Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday October 6, 2022 8:00 PM EDT



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

Presiding Officer Role Description


Club Webmaster

Vaishnavi Dhore is giving a campaign speech for Club Webmaster, with the first goal of embedding the all-in-one membership form and payment solution Zeffy on our club website:

Induction Speech

Why did you join Tragicomedy Toastmasters? A new member will be picked at random to answer this question like Table Topics.

First-time guest(s):

Gabriel Camacho

Maryam Alshammary

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description


Boho Days

Timer Lisa Wheeler

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Noun: a person who disregards conventional standards of behavior, especially a writer or an artist.
Example sentence: “Renouncing his career as a certified public accountant to become a graphic novelist, he was a total Bohemian.”
Adjective: wandering from place to place without any settled home; nomadic.
Example sentence: “She couch surfed her entire life, living a Bohemian lifestyle.”

Body Language Monitor Denzel Nakoma

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Vaishnavi Dhore

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

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 Frank Fletcher

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 Open
Table Topics Participant 2 Michelle Lebo
Table Topics Participant 3 Open
Table Topics Participant 4 Maryam Alshammary (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Gabriel Camacho (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 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Evaluator 2 Diane Kane

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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