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Tuesday October 4, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 8:30 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (Same Every Week)

https://harvard.zoom.us/my/tragicomedy

Opening

Mentor:
Joseph Esler, DTM
Opens meeting, explains mentorship program, and introduces meeting roles.

Mentorship Program Description

Announcement(s):

This mentorship workshop is the second in our weekly educational series where we will share best practices on regular meeting roles.

Lindsay Biren, PM2, is leading the workshop by showing how to be both a good Humorist and a good Inspirationist.

All members and guests of all experience levels are welcome.

First-time guest(s):

Meeting Roles

Timer:
Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL

Timer Role Description

Presenter:
Lindsay Biren, PM2

Presenter Role Description

Pathways Project Evaluation Forms

closing

Mentor evaluates presentation, calls for Timer’s report, asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback, and adjourns meeting.

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Thursday October 6, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://harvard.zoom.us/my/tragicomedy

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

Club Webmaster

Vaishnavi Dhore is giving a campaign speech for Club Webmaster, with the first goal of embedding the all-in-one membership form and payment solution Zeffy on our club website:
https://www.zeffy.com/

Induction Speech

Why did you join Tragicomedy Toastmasters? A new member will be picked at random to answer this question like Table Topics.

First-time guest(s):

Gabriel Camacho

Maryam Alshammary

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Boho Days

Timer:
Lisa Wheeler, CC, ALB, LD5, EH3

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Joseph Esler, DTM

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Bohemian
Noun: a person who disregards conventional standards of behavior, especially a writer or an artist.
Example sentence: “Renouncing his career as a certified public accountant to become a graphic novelist, he was a total Bohemian.”
Adjective: wandering from place to place without any settled home; nomadic.
Example sentence: “She couch surfed her entire life, living a Bohemian lifestyle.”

Body Language Monitor:
Open

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster:
Alyssa Tan, CC, CL

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator:
Open

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster:
Open

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist:
Catherine Langmead

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter:
Open
Presenter:
Frank Fletcher, CC

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:
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3
Table Topics Participant:
Michelle Lebo, EH1
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Maryam Alshammary (guest)
Table Topics Participant:
Gabriel Camacho (guest)
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Vaishnavi Dhore
Evaluator:
Diane Kane, EH2, PM2

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

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

closing

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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Tuesday October 11, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 8:30 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (Same Every Week)

https://harvard.zoom.us/my/tragicomedy

Opening

Mentor:
Reserved Ask VPE
Opens meeting, explains mentorship program, and introduces meeting roles.

Mentorship Program Description

Announcement(s):

This mentorship workshop is the third in our weekly educational series where we will share best practices on regular meeting roles.

All members and guests of all experience levels are welcome.

First-time guest(s):

Meeting Roles

Timer:
Joseph Esler, DTM

Timer Role Description

Presenter:
Reserved Ask VPE

Presenter Role Description

Pathways Project Evaluation Forms

closing

Mentor evaluates presentation, calls for Timer’s report, asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback, and adjourns meeting.

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Thursday October 13, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://harvard.zoom.us/my/tragicomedy

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Our Past Area Director: Lisa Hunt, DL5, SR5, IP3, TC1

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Adele Fuzaylov
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

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:
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3
Presenter:
Om Telang

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:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

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

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

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Tuesday October 18, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (Same Every Week)

https://harvard.zoom.us/my/tragicomedy

Opening

Mentor:
Reserved Ask VPE
Opens meeting, explains mentorship program, and introduces meeting roles.

Mentorship Program Description

Announcement(s):

This mentorship workshop is the fourth in our weekly educational series where we will share best practices on regular meeting roles.

All members and guests of all experience levels are welcome.

First-time guest(s):

Meeting Roles

Timer:
Reserved Ask VPE

Timer Role Description

Presenter:
Om Telang

Presenter Role Description

Pathways Project Evaluation Forms

closing

Mentor evaluates presentation, calls for Timer’s report, asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback, and adjourns meeting.

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Thursday October 20, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://harvard.zoom.us/my/tragicomedy

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Open
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Body Language Monitor:
Open

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster:
Open

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator:
Open

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster:
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3

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:
Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL
Presenter:
Lindsay Biren, PM2

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:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

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

closing

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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Thursday October 27, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://harvard.zoom.us/my/tragicomedy

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Krishnam Sharda
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

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:
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3
Presenter:
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:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

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

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

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Thursday November 3, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://harvard.zoom.us/my/tragicomedy

Opening

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

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

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:
Open
Presenter:
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:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

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

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

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Thursday November 10, 2022 8:00 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://harvard.zoom.us/my/tragicomedy

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Open
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Open
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

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:
Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3
Presenter:
Kunal Vaishnav, EH1

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:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

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

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

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Thursday November 17, 2022 8:00 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

https://harvard.zoom.us/my/tragicomedy

Opening

Presiding Officer:
Open
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

First-time guest(s):

Newest member(s):

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster:
Open
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Timer:
Open

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter:
Open

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

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:
Open
Presenter:
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:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open
Table Topics Participant:
Open

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator:
Open
Evaluator:
Open

Evaluator Role Description

Reports

Toastmaster calls for reports from supporting roles.

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

closing

Toastmaster makes closing remarks and turns meeting over to Presiding Officer.

Presiding Officer asks first-time guest(s) to share feedback and adjourns meeting.

Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

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