Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday February 1, 2024 8:00 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/5575130612

Opening

Presiding Officer Joseph Esler, DTM
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

1) You can attend club officer training, even if you aren’t an officer! 👩‍🏫 👨‍🏫 It’s a terrific way to connect with fellow Toastmasters and learn things from DTMs outside our club:
https://district31.org/cot_winter/
2) Check out this Toastmasters Int’l “Leader Letter” article on 5 steps to crush our goals:
https://www.toastmasters.org/Leadership%20Central/Featured-Article
3) Membership renewals are due by the end of March, but let’s not wait until the last minute! ⏰ 📅 Please renew ASAP through Zeffy:
https://www.zeffy.com/en-US/ticketing/7857d54c-d212-4aa9-8fb9-015f44d8138f
4) District 31’s Division A Director and Public Relations Manager, Christian Austin, has requested a virtual interview with our club officers and members to learn more about the great aspects of Tragicomedy Toastmasters. Feel free to fill out this poll so we can coordinate a time and day that works best for all who are interested in attending:
https://calendly.com/d/5jt-7fv-sng/tragicomedy-toastmasters?month=2024-02
5) Today’s our Youth Leadership Program presentation for SERGEANT AT ARMS by Joseph Esler, DTM. ⚚ 🏰 Please prepare questions about how to foster smooth meetings:
https://tragicomedy.org/club-officers/sergeant-at-arms/

First-time guest(s):

1) Aaron Brown
2) Mahad Toore
3) Norlis Quintero

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Carol Stead, EH4, IP3, PM1, ACB, CL
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Random Acts of Kindness

Timer Valerie Richardson

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Carol Stead, EH4, IP3, PM1, ACB, CL

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Generosity

Body Language Monitor Joseph Armonle

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Joseph Armonle

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Nadia Lam

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Valerie Richardson

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist Nadia Lam

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Joseph Esler, DTM
Presenter 2 Aaron Brown (guest)

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 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Table Topics Participant 2 Norlis Quintero (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Aaron Brown (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 5 Mahad Toore (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
Evaluator 2 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Timer
Grammarian/Ah-Counter
Body Language Monitor
Quizmaster
General Evaluator

closing

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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