Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday February 15, 2024 8:00 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

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

Opening

Presiding Officer Valerie Richardson
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

1) There’s still time to attend a Toastmasters Leadership Institute! ☄️ Just two more weeks:
https://district31.org/cot_winter/
2) Membership renewals are due by the end of March! ⏳ Let’s renew now with Zeffy:
https://www.zeffy.com/en-US/ticketing/7857d54c-d212-4aa9-8fb9-015f44d8138f
3) Our past Division A Director and current Public Relations Manager, Christian Austin, IP4, ACG, ALB, has requested a virtual interview with our club officers and members to learn more about the GREAT aspects of Tragicomedy Toastmasters. Please 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
You can check out Christian Austin’s bio here:
https://district31.org/team_member/christian-austin/
4) Today is our YLP presentation for IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT by Joseph Esler, DTM. 🤴 Please prepare questions for how to become an advisor of our senior club leaders (aka a Tragicomedy OG!):
https://tragicomedy.org/club-officers/immediate-past-president/

First-time guest(s):

1. Bob Miller

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

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

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Love is in the air~~~

Timer Valerie Richardson

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

af·fec·tion (Noun)

a gentle feeling of fondness or liking

She felt affection towards her kitten.

 

Body Language Monitor Valerie Richardson

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Nadia Lam

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Joseph Armonle

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Joselyn Chanes, PI1

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 Joseph Esler, DTM

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 Bob Miller (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Valerie Richardson
Table Topics Participant 4 Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 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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