Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday September 22, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT



Presiding Officer Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description


Third Wheel Improv

Alondra Sánchez, CL, made the cut as a player for Columbia’s improv comedy group:

Mr. Milton College Scholarship

Alondra Sánchez, CL, is giving her acceptance speech as a Mr. Milton College Scholar:

Toastmasters Educational Achievements

1. Alondra Sánchez: Competent Communicator
2. Alyssa Tan: Competent Leader

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:

First-time guest(s):

1. Carol Stead
2. Anshuman Singh

Newest member(s):

Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL (from Gavelier to Toastmaster!)

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Diane Kane
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description


Autumn Leaves

Timer Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:


a close and harmonious relationship in which the people or groups concerned understand each other’s feelings or ideas and communicate well.
“she was able to establish a good rapport with the children”
Body Language Monitor Joseph Esler, DTM

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Denzel Nakoma

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Frank Fletcher

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Om Telang

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 Lindsay Biren
Presenter 2 Vaishnavi Dhore

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 Daniel Alvarez, PM1
Table Topics Participant 2 Carol Stead (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 4 Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL
Table Topics Participant 5 Anshuman Singh (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Cat Langmead

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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


Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Michelle Lebo
Evaluator 2 Krishnam Sharda

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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