Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday April 21, 2022 8:00 PM EDT



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

Presiding Officer Role Description


1. Jay Karthik is representing us at the district evaluation contest on Monday, May 9th, at 6:30pm EDT. Register here:

2. Joseph Esler is conducting a workshop on how to start a club at CLCON 2022 on Tuesday, May 10th, at 7:30pm EDT. Register here:

3. Alyssa Tan is asking her Quizmaster questions from two weeks ago.

First-time guest(s):

Krishnam Sharda

Newest member(s):

1. Frank Fletcher

2. Tammy Bello

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Diane Kane
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description


Focusing on the Positive

Timer Jay Karthik, DTM

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Body Language Monitor Denzel Nakoma

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Joseph Esler, DTM

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Lisa Wheeler

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 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 Kunal Vaishnav
Table Topics Participant 2 Tammy Bello
Table Topics Participant 3 Frank Fletcher
Table Topics Participant 4 Jay Karthik, DTM
Table Topics Participant 5 Krishnam Sharda (guest)
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 Frank Fletcher
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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