Weekly Online Meeting

Friday September 22, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


Signs of Autumn

Word of the Month

  1. modulation or inflection of the voice.
    “his measured cadences never convey the character’s underlying passion”
  2. 2. a sequence of notes or chords comprising the close of a musical phrase.
    “the final cadences of the Prelude

Toastmaster of the Day Karen J. Bradakis
Leads the meeting. Checks that functionary roles are filled. Then calls for introduction of speakers and objectives.
Educational Moment Matthew Bainsmith
Speaker 1 Janine Donald
"1 Path, 1 Pandemic, 4 Years, 5 Levels, 14 Speeches, Countless Ands & Ahs" Strategic Relationships Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise: Reflect on Your Path (evaluation form)

10 – 12 minutes

Speaker 2 Lathisha Ramanayaka, DTM
"Perfect Symphony" Other Manual or Non Manual Speech: Custom Speech 10 to 12 minutes (evaluation form)

10 to 12 min

After each speech, Toastmaster calls for introduction of next speaker and objectives.
Topics Master Joel Umbriaco
Each Table Topics Speaker green Green: 1 yellow Yellow: 1:30 red Red: 2
Elevator Speech / Expression of Gratitude Valdirene Thomas
Speaker chosen by Table Topics Master to give a 40-second presentation. There will be a 30-second evaluation of this speech during speech evaluation section.
General Evaluator Dagney Strossner
Explains the importance of evaluations. Introduces speech evaluators and continues with report of functionary roles: Ah counter, grammarian, timer, etc. Gives overall evaluations of the meeting.
Evaluation of the Elevator Speech Open
Presents a 30-second evaluation of the Elevator Speech.
Speech Evaluator 1 Vijay Chinnasamy
Speech Evaluator 2 Sarra Idehen, DTM
Gives feedback to the speaker on the objectives and presentation of his/her speech.
Grammarian/Ah Counter Ebony Christian
Checks for grammar use and Word of the Month use. Also checks for audible pauses and filler words.
Watcher / Chat Monitor Open
Notices all meeting participants and provide feedback for improvement. Watches and facilitates the chat communication.
Listener Lesli Shooter
Makes notes on the speeches and table topics and asks questions to see how well attendees listened during the meeting.
Thought/Joke/Quote Emily Lamoreaux
Presents a joke or memorable quote.
Timer Don Que Collard, DTM
Keeps time for speeches, table topics and other roles throughout the meeting.
President or Presiding Officer Open
Calls for any club business. Wraps up meeting.
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Backup Speaker Vijay Chinnasamy

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