Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

Thursday May 23, 2024 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT



Presiding Officer Isabelle Juan
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description


First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Valerie Richardson
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description


Turtles and Tortoises
(In celebration of World Turtle and Tortoise Day, a day created in 2000 to call attention to the disappearing habitats for these creatures).

Timer Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Valerie Richardson

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Timeless: Not affected by the passage of time or changes in fashion.

I chose this word because turtles/tortoises have been on the earth for 230 million years, arriving about the time of dinosaurs. But turtles survived the catastrophic event that wiped out all the dinosaurs.

Body Language Monitor Open

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Open

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Open

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Open

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 Alyssa Tan, ACB, CL
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 Open
Table Topics Participant 2 Open
Table Topics Participant 3 Open
Table Topics Participant 4 Open
Table Topics Participant 5 Open
Table Topics Participant 6 Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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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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