Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday February 29, 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 Armonle
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

1) Today is our YLP presentation for TOASTMASTER by one of our newest members and the fearless Toastmaster herself, Valerie Richardson. ⚡️ Please prepare questions on how to lead a fun and successful meeting:
https://tragicomedy.org/role-descriptions/toastmaster/

2) Membership renewals are due in about a month! 🧨 Do yourself a favor and renew now via Zeffy:
https://www.zeffy.com/en-US/ticketing/7857d54c-d212-4aa9-8fb9-015f44d8138f

3) Club Officer Positions for 2024-2025 are open. If you’d like to run for an executive position, please check out this link to gain more information on what each Club Officer role entails:
https://tragicomedy.org/club-officers/
Additionally, please prepare a campaign speech for next week’s meeting (March 7th).

4) 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/

First-time guest(s):

1) Charesse Maullon
2) Heather Jackson

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Joseph Esler, DTM
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Leap Day!

Timer Valerie Richardson

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Joseph Esler, DTM

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Ascend

Body Language Monitor Nadia Lam

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Valerie Richardson

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Nadia Lam

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist Joseph Armonle

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Valerie Richardson
Presenter 2 Daniel Alvarez, PM1

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 Armonle
Table Topics Participant 2 Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
Table Topics Participant 3 Charesse Maullon (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Heather Jackson (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Daniel Alvarez, PM1
Table Topics Participant 6 Mary Ellen Pataro, PM5, EH5, PI2

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 Joseph Esler, DTM
Evaluator 2 Open

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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