Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday August 24, 2023 8:00 PM EDT



Presiding Officer Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description


  1. All Officers, please focus on your mandatory COT training! August 30th is the last training date. Thank you! 

  2. An Induction Speech
  3. The Annual Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony will be held at the end of our meeting by our Immediate Past President.

First-time guest(s):

1. Deepak Sapkale

2. Robert Weiss

3. Ed Deforest

4. Terri Drexler

5. Although not our first-time guest, let’s warmly welcome Dignitary Veera Sriram, DTM (District 31 Club Growth Director), and all our guests!

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description


Legends of Leadership

Timer Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:


Having a bearing or demeanor befitting a president; dignified and confident.

Body Language Monitor Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Katie Valencia

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Joseph Esler, DTM

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Veera Sriram, DTM (District 31 Club Growth Director) (guest)

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 Terri Drexler (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Ed Deforest (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Joselyn Chanes, PI1
Table Topics Participant 5 Deepak Sapkale (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Robert Weiss (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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