Weekly Online Meeting

Friday November 17, 2023 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM



Word of the Month

Percolate (verb)1: (of a liquid or gas) filter gradually through a porous surface or substance: “the water percolating through the soil may leach out minerals”2: (of information or an idea or feeling) spread gradually through an area or group of people: “this issue has percolated into the public consciousness”

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 Lathisha Ramanayaka, DTM
Speaker 1 Amy Kimball
Speaker 2 Reid Tileston
After each speech, Toastmaster calls for introduction of next speaker and objectives.
Topics Master Max Rohr
Elevator Speech / Expression of Gratitude Kam Dukenbaeva
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 Janine Donald
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 Emily Lamoreaux
Presents a 30-second evaluation of the Elevator Speech.
Speech Evaluator 1 Vijay Chinnasamy
Speech Evaluator 2 Open
Gives feedback to the speaker on the objectives and presentation of his/her speech.
Grammarian/Ah Counter Lesli Shooter
Checks for grammar use and Word of the Month use. Also checks for audible pauses and filler words.
Watcher / Chat Monitor Vijay Chinnasamy
Notices all meeting participants and provide feedback for improvement. Watches and facilitates the chat communication.
Listener Jonathan Hiller
Makes notes on the speeches and table topics and asks questions to see how well attendees listened during the meeting.
Thought/Joke/Quote Lathisha Ramanayaka, DTM
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 Janine Donald
Calls for any club business. Wraps up meeting.
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Backup Speaker Open

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