Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday August 11, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT



Presiding Officer Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description


First-time guest(s):

1. Henan Ma

2. Sabrina Hosmer

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Joseph Esler, DTM
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description


Hip Hop

Timer Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Swagger/Swag – To walk/behave in a way that conveys confidence, or in some cases arrogance,

He walked with a swagger and would laugh and joke confidently on the street, even with strangers.

Body Language Monitor Lisa Wheeler

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Jennifer Ross-Chen

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Kunal Vaishnav

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 Jay Karthik, DTM
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 Jennifer Ross-Chen
Table Topics Participant 2 Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2
Table Topics Participant 3 Sabrina Hosmer (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Henan Ma (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Vaishnavi Dhore
Table Topics Participant 6 Kunal Vaishnav

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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


Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Kunal Vaishnav
Evaluator 2 Denzel Nakoma

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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