Tragicomedy Toastmasters Meeting

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 Catherine Langmead

Timer Role Description

Grammarian/Ah-Counter Lisa Wheeler, CC, 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, 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.

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