Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday January 26, 2023 8:00 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST



Presiding Officer Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description


Second Round of COT (Reminder) 

D31 Club Officer Training will end by early February. Tragicomedy Toastmaster Officers, make sure you get your three sessions in (one Club Peer Officer Training, and two other sessions of your choice). Click here to view the schedule:

Area Director Visit

Our Area Director, Monique Hughes-Henry, will be visitng our club soon. Make sure you are present, as your attendance is key to the success of our club!

Planning Ahead

Tragicomedians, start meeting with your mentor to plan and practice your next speeches. Please sign up for your respective Presenter role through the next six weeks. Here is the ink to our club calendar:


Make sure you are keeping your Pathways educational achievements up to date by completing both live presesntations and online modules. You may do so by logging into Base Camp:

Upcoming Mentorship Workshops

Please email me,, and let me know what you would like to see for our mentorship workshop next week. Guests, feel free to do so as well! From now on, Mentorship Workshops will be 30 minutes before our Thursday TM meetings, that is Thursdays from 7:30 PM – 8 PM EST. Be there or be square!

First-time guest(s):

1. Veera Sriram, DTM (D31 Public Relations Manager)

2. Lucy Giammarco

3. Atiq Ahmed

4. Arshit Tiwari, ACB, CL

5. Nilesh Kavthekar

6. Yamuna Sumanarathna, DL1

7. Cathy Stuckart

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Carol Stead, EH4, IP3, PM1, ACB, CL
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description



Timer Veera Sriram, DTM (guest)

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Keepsake (noun)

A keepsake is an object that has sentimental value. Something that serves to keep alive the memory of a person or event.

Body Language Monitor Lucy Giammarco (guest)

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Diane Kane

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Cathy Stuckart (guest)

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Adele Fuzaylov, 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 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Presenter 2 Open

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 Lucy Giammarco (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Atiq Ahmed (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Arshit Tiwari, ACB, CL (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Nilesh Kavthekar (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Yamuna Sumanarathna, DL1 (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 Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2
Evaluator 2 Open

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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