Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday February 23, 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


Induction Speech 

Lucy Giammarco

COT Moment of Congratulations

All of our Club Officers have worked really hard and have now officially completed all their training sessions. Make sure to show your support and congratulate them when you get a chance!

Upcoming Mentorship Workshop: Tragicomedy, the History and Its Origins

Next week our Club President, Alondra Sánchez, will be giving us a crash course behind the history of our club theme. Please take a moment RSVP here:


First-time guest(s):

1. Joselyn Garcia

2. Warren Hinrichs

3. Phil Nowell

4. Ira Pallavi

5. Xiomara Gonzalez

6. Anurag Rajput

Newest member(s):

1. Lucy Giammarco

Meeting Roles

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

Toastmaster Role Description



Timer Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

  1. a play for theater, radio, or television:
    “a gritty urban drama about growing up in Harlem”
    • drama as a genre or style of literature:
      “Renaissance drama”
  2. an exciting, emotional, or unexpected series of events or set of circumstances:
    “a hostage drama”
    “an afternoon of high drama at Fenway Park”

Body Language Monitor Joselyn Garcia (guest)

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Mónica Cortés Pereda

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Lucy Giammarco, EH1

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Diane Kane

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 Daniel Alvarez, PM1
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 Lucy Giammarco, EH1
Table Topics Participant 2 Ira Pallavi (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Warren Hinrichs (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Joselyn Garcia (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Phil Nowell (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Xiomara Gonzalez (guest)

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Krishnam Sharda
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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