Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday September 15, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT



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

Presiding Officer Role Description


Special Workshop: The Future of Online Toastmasters

Joseph Esler, DTM, is an expert panelist next Monday, September 19th, at 7:45-9pm. This panel includes Past International President of Toastmasters, Richard Peck, DTM. RSVP here:

Membership Renewals due September 30th

Please fill out an application to renew your membership and email it to Joseph Esler, DTM, at

*Be sure to review “A Toastmaster’s Promise” before submitting your application:

Club Dues

We are now asking for an extra $5 in annual club dues to help us cover the cost of services such as our club website.

First-time guest(s):

1. Jill
2. Rachel Brown Gomez
3. Sangeetha Iyer
4. Douglas Wilson
5. Carol Stead

Newest member(s):

Cat Langmead

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Kunal Vaishnav
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description


LOL : Laugh Out Loud

Timer Om Telang

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:


noun, meaning:

the state or quality of being lighthearted or cheerful.

Body Language Monitor Diane Kane

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Tammy Bello

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Lisa Wheeler

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

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 Frank Fletcher
Presenter 2 Michelle Lebo

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 Jill (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Carol Stead (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Rachel Brown Gomez (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Michelle Lebo
Table Topics Participant 6 Sangeetha Iyer (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 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Evaluator 2 Daniel Alvarez, PM1

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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