Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday June 23, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT



Presiding Officer Denzel Nakoma
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description


1. Joseph Esler, DTM, has earned District 31’s Pathfinder Award for demonstrating a high level of achievement in the Toastmasters Pathways Learning Experience:

2. Tragicomedy Toastmasters has earned District 31’s Sensational 7 award for training all seven officer roles ($25 worth of goodies from the Toastmasters Store):

3. Our 2022 Toastmasters International Convention is a hybrid event in Nashville, TN, and online on August 17-20. Register here (early-bird discount through July 13):

First-time guest(s):

1. Carolyn Hall

2. Kanvara Virojsakulchai

3. Kushagrata Sharma

4. Paul Ireifej, DTM

5. Rachel Kurapati

6. Sam Qutub, IP3


1. David Lintz, ACB, ALB, DL5, LD5, EH4, MS2

2. Sutikshna Veeravalli, VC2

3. Trevor Crippen, DTM

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Jay Karthik, DTM
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description


Closing Strong

Timer Krishnam Sharda

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:



fearless; adventurous (often used for rhetorical or humorous effect).

Body Language Monitor Jennifer Ross-Chen

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Vaishnavi Dhore

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Ade Oyairo

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 Om Telang
Presenter 2 Sutikshna Veeravalli (guest)

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 Maitreyee Bhise
Table Topics Participant 2 Kunal Vaishnav
Table Topics Participant 3 David Lintz, ACB, ALB, DL5, LD5, EH4, MS2 (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Mansi Mehta (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Frank Fletcher
Table Topics Participant 6 Ava Vona

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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


Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2
Evaluator 2 Alyssa Tan, ACB, 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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