Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday February 2, 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


Happy Groundhog Day! 


Congratulations on yet another great achievement, Mary Ellen! Mary Ellen Pataro has successfully completed the Presentation Mastery Pathway, yes, that’s right, all five levels! 

Second Round of COT 

If you are an officer, and have not completed your Club Officer Training, there are still some sessions happening for February! Please email me if you have any questions regarding the training. Please sign up here:

Upcoming Stand-Up Comedy Show

Fellow Tragicomedians! More details later…but for now, start thinking of a topic you would like to make a stand-up comedy “speech” on for our upcoming stand-up comedy show. If you are struggling with a speech idea, please reach out to your mentor! 

First-time guest(s):

1. Omkar Nate

2. Ira Pallavi

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

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

Toastmaster Role Description



Timer Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:


  1. a thing done successfully, typically by effort, courage, or skill:
    “to reach this stage is a great achievement”
Body Language Monitor Om Telang

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Diane Kane

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Alyssa Tan, ACB, 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 Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2
Presenter 2 Krishnam Sharda

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 Ira Pallavi (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Vaishnavi Dhore
Table Topics Participant 4 Diane Kane
Table Topics Participant 5 Krishnam Sharda
Table Topics Participant 6 Omkar Nate (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 Lisa Hunt, DL5, SR5, IP3, TC1
Evaluator 2 Vaishnavi Dhore

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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