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Tragicomedy Toastmasters

Thursday December 8, 2022

Club Mission: We provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.

Officers

President
Valerie Richardson

VP of Education
Nadia Lam

VP of Membership
Joseph Armonle

VP of Public Relations
Joseph Armonle

Secretary
Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Treasurer
Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Sgt. at Arms
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

Immediate Past President
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

Youth Leadership Program
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

Webmaster
Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Social Media Manager
Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL

Club Mentor
Joseph Esler, DTM

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

Opening

8:00 to 8:03 PM
Presiding Officer Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

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

8:03 to 8:12 PM
Toastmaster Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL

Theme:

Holiday Recipes

Timer Cat Langmead
Grammarian/Ah-Counter

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
Quizmaster Frank Fletcher
General Evaluator Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2
Table Topicsmaster Daniel Alvarez, PM1
Humorist/Inspirationist

Prepared Presentations (e.g., speeches, stand-up comedy routines, films, etc.)

8:12 to 8:27 PM

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Diane Kane
Presenter 2 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Table Topics (e.g., impromptu speaking, improv comedy games, etc.)

8:27 to 8:42 PM

Toastmaster introduces 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

Evaluations

8:42 to 8:49 PM

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Michelle Lebo
Evaluator 2 Joseph Esler, DTM

Reports

8:49 to 8:55 PM

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

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

closing

8:55 to 8:59 PM

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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