Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday April 7, 2022 8:00 PM EDT



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

Presiding Officer Role Description


1. Our club website has been revamped with role descriptions. Members can now self-assign roles. Here is our website URL:

2. Jay Karthik won our division Evaluation Contest and will be representing us at the district level on Monday, May 9th, at 6:30pm EDT. Register here:

3. Joseph Esler is giving a presentation on the “The Secret Sauce to the Runaway Success of Tragicomedy Toastmasters” at our annual communication and leadership conference on Tuesday, May 10th, at 7:30pm EDT. Register here:

First-time guest(s):

1. Michael Martin

2. Om Telang

3. Ritika Kumar

4. Tammy Bello

Newest member(s):

Ade Oyairo

Meeting Roles

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

Toastmaster Role Description



Timer Denzel Nakoma

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Body Language Monitor Joel Ferrel

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Ava Vona

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Jay Karthik, DTM

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Maitreyee Bhise

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 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Presenter 2 Lisa Wheeler

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 Tammy Bello (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Om Telang (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Jacques Ntonme (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Ava Vona
Table Topics Participant 6 Ritika Kumar  (guest)

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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


Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Lindsay Biren
Evaluator 2 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

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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