Almat Juvashev

Almat Juvashev

VP Membership January-June 2018, Competent Communicator, Competent Leader, Member since November 2017

Hobbies:
Joined ATC for

Saule Temirbayeva

Saule Temirbayeva

VP Education July 2017-June 2018, Competent Communicator, Advanced Leader Bronze, Member since November 2016.

Hobbies: Reading books and talking to smart people.

Joined ATC to meet smart people and master speaking skills.

Adiya Aituarova

Adiya Aituarova

Member since October 2018

Hobbies: reading (cannot live without a good book. Currently reading - An American tragedy by Theodore Dreiser); Playing board games (Cluedo and Bang are my favorite so far); Drawing and sketching; Bullet journaling - one of my new hobbies;

Joined ATC in order to become a more confident public speaker. At first, I thought how it would influence my working life, but now I see that it has a far greater effect.
It affects me in so many ways, it continues to strengthen my belief in myself and in my abilities as a leader. I also met so many fascinating people, and it is so awesome to have a sense of belonging to a such wonderful community.

Zarina Khamidulina

Zarina Khamidulina

Member since March 2018

Hobbies:travelling, reading, bachata, and yoga.
Joined ATC for the following reasons:

great opportunity to develop public speaking skills

it has proven education programme with clear goals and expected outcomes

instant growth of communicative skills in supportive environment

you grow not only as speaker but also as listener and evaluator

great networking with smart, interesting and open-minded people

it provides wide range of opportunities to develop leadership skills

Horatiu Dan

Horatiu Dan

Member since October 2017

Hobbies: Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, table tennis, and football.

Joined ATC to face my biggest fear--talking in front of people.

Nassipzhan Koshanova

Nassipzhan Koshanova

Treasurer July-December 2017, Member since May 2017.

Hobbies: Singing, books, movies and cooking, learning languages, running, volleyball.

Joined ATC to overcome the fear of public speaking, be more confident and active, improve communication and leadership skills, meet interesting people=)

Anara Badyrlenova

Anara Badyrlenova

VP Education January 2017 - July 2017, Advanced Communicator Gold, Advanced Leader Bronze, Original Join Date - January 2011

Advanced Communicator Gold
Competent Leader

Member since 2011

Aidana Koptileuova

Aidana Koptileuova

VP Public Relations January - June 2017. Member since May 2016

Competent Communicator
Advanced Leader Bronze

Indira Kyilybayeva

Indira Kyilybayeva

Club Secretary 2015-2016, Distinguished Toastmaster

Member since July 2014

Hobbies: reading, blogging, photography, boarding games,
travelling, child-rearing 😉

Joined ATC to challenge myself

Assiya Babayeva

Assiya Babayeva

VP Education July-December 2016, Advanced Communicator Bronze, Advanced Leader Bronze

Advanced Leadership Bronze
Competent Communicator

Member since November 2014

Damira Kulakhmetova

Damira Kulakhmetova

Club Secretary 2016-2017, Advanced Communicator Bronze.

VP Public Relations January-June 2016,
Competent Communicator

Member since November 2015

Yerzhan Omirkhanov

Yerzhan Omirkhanov

VP Membership July-December 2016

Member since March 2016

Enjoys teaching and travelling.

Gulimkhan Abdikhalik

Gulimkhan Abdikhalik

Treasurer January 2017 - June 2017

Member since October 2016.

Hobbies: Swimming, skating, singing.
Joined ATC to improve my English, Public Speaking and Leadership Skills.

Asset Omirzhanov

Asset Omirzhanov

Sergeant-at-Arms 2015-2016, Distinguished Toastmaster, Member since April 2014

Sergeant-at-Arms 2015-2016
Advanced Communicator Bronze
Member since April 2014

Anara Serikbayeva

Anara Serikbayeva

VP Membership 2015-2016,
Competent Communicator,
Member since February 2015

Assel Stambekova

Assel Stambekova

Advanced Communicator Silver, Advanced Leader Bronze

Member since February 2014

Hobbies: travelling to Italy once a week; teaching English to kids; staring at the sky for no reason.

Joined ATC for I want to make friends and meet with greatest minds in Astana!

Anuar Unaibekov

Anuar Unaibekov

Advanced Communicator Bronze

Competent Leader

Member since 2015

Hobbies: Running, Reading and Recreation.

Olessya Akimenko

Olessya Akimenko

Advanced Communicator Bronze

Member since April 2013

Hobbies: reading, singing and watching sitcoms.

Joined ATC for self-development, socialization with clever and interesting people; productive pastime

Elmira Baltabayeva

Elmira Baltabayeva

Treasurer 2015-2016 Competent Communicator
Lyubov Levchuk

Lyubov Levchuk

Competent Communicator. Competent Leader. Member since February 2010.

Hobbies: I love biking in the rain, playing the piano, guitar and singing, skating, swimming.

Yuri Kim

Yuri Kim

Competent Communicator, Member since April 2013

Hobby: Reading

Joined Toastmasters in order to improve my public speaking skills and to practice English.

Marzhan Amanzholova

Marzhan Amanzholova

Member since April 2013
Dinara Kydyrniazova

Dinara Kydyrniazova

Member since January 2012
Aizhan Ospanova

Aizhan Ospanova

Member since November 2013
Dzhamilya Serikbayeva

Dzhamilya Serikbayeva

Member since May 2014

Hobbies: photography, traveling, making a bow ties and cycling.
Joined ATC for it is a wonderful place where I can improve my public speaking skills and find new friends.

Sogdiana Akhmetova

Sogdiana Akhmetova

Competent Communicator. Member since January 2016.

Hobbies: Mountains. Sport. Blogging. Architecture.
Joined ATC to find new inspiration in Life.

Aigerim Kussainova

Aigerim Kussainova

Competent Communicator, Member since February 2017.

Hobbies: Photography and being photographed. Reading books and listening to people.
Joined ATC for challenging myself on a stage and to meet new people, new ideas, and new thoughts.

Akbota Sabetova

Akbota Sabetova

Member since September 2016.

Hobbies: Reading. Interested in learning languages and professional makeups.
Joined ATC to improve my speaking skills and to meet new people.

Yuriy Prokopenko

Yuriy Prokopenko

Member since October 2016.

Hobbies: Dancing, working out, swimming, reading, traveling.
Joined ATC to improve my English, Public Speaking and Leadership Skills.

Aizhan Zhumabayeva

Aizhan Zhumabayeva

Competent Communicator, Member since February 2017.

Hobbies: Case competitions, playing the dombra, dance, photography.
Joined ATC to develop my public and leadership skills.

Gulim Aimagambetova

Gulim Aimagambetova

Member since October 2016.

Hobbies: reading, travelling, ice-skating, cooking.
Joined ATC to make new friends and to improve my public speaking and leadership skills.

Aidana Shaniyeva

Aidana Shaniyeva

Member since November 2016.

Hobbies: Learning languages, running (8 km runoffs, half-marathons).
Joined ATC for I want to make friends and meet with greatest minds in Astana!

Kamila (Dagilova) Bekshentayeva

Kamila (Dagilova) Bekshentayeva

Member since October 2017.

ATC activities: organized Color Run, co-organized KVN for ATC Birthday, mentor of Oskemen TC club
Hobbies: painting, jogging, traveling, tea-ceremonies
I joined ATC because: it’s the greatest club in Astana (no exaggeration). Here I can meet inspiring people and improve my public speaking and leadership skills like nowhere else :)

Aigerim Seitenova

Aigerim Seitenova

Member since March 2018.

Hobbies: reading, volunteering, swimming, bachata and korean martial arts, photo and video, hiking and definitely travelling.

I joined ATC when I moved to Astana. I wanted to find friends and like-minded people in completely new city to me. ATC is a place for inspiration, motivation, new knowledge and experience. I hope to improve my public speaking skills and at the same time be beneficial to this club.