Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday June 16, 2022 8:00 PM EDT



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

Presiding Officer Role Description


1. Tragicomedy Toastmasters has achieved the President’s Distinguished recognition (the highest level of recognition):

2. Tragicomedy Toastmasters has won the Talk Up Toastmasters award:

3. Next week (June 23rd) is a special meeting not to be missed, with the guest speakers District Champion Sutikshna Veeravalli and District Director Trevor Crippen, DTM:!AgY5sMkuRWwkj5gJN_jT3fA1DPuRIQ?e=a6aXGF

First-time guest(s):

Allen Wiseman

Newest member(s):

1. Mansi Mehta

2. Vaishnavi Dhore

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Denzel Nakoma
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description



Timer Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Flabbergasted: Greatly surprised or astonished

Body Language Monitor Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Lisa Wheeler

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

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 Open
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 Om Telang
Table Topics Participant 2 Joel Ferrel
Table Topics Participant 3 Jennifer Ross-Chen
Table Topics Participant 4 Vaishnavi Dhore
Table Topics Participant 5 Allen Wiseman (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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


Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Open
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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