Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday May 11, 2023 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT



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

Presiding Officer Role Description


First-time guest(s):

1. Jill Borhan

2. Qing Luo

3. Johnson Irungu

4. Omar Noor

5. Dylan Schroeder

6. Oluwagbenga Joloko

7. Fidelis Murangarirwa

8. Rapto Sunni

9. Katie Strand

10. Carolyn Cerva

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Lucy Giammarco, EH1
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description


MacGyver as an entrepreneur

Please brainstorm on your genius, creative or silly ideas that are bound to win you entrepreneur of the year !  As you know, our TV hero, MacGyver can save the world with an elastic band, a toothpick and a gum wrapper.  Share with us your genius !  Extra credits to the most outrageous idea !

Timer Katie Valencia

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

  1. 1.
    exceptional intellectual or creative power or other natural ability.

Body Language Monitor Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL

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 Diane Kane
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 Jill Borhan (guest)
Table Topics Participant 2 Johnson Irungu (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Omar Noor (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Dylan Schroeder (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Oluwagbenga Joloko (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Fidelis Murangarirwa (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 Mónica Cortés Pereda
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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