Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday March 21, 2024 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT



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

Presiding Officer Role Description


Mock club interview for next week’s interview with our past Division A Director and current Public Relations Manager, Christian Austin, IP4, ACG, ALB!

Christian Austin will be interviewing our club officers and members through a fun panel discussion to learn more about Tragicomedy Toastmasters during our next club meeting on March 28th. You can check out Christian Austin’s bio here:

In preparation for the interview, our Toastmaster Joseph Armonle will conduct a mock interview, where he’ll pretend to be our Public Relations Manager, Christian Austin.

Be sure to sign the video and photo release forms before the actual interview on March 28:

First-time guest(s):

1. Xiao Lin

Newest member(s):

1. Isabelle Juan

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Joseph Armonle
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description


Interviewing 😬 😱 🙀

Timer Valerie Richardson

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Joseph Armonle

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:


Body Language Monitor Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Margaret Gerhart

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Joseph Esler, DTM

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Nadia Lam

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 1 Open
Presenter 2 Open

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 Margaret Gerhart
Table Topics Participant 3 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 4 Open
Table Topics Participant 5 Open
Table Topics Participant 6 Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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


Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Open
Evaluator 2 Open

Evaluator Role Description


Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

Body Language Monitor
General Evaluator


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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