Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday May 26, 2022 8:00 PM EDT



Presiding Officer Denzel Nakoma
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description


The Dark Comedy Film Festival has accepted Trigger Warning Happy by Joseph Esler. Register here (Block G):

First-time guest(s):

1. Evelyn Centeno

2. Pall Agarwal

3. Paula Messina

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

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

Toastmaster Role Description



Timer Jay Karthik, DTM

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Rapport: A relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people.

Body Language Monitor Om Telang

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Diane Kane

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Denzel Nakoma

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 Kunal Vaishnav
Presenter 2 Jennifer Ross-Chen

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 Paula Messina (guest)
Table Topics Participant 2 Pall Agarwal (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Jay Karthik, DTM
Table Topics Participant 4 Krishnam Sharda
Table Topics Participant 5 Evelyn Centeno (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Sanjit Mitra

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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


Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Lisa Wheeler
Evaluator 2 Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

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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