Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday June 9, 2022 8:00 PM EDT



Presiding Officer Denzel Nakoma
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description


1. Officer elections are next week (June 16th). Please prepare a campaign speech for the role of your interest (1-2 minutes):

2. We have a special meeting the following week (June 23rd), with guest speakers District Director Trevor Crippen, DTM, and District Champion Sutikshna Veeravalli:!AgY5sMkuRWwkj5ddHEEhI1dp5C0XZQ?e=afS7fa

First-time guest(s):

1. Lamei Wang

2. Paula Messina

3. Robyn Tresnak

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Frank Fletcher
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description


The Power to Change the World

Timer Mansi Mehta (guest)

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Deer/Dear: deer (noun) – a ruminant animal. dear (adjective or noun) – a term of endearment.

Body Language Monitor Ade Oyairo

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Joseph Esler, DTM

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Kunal Vaishnav

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Alyssa Tan, ACB, 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 Maitreyee Bhise
Presenter 2 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

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 Jay Karthik, DTM
Table Topics Participant 2 Lisa Wheeler
Table Topics Participant 3 Robyn Tresnak (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Paula Messina (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Lindsay Biren
Table Topics Participant 6 Lamei Wang (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 Ava Vona
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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