Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday December 8, 2022 8:00 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://harvard.zoom.us/my/tragicomedy

Opening

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

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

Club Executive Commitee

We need to have officer elections by the end of this month. There are three vacancies:

1. Vice President of Education
2. Vice President of Membership
3. Treasurer

Please prepare a campaign speech (1-2 minutes) for the role of your interest:
https://tragicomedy.toastmost.org/club-officers/

You are also welcome to campaign for Club Webmaster or Youth Gavel Club Counselor!

District 31 Quarterly Awards

Honorable Mentions for District Member of the Quarter:

1. Adele Fuzaylov
2. Frank Fletcher, CC
3. Michelle Lebo, EH1

Winners:

District Member of the Quarter: Jay Karthik, DTM
District Mentor of the Quarter: Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL

First-time guest(s):

1. Carolyn Cerva
2. Rayhan Memon

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Holiday Recipes

Timer Cat Langmead

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

feast

1 of 2

noun

 
1
a

an elaborate and usually abundant meal often accompanied by a ceremony or entertainment BANQUET
b(1)
something that gives unusual or abundant enjoyment
a visual feast
(2)
ABUNDANCEPROFUSION
an unprecedented feast of corruption, gargantuan in scale Neil Sheehan
2
a periodic religious observance commemorating an event or honoring a deity, person, or thing

feast

2 of 2

verb

feastedfeastingfeasts

intransitive verb

1
to take part in a feast
2
to enjoy some unusual pleasure or delight

transitive verb

1
to give a feast for
2
DELIGHTGRATIFY
feasting our eyes on the scenery

Body Language Monitor Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Frank Fletcher

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Daniel Alvarez, PM1

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 Diane Kane
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 Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2
Table Topics Participant 2 Cat Langmead
Table Topics Participant 3 Carol Stead, EH4, IP3, PM1, ACB, CL
Table Topics Participant 4 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Table Topics Participant 5 Sharon Wang (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Joseph Esler, DTM

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Michelle Lebo
Evaluator 2 Joseph Esler, DTM

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Timer
Grammarian/Ah-Counter
Body Language Monitor
Quizmaster
General Evaluator

closing

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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