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Tragicomedy Toastmasters

Thursday February 29, 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.

Officers

President
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

Secretary
Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL

Treasurer
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

Webmaster
Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Social Media Manager
Adele Fuzaylov, CC, CL

Club Mentor
Joseph Esler, DTM

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

Opening

8:00 to 8:03 PM
Presiding Officer Joseph Armonle

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

8:03 to 8:12 PM
Toastmaster Joseph Esler, DTM

Theme:

Leap Day!

Timer Valerie Richardson
Grammarian/Ah-Counter Joseph Esler, DTM

Word of the Day:

Ascend

Body Language Monitor Nadia Lam
Quizmaster Alondra Sánchez, EH5, CC, CL
General Evaluator Valerie Richardson
Table Topicsmaster Nadia Lam
Humorist/Inspirationist Joseph Armonle

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

8:12 to 8:27 PM

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter Valerie Richardson
Presenter 2 Daniel Alvarez, PM1

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 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

Evaluations

8:42 to 8:49 PM

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator Joseph Esler, DTM
Evaluator 2

Reports

8:49 to 8:55 PM

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

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

closing

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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