Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday March 31, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT



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

Presiding Officer Role Description


1. Membership renewals are due by the end of the month. For more information, please contact our Treasurer, Jay Karthik, at

2. Our club website has been revamped with role descriptions. We are now asking all members to self-assign roles. Here is our website URL:

3. Jay Karthik won our division Evaluation Contest and will be representing us at the district level on the evening of Monday, May 9th (exact time TBD). Register here:

First-time guest(s):

Tom Wang

Newest member(s):

Kunal Vaishnav

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Lisa Wheeler
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description


Personal Responsibility

Timer Margaret Gerhart

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Body Language Monitor Ava Vona

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Kunal Vaishnav (guest)

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Joseph Esler, DTM

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Diane Kane

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 Denzel Nakoma
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 Devin Albert (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Ade Oyairo (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Ava Vona
Table Topics Participant 5 Kunal Vaishnav (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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


Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Jay Karthik, DTM
Evaluator 2 Open

Evaluator Role Description


Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Body Language Monitor
General Evaluator


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

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

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