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Tragicomedy Toastmasters

Thursday February 15, 2024

Club Mission: We provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.


Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

VP of Education
Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

VP of Membership
Daniel Alvarez, PM1

VP of Public Relations
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Sgt. at Arms
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

Immediate Past President
Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Youth Leadership Program
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Social Media Manager
Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL

Club Mentor
Joseph Esler, DTM



8:00 to 8:03 PM
Presiding Officer Valerie Richardson


1) There’s still time to attend a Toastmasters Leadership Institute! ☄️ Just two more weeks:
2) Membership renewals are due by the end of March! ⏳ Let’s renew now with Zeffy:
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:
You can check out Christian Austin’s bio here:
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!):

First-time guest(s):

1. Bob Miller

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

8:03 to 8:12 PM
Toastmaster Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL


Love is in the air~~~

Timer Valerie Richardson
Grammarian/Ah-Counter Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

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
Quizmaster Nadia Lam
General Evaluator Joseph Armonle
Table Topicsmaster Joselyn Chanes, PI1

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

8:12 to 8:27 PM

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter Joseph Esler, DTM

Table Topics (e.g., impromptu speaking, improv comedy games, etc.)

8:27 to 8:42 PM

Toastmaster introduces Table Topicsmaster.
Table Topicsmaster introduces Table Topics Participant(s).

Table Topics Participant Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 2 Bob Miller (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Valerie Richardson
Table Topics Participant 4


8:42 to 8:49 PM

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL


8:49 to 8:55 PM

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Body Language Monitor
General Evaluator


8:55 to 8:59 PM

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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