POWERtalk International is a non-profit, international, educational
in leadership training and communication skills.
is the brand name of International Training in Communication (ITC). See the Background
link for more details.
was founded in
1938 in San
. It is open to both men and women, and welcomes all interested individuals without regard
to age, race, religion, citizenship or national origin.
Northeast Region (known as NER) serves members in the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland,
Nova Scotia and Ontario, and the
US states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. We welcome civil servants, teachers, housewives, engineers, nurses, high school and university students,
retirees ... basically anyone with a desire for self-improvement.
Our NER Officers for 2014-16:
President: Carol Preiss, Fellow of ITC
President-Elect: Jay Williams
Vice President: Karen Sherry, PC, FITC
Secretary: Denise Etcheverry
Treasurer : Judith Welsh
Ass't Treasurer : Shelley Petley, DC
Parliamentarian: Joanne Weber
Geraldine Lightfoot, DC, FITC
Editor: Shelley Petley, DC
NER Officers for 2016-18:
President: Jay Williams
President: Cynthia Whitfield, EC
Treasurer : Judy Schuth, SC
Treasurer : Shelley Petley, DC
Editor: Shelley Petley,