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Thursday February 22, 2024 8:00 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/5575130612

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

1) Last chance to attend a Toastmasters Leadership Institute! 🌜 Just one more week:
https://district31.org/cot_winter/
2) Membership renewals are due in five weeks! 💣 Do yourself a favor and renew today via Zeffy:
https://www.zeffy.com/en-US/ticketing/7857d54c-d212-4aa9-8fb9-015f44d8138f
3) Our past Division A Director and current Public Relations Manager, Christian Austin, IP4, ACG, ALB, has requested a virtual interview with our club officers and members to learn more about the GREAT aspects of Tragicomedy Toastmasters. Please fill out this poll so we can coordinate a time and day that works best for all who are interested in attending:
https://calendly.com/d/5jt-7fv-sng/tragicomedy-toastmasters?month=2024-02
You can check out Christian Austin’s bio here:
https://district31.org/team_member/christian-austin/
4) Today is our YLP presentation for TABLE TOPICSMASTER by the undisputed master of Table Topics herself, Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL. 👸 Please get meta by preparing questions on how to ask Table Topics questions:
https://tragicomedy.org/role-descriptions/table-topicsmaster/

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Joseph Armonle
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Hopeful

Timer:
Joseph Esler, DTM

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Joseph Armonle

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Optimistic

Body Language Monitor:
Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster:
Joseph Esler, DTM

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator:
Open

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster:
Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist:
Open

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

Prepared Presentations (e.g., speeches, stand-up comedy routines, films, etc.)

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter:
Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Presenter:
Nadia Lam

Presenter Role Description

Pathways Project Evaluation Forms

Table Topics (e.g., impromptu speaking, improv comedy games, etc.)

Toastmaster turns meeting over to Table Topicsmaster.
Table Topicsmaster introduces Table Topics Participant(s).

Table Topics Participant:
Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant:
Joseph Armonle
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

Volunteer ahead of time to participate in Table Topics by signing up above!

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Timer
Grammarian/Ah-Counter
Body Language Monitor
Quizmaster
General Evaluator

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

Thursday February 29, 2024 8:00 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/5575130612

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Open
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

1) Today is our YLP presentation for TOASTMASTER by one of our newest members and the fearless Toastmaster herself, Valerie Richardson. ⚡️ Please prepare questions on how to lead a fun and successful meeting: https://tragicomedy.org/role-descriptions/toastmaster/

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Open
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor:
Open

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster:
Open

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator:
Open

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster:
Open

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist:
Open

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

Prepared Presentations (e.g., speeches, stand-up comedy routines, films, etc.)

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter:
Valerie Richardson
Presenter:
Open

Presenter Role Description

Pathways Project Evaluation Forms

Table Topics (e.g., impromptu speaking, improv comedy games, etc.)

Toastmaster turns meeting over to Table Topicsmaster.
Table Topicsmaster introduces Table Topics Participant(s).

Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

Volunteer ahead of time to participate in Table Topics by signing up above!

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Timer
Grammarian/Ah-Counter
Body Language Monitor
Quizmaster
General Evaluator

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

Thursday March 7, 2024 8:00 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/5575130612

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Open
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Open
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor:
Open

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster:
Open

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator:
Open

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster:
Open

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist:
Open

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

Prepared Presentations (e.g., speeches, stand-up comedy routines, films, etc.)

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter:
Open
Presenter:
Open

Presenter Role Description

Pathways Project Evaluation Forms

Table Topics (e.g., impromptu speaking, improv comedy games, etc.)

Toastmaster turns meeting over to Table Topicsmaster.
Table Topicsmaster introduces Table Topics Participant(s).

Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

Volunteer ahead of time to participate in Table Topics by signing up above!

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Timer
Grammarian/Ah-Counter
Body Language Monitor
Quizmaster
General Evaluator

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

Thursday March 14, 2024 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/5575130612

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Open
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Open
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor:
Open

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster:
Open

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator:
Open

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster:
Open

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist:
Open

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

Prepared Presentations (e.g., speeches, stand-up comedy routines, films, etc.)

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter:
Open
Presenter:
Open

Presenter Role Description

Pathways Project Evaluation Forms

Table Topics (e.g., impromptu speaking, improv comedy games, etc.)

Toastmaster turns meeting over to Table Topicsmaster.
Table Topicsmaster introduces Table Topics Participant(s).

Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

Volunteer ahead of time to participate in Table Topics by signing up above!

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Timer
Grammarian/Ah-Counter
Body Language Monitor
Quizmaster
General Evaluator

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

Thursday March 21, 2024 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/5575130612

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Open
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Open
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor:
Open

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster:
Open

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator:
Open

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster:
Open

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist:
Open

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

Prepared Presentations (e.g., speeches, stand-up comedy routines, films, etc.)

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter:
Open
Presenter:
Open

Presenter Role Description

Pathways Project Evaluation Forms

Table Topics (e.g., impromptu speaking, improv comedy games, etc.)

Toastmaster turns meeting over to Table Topicsmaster.
Table Topicsmaster introduces Table Topics Participant(s).

Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

Volunteer ahead of time to participate in Table Topics by signing up above!

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Timer
Grammarian/Ah-Counter
Body Language Monitor
Quizmaster
General Evaluator

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

Thursday March 28, 2024 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/5575130612

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Open
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Open
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor:
Open

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster:
Open

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator:
Open

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster:
Open

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist:
Open

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

Prepared Presentations (e.g., speeches, stand-up comedy routines, films, etc.)

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter:
Open
Presenter:
Open

Presenter Role Description

Pathways Project Evaluation Forms

Table Topics (e.g., impromptu speaking, improv comedy games, etc.)

Toastmaster turns meeting over to Table Topicsmaster.
Table Topicsmaster introduces Table Topics Participant(s).

Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

Volunteer ahead of time to participate in Table Topics by signing up above!

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Timer
Grammarian/Ah-Counter
Body Language Monitor
Quizmaster
General Evaluator

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

Thursday April 4, 2024 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/5575130612

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Open
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Open
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor:
Open

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster:
Open

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator:
Open

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster:
Open

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist:
Open

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

Prepared Presentations (e.g., speeches, stand-up comedy routines, films, etc.)

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter:
Open
Presenter:
Open

Presenter Role Description

Pathways Project Evaluation Forms

Table Topics (e.g., impromptu speaking, improv comedy games, etc.)

Toastmaster turns meeting over to Table Topicsmaster.
Table Topicsmaster introduces Table Topics Participant(s).

Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

Volunteer ahead of time to participate in Table Topics by signing up above!

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Timer
Grammarian/Ah-Counter
Body Language Monitor
Quizmaster
General Evaluator

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

Thursday April 11, 2024 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/5575130612

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Open
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Open
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor:
Open

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster:
Open

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator:
Open

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster:
Open

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist:
Open

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

Prepared Presentations (e.g., speeches, stand-up comedy routines, films, etc.)

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter:
Open
Presenter:
Open

Presenter Role Description

Pathways Project Evaluation Forms

Table Topics (e.g., impromptu speaking, improv comedy games, etc.)

Toastmaster turns meeting over to Table Topicsmaster.
Table Topicsmaster introduces Table Topics Participant(s).

Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

Volunteer ahead of time to participate in Table Topics by signing up above!

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Timer
Grammarian/Ah-Counter
Body Language Monitor
Quizmaster
General Evaluator

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

Thursday April 18, 2024 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/5575130612

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Open
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Open
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor:
Open

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster:
Open

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator:
Open

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster:
Open

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist:
Open

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

Prepared Presentations (e.g., speeches, stand-up comedy routines, films, etc.)

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter:
Open
Presenter:
Open

Presenter Role Description

Pathways Project Evaluation Forms

Table Topics (e.g., impromptu speaking, improv comedy games, etc.)

Toastmaster turns meeting over to Table Topicsmaster.
Table Topicsmaster introduces Table Topics Participant(s).

Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

Volunteer ahead of time to participate in Table Topics by signing up above!

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Timer
Grammarian/Ah-Counter
Body Language Monitor
Quizmaster
General Evaluator

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

Thursday April 25, 2024 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/5575130612

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Open
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Open
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor:
Open

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster:
Open

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator:
Open

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster:
Open

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist:
Open

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

Prepared Presentations (e.g., speeches, stand-up comedy routines, films, etc.)

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter:
Open
Presenter:
Open

Presenter Role Description

Pathways Project Evaluation Forms

Table Topics (e.g., impromptu speaking, improv comedy games, etc.)

Toastmaster turns meeting over to Table Topicsmaster.
Table Topicsmaster introduces Table Topics Participant(s).

Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

Volunteer ahead of time to participate in Table Topics by signing up above!

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Timer
Grammarian/Ah-Counter
Body Language Monitor
Quizmaster
General Evaluator

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site