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Thursday September 1, 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):

Special Presentation: Honorary Officer Lisa Wheeler is leading a Question and Answer session today, so there are fewer Table Topics. Please come prepared to ask questions.

2021-2022 President’s Distinguished Special Recognitions:

1. Alondra Sánchez, CL
2. Jay Karthik, DTM
3. Joseph Esler, DTM

District 31’s 2021-2022 Club Mentor of The Year: Jay Karthik, DTM.

Membership Renewals due September 30th: Please fill out an application to renew your membership and email it to Joseph Esler, DTM, at joseph_esler@g.harvard.edu:
https://toastmasterscdn.azureedge.net/medias/files/membership-files/membership-applications/800-membership-application.pdf

*Be sure to review “A Toastmaster’s Promise” before submitting your application:
https://tragicomedy.toastmost.org/members/a-toastmasters-promise/

First-time guest(s):

1. Pei-Shan Yen
2. Michelle Brehm
3. Teeraporn Rattiwat
4. Kathleen Philbrook
5. Johnathan Rivas
6. Ritika Kumar

Newest member(s):

Danny Alvarez

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Frank Fletcher, CC
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

The road not taken

Timer Daniel Alvarez

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Diane Kane, EH2, PM2

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Run (noun or verb):
-run the race
-run for re-election
-run her mouth
-run in your stocking

Body Language Monitor Vaishnavi Dhore

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Alyssa Tan, CC, CL

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Om Telang

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Kunal Vaishnav, EH1

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist Michele Lebo (guest)

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Lisa Wheeler, CC, CL, ALB, LD5, EH3
Presenter 2 Adele Fuzaylov

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 Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3
Table Topics Participant 2 Pei-Shan Yen (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Kathleen Philbrook (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Ritika Kumar (guest)

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Tammy Bello
Evaluator 2 Joseph Esler, DTM

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

RSVP deadline is past

false

Thursday September 8, 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):

In-Depth Club Website Workshop: Joseph Esler, DTM, is a presenter this Saturday, September 10th, at 4pm EDT. This presentation will cover the various features on our Toastmost club website. Register here:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpd-ihpj4pHdBscZ4Atts6OTrnK_S9gSGF?timezone_id=America%2FNew_York
While you are encouraged to attend the entire event 3-6pm EDT, you may arrive late and/or leave early.

2021-2022 Toastmasters Educational Achievements:

1. Denzel Nakoma: Engaging Humor Level 1
2. Kunal Vaishnav: Engaging Humor Level 1
3. Lindsay Biren: Presentation Mastery Level 2
4. Mary Ellen Pataro: Presentation Mastery Level 2
5. Diane Kane: Engaging Humor Level 2 and Presentation Mastery Level 2
6. Ava Vona: Presentation Mastery Level 3
7. Jennifer Ross-Chen: Presentation Mastery Level 3
8. Lisa Wheeler: Engaging Humor Level 3
9. Alyssa Tan: Competent Communicator
10. Alondra Sánchez: Competent Leader
11. Joseph Esler: Engaging Humor Level 2 and Leadership Development Level 5
12. Jay Karthik: Presentation Mastery Level 5 and Distinguished Toastmaster

Membership Renewals due September 30th: Please fill out an application to renew your membership and email it to Joseph Esler, DTM, at joseph_esler@g.harvard.edu:
https://toastmasterscdn.azureedge.net/medias/files/membership-files/membership-applications/800-membership-application.pdf

*Be sure to review “A Toastmaster’s Promise” before submitting your application:
https://tragicomedy.toastmost.org/members/a-toastmasters-promise/

First-time guest(s):

1. Sagar Duggal

2. Al Hasib Tamim

Newest member(s):

Michelle Lebo, EH1

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Diane Kane, EH2, PM2
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

The last drop of blood

Timer Michelle Lebo, EH1

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Joseph Esler, DTM

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

vampiric adj. (pronounced vam-​ˈpir-​ik): of the nature of a vampire.

Body Language Monitor Om Telang

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Adele Fuzaylov

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Frank Fletcher, CC

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist Vaishnavi Dhore

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Krishnam Sharda
Presenter 2 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 1 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 2 Daniel Alvarez
Table Topics Participant 3 Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3
Table Topics Participant 4 Tammy Bello
Table Topics Participant 5 Krishnam Sharda
Table Topics Participant 6 Al Hasib Tamim (guest)

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Alyssa Tan, CC, CL
Evaluator 2 Lisa Wheeler, CC, CL, ALB, LD5, EH3

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

RSVP deadline is past

false

Thursday September 15, 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):

Special Workshop: The Future of Online Toastmasters

Joseph Esler, DTM, is an expert panelist next Monday, September 19th, at 7:45-9pm. This panel includes Past International President of Toastmasters, Richard Peck, DTM. RSVP here:
https://op.toastmost.org/rsvpmaker/online-presenters-meeting-2022-09-19/

Membership Renewals due September 30th

Please fill out an application to renew your membership and email it to Joseph Esler, DTM, at joseph_esler@g.harvard.edu:
https://toastmasterscdn.azureedge.net/medias/files/membership-files/membership-applications/800-membership-application.pdf

*Be sure to review “A Toastmaster’s Promise” before submitting your application:
https://tragicomedy.toastmost.org/members/a-toastmasters-promise/

Club Dues

We are now asking for an extra $5 in annual club dues to help us cover the cost of services such as our club website.

First-time guest(s):

1. Jill
2. Rachel Brown Gomez
3. Sangeetha Iyer
4. Douglas Wilson
5. Carol Stead

Newest member(s):

Cat Langmead

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Kunal Vaishnav, EH1
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

LOL : Laugh Out Loud

Timer Om Telang

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Adele Fuzaylov

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Gaiety

noun, meaning:

the state or quality of being lighthearted or cheerful.

Body Language Monitor Diane Kane, EH2, PM2

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Tammy Bello

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Lisa Wheeler, CC, CL, ALB, LD5, EH3

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist Denzel Nakoma, EH1

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Frank Fletcher, CC
Presenter 2 Michelle Lebo, 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 1 Om Telang
Table Topics Participant 2 Jill (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Carol Stead (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Rachel Brown Gomez (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Michelle Lebo, EH1
Table Topics Participant 6 Sangeetha Iyer (guest)

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Alyssa Tan, CC, CL
Evaluator 2 Daniel Alvarez

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

RSVP deadline is past

false

Thursday September 22, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

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

Opening

Presiding Officer Alyssa Tan, CC, CL
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

Third Wheel Improv

Alondra Sánchez, CL, made the cut as a player for Columbia’s improv comedy group:
https://www.thirdwheelcolumbia.com/

Mr. Milton College Scholarship

Alondra Sánchez, CL, is giving her acceptance speech as a Mr. Milton College Scholar:
https://tragicomedy.toastmost.org/members/mr-milton-college-scholarship/

Toastmasters Educational Achievements

1. Alondra Sánchez: Competent Communicator
2. Alyssa Tan: Competent Leader

Membership Renewals due September 30th

Please fill out an application to renew your membership and email it to Joseph Esler, DTM, at joseph_esler@g.harvard.edu:
https://toastmasterscdn.azureedge.net/medias/files/membership-files/membership-applications/800-membership-application.pdf

*Be sure to review “A Toastmaster’s Promise” before submitting your application:
https://tragicomedy.toastmost.org/members/a-toastmasters-promise/

First-time guest(s):

1. Carol Stead
2. Anshuman Singh

Newest member(s):

Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL (from Gavelier to Toastmaster!)

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Diane Kane, EH2, PM2
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

Autumn Leaves

Timer Adele Fuzaylov

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Daniel Alvarez

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

Rapport

a close and harmonious relationship in which the people or groups concerned understand each other’s feelings or ideas and communicate well.
“she was able to establish a good rapport with the children”
Body Language Monitor Joseph Esler, DTM

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Denzel Nakoma, EH1

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Frank Fletcher, CC

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Om Telang

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Lindsay Biren, PM2
Presenter 2 Vaishnavi Dhore

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 Daniel Alvarez
Table Topics Participant 2 Carol Stead (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Joseph Esler, DTM
Table Topics Participant 4 Adele Fuzaylov
Table Topics Participant 5 Anshuman Singh (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Cat Langmead

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Michelle Lebo, EH1
Evaluator 2 Krishnam Sharda

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

RSVP deadline is past

false

Tuesday September 27, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 8:30 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (Same Every Week)

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

Opening

Mentor Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL
Opens meeting, explains mentorship program, and introduces meeting roles.

Mentorship Program Description

Announcement(s):

This mentorship workshop is the first in weekly educational events where we will mentor each other on the best practices for our regular meeting roles.

Our Vice President of Education, Joseph Esler, DTM, is kicking off the series by covering how to be both a good mentor and a good mentee. All members and guests of all experience levels are welcome.

First-time guest(s):

1. Ireen Makovere
2. Mónica Cortés, EC2

Meeting Roles

Timer Daniel Alvarez

Timer Role Description

Presenter Joseph Esler, DTM

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.

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

RSVP deadline is past

false

Thursday September 29, 2022 8:00 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

ZOOM LINK (SAME EVERY WEEK)

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

Opening

Presiding Officer Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

Sensational 7 Award

For the second time in a row, Tragicomedy Toastmasters has earned District 31’s Sensational 7 Award for training all seven officers:
https://district31.org/sensational-7/

Smedley Award

Tragicomedy Toastmasters has won Toastmaster International’s Smedley Award for adding five members in September:
https://www.toastmasters.org/leadership-central/club-officer-tools/membership-building/membership-building-programs-for-clubs

District Member of September

Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL, has been selected as this month’s featured member for leading Tragicomedy Toastmasters to win the Sensational 7 Award and Smedley Award as Club President while earning her Compentent Communicator Award and Competent Leader Award as well as chartering our Youth Leadership Program as Tragicomedy Gavel Club:
https://district31.org/newsletter/

Social Media Manager

Adele Fuzaylov is giving a campaign speech for the new role of Social Media Manager, where she will promote our club through social media such as Instagram.

Membership Renewals due September 30th

Please fill out an application to renew your membership and email it to Joseph Esler, DTM, at joseph_esler@g.harvard.edu:
https://toastmasterscdn.azureedge.net/medias/files/membership-files/membership-applications/800-membership-application.pdf

*Be sure to review “A Toastmaster’s Promise” before submitting your application:
https://tragicomedy.toastmost.org/members/a-toastmasters-promise/

First-time guest(s):

1. Loni Huff, IP5
2. Fran Yang
3. Yogi Pandit

Newest member(s):

Carol Stead

Meeting Roles

Toastmaster Alyssa Tan, CC, CL
Explains theme and introduces supporting roles.

Toastmaster Role Description

Theme:

♪ Music! ♪

Timer Cat Langmead

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Lisa Wheeler, CC, CL, ALB, LD5, EH3

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

rhapsody, noun

1. Exalted or excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling in speech or writing.
2. Music A usually instrumental composition of irregular form that often incorporates improvisation.

Body Language Monitor Frank Fletcher, CC

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Diane Kane, EH2, PM2

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Michelle Lebo, EH1

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Adele Fuzaylov

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist Joseph Esler, DTM

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Tammy Bello
Presenter 2 Daniel Alvarez

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 Lisa Wheeler, CC, CL, ALB, LD5, EH3
Table Topics Participant 2 Doris Tuckett, DTM (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Ireen Makovere (guest)
Table Topics Participant 4 Yogi Pandit (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Fran Yang (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 Loni Huff, IP5 (guest)

Table Topics Participant Role Description

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

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL
Evaluator 2 Carol Stead (guest)

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

RSVP deadline is past

false

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 Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL
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.

Joseph Esler, DTM, 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 Lisa Hunt, DL5, SR5, IP3, TC1

Timer Role Description

Presenter Joseph Esler, DTM

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.

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

RSVP deadline is past

false

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, CL, 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 Denzel Nakoma, EH1

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Vaishnavi Dhore

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Mary Ellen Pataro, PM3

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist Cat Langmead

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Lindsay Biren, PM2
Presenter 2 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 1 Open
Table Topics Participant 2 Michelle Lebo, EH1
Table Topics Participant 3 Open
Table Topics Participant 4 Maryam Alshammary (guest)
Table Topics Participant 5 Gabriel Camacho (guest)
Table Topics Participant 6 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 1 Alyssa Tan, CC, CL
Evaluator 2 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.

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

RSVP deadline is past

false

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 Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL
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.

Alyssa Tan, CC, CL, is leading the workshop by showing us how to be both a good Timer and a good Timee. There will be audience participation as well as Q&A.

All members and guests of all experience levels are welcome.

First-time guest(s):

Meeting Roles

Timer Joseph Esler, DTM

Timer Role Description

Presenter Alyssa Tan, CC, CL

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.

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

RSVP deadline is past

false

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 Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL
Opens meeting and introduces Toastmaster.

Presiding Officer Role Description

Announcement(s):

AccelOrators Advanced Club Tall Tales Virtual Contest
Thursday, October 20, 2022, 6:30-9pm EDT:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/toastmasters-tall-tales-virtual-contest-2022-tickets-418028523567
 – Tall Tales humorously stretch the truth and exaggerate facts
 – Tall Tales speeches are 3-5 minutes long

First-time guest(s):

1. Sonya Ramey
2. Mukhtar Kadiri

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:

Dreams

Timer Alyssa Tan, CC, CL

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Role Description

Word of the Day:

dazzling (adj.) –

1. so bright as to blind someone temporarily.

2. extremely clever, attractive, or impressive; brilliant; amazing.

Example: I dreamt of a dazzling pearl necklace. 

Body Language Monitor Frank Fletcher, CC

Body Language Monitor Role Description

Quizmaster Om Telang

Quizmaster Role Description

General Evaluator Joseph Esler, DTM

General Evaluator Role Description

Table Topicsmaster Frank Fletcher, CC

Table Topicsmaster Role Description

Humorist/Inspirationist Alyssa Tan, CC, CL

Humorist/Inspirationist Role Description

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

Toastmaster introduces presenter(s).

Presenter 1 Diane Kane, EH2, PM2
Presenter 2 Krishnam Sharda

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 Sonya Ramey (guest)
Table Topics Participant 3 Mukhtar Kadiri (guest)
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!

Evaluations

Toastmaster introduces evaluator(s).

Evaluator 1 Lisa Hunt, DL5, SR5, IP3, TC1
Evaluator 2 Alondra Sánchez, CC, CL

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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RSVP deadline is past

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