Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday August 17, 2023 8:00 PM EDT



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

Presiding Officer Role Description


Officer Induction Ceremony

This week we are inducting our new officers.

Please prepare an induction speech (1-2 minutes) for your officer role:

You are also welcome to campaign for Club Webmaster or Youth Gavel Club Counselor!

First-time guest(s):

Terri Drexler

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Joseph Esler, DTM
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description


New Beginnings

Timer Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:


Verb (of a problem, opportunity, or situation) emerge; become apparent.

Difficulties may arise in a time of change.

Body Language Monitor Lucy Giammarco, EH1

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Joseph Esler, DTM

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Daniel Alvarez, PM1

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Lisa Hunt, DL5, SR5, IP3, TC1

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 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

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 Daniel Alvarez, PM1
Table Topics Participant 3 Katie Valencia
Table Topics Participant 4 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 5 Terri Drexler (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

Table Topics Participant Role Description

Volunteer ahead of time to participate in Table Topics by signing up above!


Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Evaluator 2 Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL

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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