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Thursday February 1, 2024 8:00 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

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

Opening

Presiding Officer Joseph Esler, DTM
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

1) You can attend club officer training, even if you aren’t an officer! 👩‍🏫 👨‍🏫 It’s a terrific way to connect with fellow Toastmasters and learn things from DTMs outside our club:
https://district31.org/cot_winter/
2) Check out this Toastmasters Int’l “Leader Letter” article on 5 steps to crush our goals:
https://www.toastmasters.org/Leadership%20Central/Featured-Article
3) Membership renewals are due by the end of March, but let’s not wait until the last minute! ⏰ 📅 Please renew ASAP through Zeffy:
https://www.zeffy.com/en-US/ticketing/7857d54c-d212-4aa9-8fb9-015f44d8138f
4) District 31’s Division A Director and Public Relations Manager, Christian Austin, has requested a virtual interview with our club officers and members to learn more about the great aspects of Tragicomedy Toastmasters. Feel free to 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
5) Today’s our Youth Leadership Program presentation for SERGEANT AT ARMS by Joseph Esler, DTM. ⚚ 🏰 Please prepare questions about how to foster smooth meetings:
https://tragicomedy.org/club-officers/sergeant-at-arms/

First-time guest(s):

1) Aaron Brown
2) Mahad Toore
3) Norlis Quintero

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Carol Stead, EH4, IP3, PM1, ACB, CL
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Random Acts of Kindness

Timer Valerie Richardson

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Carol Stead, EH4, IP3, PM1, ACB, CL

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Generosity

Body Language Monitor Joseph Armonle

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Joseph Armonle

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Nadia Lam

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Valerie Richardson

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist Nadia Lam

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Joseph Esler, DTM
Presenter 2 Aaron Brown (guest)

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 1 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Table Topics Participant 2 Norlis Quintero (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Aaron Brown (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 5 Mahad Toore (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Evaluator 2 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

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

RSVP deadline is past

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

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

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

Opening

Presiding Officer Joseph Esler, DTM
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

1) There’s still time to attend a Toastmasters Leadership Institute! ☄️ Just three more weeks:
https://district31.org/cot_winter/
2) Membership renewals are due by the end of next month! ⏳ Let’s renew now with 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 Austin’s bio here:
https://district31.org/team_member/christian-austin/
4) Today is our Youth Leadership Program presentation for CLUB PRESIDENT by Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL. 👑 Please prepare questions for how to lead by example:
https://tragicomedy.org/club-officers/president/

First-time guest(s):

Cameron Hixson

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Valerie Richardson
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Serendipity

Timer Warren Hinrichs, PM1, EH1

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Valerie Richardson

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Opportunity

Body Language Monitor Joselyn Chanes, PI1

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Joseph Armonle

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Nadia Lam

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist Joseph Esler, DTM

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Presenter 2 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 1 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 2 Valerie Richardson
Table Topics Participant 3 Joseph Armonle
Table Topics Participant 4 Nadia Lam
Table Topics Participant 5 Warren Hinrichs, PM1, EH1
Table Topics Participant 6 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 1 Nadia Lam
Evaluator 2 Joseph Armonle

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

RSVP deadline is past

Thursday February 15, 2024 8:00 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

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

Opening

Presiding Officer Valerie Richardson
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

1) There’s still time to attend a Toastmasters Leadership Institute! ☄️ Just two more weeks:
https://district31.org/cot_winter/
2) Membership renewals are due by the end of March! ⏳ Let’s renew now with 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 IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT by Joseph Esler, DTM. 🤴 Please prepare questions for how to become an advisor of our senior club leaders (aka a Tragicomedy OG!):
https://tragicomedy.org/club-officers/immediate-past-president/

First-time guest(s):

1. Bob Miller

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Love is in the air~~~

Timer Valerie Richardson

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

af·fec·tion (Noun)

a gentle feeling of fondness or liking

She felt affection towards her kitten.

 

Body Language Monitor Valerie Richardson

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Nadia Lam

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Joseph Armonle

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Joselyn Chanes, PI1

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 Joseph Esler, DTM

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 1 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 2 Bob Miller (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Valerie Richardson
Table Topics Participant 4 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 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

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

RSVP deadline is past

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):

1) Abenezer Alemu.
2) Jackie Howard.

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 Joseph Armonle

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 1 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Presenter 2 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 1 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 2 Joseph Armonle
Table Topics Participant 3 Nadia Lam
Table Topics Participant 4 Open
Table Topics Participant 5 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Table Topics Participant 6 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 1 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Evaluator 2 Joseph Esler, DTM

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

RSVP deadline is past

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 Joseph Armonle
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/

2) Membership renewals are due in about a month! 🧨 Do yourself a favor and renew now via Zeffy:
https://www.zeffy.com/en-US/ticketing/7857d54c-d212-4aa9-8fb9-015f44d8138f

3) Club Officer Positions for 2024-2025 are open. If you’d like to run for an executive position, please check out this link to gain more information on what each Club Officer role entails:
https://tragicomedy.org/club-officers/
Additionally, please prepare a campaign speech for next week’s meeting (March 7th).

4) 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/

First-time guest(s):

1) Charesse Maullon
2) Heather Jackson

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Joseph Esler, DTM
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Leap Day!

Timer Valerie Richardson

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Joseph Esler, DTM

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Ascend

Body Language Monitor Nadia Lam

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Valerie Richardson

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Nadia Lam

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist Joseph Armonle

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Valerie Richardson
Presenter 2 Daniel Alvarez, PM1

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 1 Joseph Armonle
Table Topics Participant 2 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Table Topics Participant 3 Charesse Maullon (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Heather Jackson (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Daniel Alvarez, PM1
Table Topics Participant 6 Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Joseph Esler, DTM
Evaluator 2 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

RSVP deadline is past

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 Joseph Esler, DTM
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

Beginning of meeting: ✨Membership✨.
End of meeting: ✨Leadership✨.

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Not Available
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer Nadia Lam

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 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Joseph Esler, DTM

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 1 Open
Presenter 2 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 1 Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2
Table Topics Participant 2 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Table Topics Participant 3 Open
Table Topics Participant 4 Open
Table Topics Participant 5 Open
Table Topics Participant 6 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 1 Open
Evaluator 2 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

RSVP deadline is past

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 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

Elections are tonight! Here are the following campaign speeches of our soon-to-be officers

Mary Ellen: Sergeant at Arms (SAA)

Alondra: Secretary/Treasurer

Joseph A: VPM/VPPR

Nadia: VPE

Valerie: Toastmasters Club President

Anthony: Gavel Club Secretary

Adele: Gavel Club VPE

Alyssa: Gavel Club President

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

𝛑

Timer Valerie Richardson

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Daniel Alvarez, PM1

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

CONSTANT
 
occurring continuously over a period of time.
ex. “the pain is constant”

Body Language Monitor Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Joseph Armonle

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Daniel Alvarez, PM1

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Nadia Lam

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 1 Warren Hinrichs, PM1, EH1
Presenter 2 Joseph Esler, DTM

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 1 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Table Topics Participant 2 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 3 Open
Table Topics Participant 4 Open
Table Topics Participant 5 Open
Table Topics Participant 6 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 1 Joseph Armonle
Evaluator 2 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

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

RSVP deadline is past

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 Joseph Esler, DTM
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

Mock club interview for next week’s interview with our past Division A Director and current Public Relations Manager, Christian Austin, IP4, ACG, ALB!

Christian Austin will be interviewing our club officers and members through a fun panel discussion to learn more about Tragicomedy Toastmasters during our next club meeting on March 28th. You can check out Christian Austin’s bio here: https://district31.org/team_member/christian-austin/

In preparation for the interview, our Toastmaster Joseph Armonle will conduct a mock interview, where he’ll pretend to be our Public Relations Manager, Christian Austin.

Be sure to sign the video and photo release forms before the actual interview on March 28: https://dochub.com/m/shared-document/tragicomedytoastmasters/ALzmZB7wM1WlzQQwX8J560/tragicomedy-470-video-release-pr-2023-2024-pdf?dt=5DiHSZWMigfiGYGL-JTs

First-time guest(s):

1. Xiao Lin

Newest member(s):

1. Isabelle Juan

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Joseph Armonle
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Interviewing 😬 😱 🙀

Timer Valerie Richardson

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Joseph Armonle

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Ambitious

Body Language Monitor Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Margaret Gerhart

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Joseph Esler, DTM

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Nadia Lam

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 1 Open
Presenter 2 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 1 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Table Topics Participant 2 Margaret Gerhart
Table Topics Participant 3 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 4 Open
Table Topics Participant 5 Open
Table Topics Participant 6 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 1 Open
Evaluator 2 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

RSVP deadline is past

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 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

Let’s all give a warm welcome to our past Division A Director and current Public Relations Manager, Christian Austin, IP4, ACG, ALB! You can check out Christian Austin’s bio here: https://district31.org/team_member/christian-austin/

Today, Christian Austin will be interviewing Tragicomedy Toastmasters to learn all about our group. The final edited interview will be recorded and released on the District 31 media channels, so Tragicomedians and guests who are fine with being recorded, please sign the video and photo release forms beforehand:
https://dochub.com/m/shared-document/tragicomedytoastmasters/ALzmZB7wM1WlzQQwX8J560/tragicomedy-470-video-release-pr-2023-2024-pdf?dt=5DiHSZWMigfiGYGL-JTs

For guests who do not want to be recorded, please switch off your camera during the interview.

First-time guest(s):

District 31 Public Relations Manager, Christian Austin, IP4, ACG, ALB.

Newest member(s):

Isabelle Juan

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Christian Austin, IP4, ACG, ALB (guest)
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Community

Timer Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Christian Austin, IP4, ACG, ALB (guest)

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

collaborateverb: to work jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor.

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 1 Open
Presenter 2 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 1 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 2 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Table Topics Participant 3 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Table Topics Participant 4 Open
Table Topics Participant 5 Open
Table Topics Participant 6 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 1 Open
Evaluator 2 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

RSVP deadline is past

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 Valerie Richardson
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Xiao Lin

Newest member(s):

Isabelle Juan

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Joseph Esler, DTM
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

🏀 The 1990s Chicago Bulls 

Timer Nadia Lam

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Joseph Esler, DTM

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

champion

noun: One that wins first place or first prize in a competition (“The Chicago Bulls are NBA champions six times over.”).
verb: To fight for, defend, or support as a champion (“Nike champions ‘JUST DO IT.’ ”).
adjective: Holding first place or prize (“Dennis Rodman is a champion rebounder.”).

Body Language Monitor Valerie Richardson

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Isabelle Juan

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist Xiao Lin (guest)

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Joseph Armonle
Presenter 2 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 1 Isabelle Juan
Table Topics Participant 2 Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2
Table Topics Participant 3 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 4 Valerie Richardson
Table Topics Participant 5 Joseph Armonle
Table Topics Participant 6 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 1 Open
Evaluator 2 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

RSVP deadline is past