Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday January 11, 2024 8:00 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST



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

Presiding Officer Role Description


1) D31 Winter COT:
2) Jan. 15 webinar contest:
3) YLP VPPR presentation today:

First-time guest(s):

1) Ana Liz Figueroa
2) Chipiliro Kambombe
3) Sridhar Veerus

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

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

Toastmaster Role Description


📢 Public Relations!

Timer Joseph Armonle (guest)

Timer Role Description

Grammarian Margaret Gerhart

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:


nervously excited
1. : being in a flutter : fluttering. 2. : nervously excited. all aflutter at the news.
General Evaluator Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Prepared Presentations (e.g., speeches, stand-up comedy routines, films, etc.)

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Nadia Lam
Presenter 2 Carol Stead, EH4, IP3, PM1, ACB, CL
Presenter 3 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 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 2 Valerie Richardson
Table Topics Participant 3 Joselyn Chanes, PI1
Table Topics Participant 4 Ana Liz Figueroa (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Margaret Gerhart
Table Topics Participant 6 Daniel Alvarez, PM1

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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


Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Daniel Alvarez, PM1
Evaluator 2 Valerie Richardson
Evaluator 3 Joseph Esler, DTM

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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