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Monday October 23, 2017 7:30 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

If you have a password, please sign up for meeting roles below. Guests should complete the RSVP registration form at the bottom of the agenda. (If you have a password, it’s not necessary to also fill out the RSVP form – we would rather get you signed up for a specific role).

THIS MEETING WILL BE RECORDED. Stills and excerpts from the video may be used by the club in its public relations and social media outreach.

The formal meeting starts on the hour. Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:30 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting.

Toastmaster of the Day:
Mahi Dixith
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Debra Carr, ACS, ALB
Timer:
Scott Johnston, DTM
The Timer tracks the time for each portion of the meeting and signals the speakers and functionaries so they know when their time is up. For green/yellow/red visual cues, please use an object as big as your head or a similarly prominent webcam effect. For an audible cue, tapping a pencil or a knife against a glass produces a chime that is not too distracting.
Grammarian:
Monica Tucker
Watcher:
Viviana Widjaja, ACB
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter:
Dagmara Sitek
Chat Monitor:
Norman Dowe, ACG, ALB
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Louis Brown, DTM
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Carol Prahinski, DTM
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Adrienne Williams, CC
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. New members who need to give a speech before applying to join can do it during this time.
Evaluator:
Graham Cairns, ACS, ALB
Evaluator:
Krishn Ramchurn, ACS, ALB

Toastmaster of the Day asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, the Chat Monitor, and the Timer.

General Evaluator:
Carmen L Bonilla
General Evaluator gives an overall evaluation of the meeting, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim to add new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

President or presiding officer wraps up the meeting and asks for volunteers to fill open roles at the next meeting. Be sure to finish by 9 pm U.S. Eastern Time.

Theme and Word of the Day

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Posted by David F. Carr on October 18, 2017

Monday October 30, 2017 7:30 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
 

If you have a password, please sign up for meeting roles below. Guests should complete the RSVP registration form at the bottom of the agenda. (If you have a password, it’s not necessary to also fill out the RSVP form – we would rather get you signed up for a specific role).

THIS MEETING WILL BE RECORDED. Stills and excerpts from the video may be used by the club in its public relations and social media outreach.

The formal meeting starts on the hour. Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:30 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting.

Toastmaster of the Day:
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Timer:
The Timer tracks the time for each portion of the meeting and signals the speakers and functionaries so they know when their time is up. For green/yellow/red visual cues, please use an object as big as your head or a similarly prominent webcam effect. For an audible cue, tapping a pencil or a knife against a glass produces a chime that is not too distracting.
Grammarian:
Watcher:
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter:
Carmen L Bonilla
Chat Monitor:
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Viviana Widjaja, ACB
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Carol Prahinski, DTM
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. New members who need to give a speech before applying to join can do it during this time.
Evaluator:
Evaluator:
Evaluator:

Toastmaster of the Day asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, the Chat Monitor, and the Timer.

General Evaluator:
Adrienne Williams, CC
General Evaluator gives an overall evaluation of the meeting, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim to add new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

President or presiding officer wraps up the meeting and asks for volunteers to fill open roles at the next meeting. Be sure to finish by 9 pm U.S. Eastern Time.

Theme and Word of the Day

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Posted by David F. Carr on May 8, 2017

Wednesday November 1, 2017 7:00 PM EDT

If you have a password, please sign up for meeting roles below. Guests should complete the RSVP registration form at the bottom of the agenda. (If you have a password, it’s not necessary to also fill out the RSVP form – we would rather get you signed up for a specific role).

THIS MEETING WILL BE RECORDED. Stills and excerpts from the video may be used by the club in its public relations and social media outreach.

The formal meeting starts on the hour. Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:30 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting.

Toastmaster of the Day:
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Timer:
The Timer tracks the time for each portion of the meeting and signals the speakers and functionaries so they know when their time is up. For green/yellow/red visual cues, please use an object as big as your head or a similarly prominent webcam effect. For an audible cue, tapping a pencil or a knife against a glass produces a chime that is not too distracting.
Grammarian:
Watcher:
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter:
Chat Monitor:
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. New members who need to give a speech before applying to join can do it during this time.
Evaluator:
Evaluator:
Evaluator:

Toastmaster of the Day asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, the Chat Monitor, and the Timer.

General Evaluator:
General Evaluator gives an overall evaluation of the meeting, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim to add new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

President or presiding officer wraps up the meeting and asks for volunteers to fill open roles at the next meeting. Be sure to finish by 9 pm U.S. Eastern Time.

Theme and Word of the Day

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Posted by David F. Carr on October 18, 2017

Monday November 6, 2017 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

If you have a password, please sign up for meeting roles below. Guests should complete the RSVP registration form at the bottom of the agenda. (If you have a password, it’s not necessary to also fill out the RSVP form – we would rather get you signed up for a specific role).

THIS MEETING WILL BE RECORDED. Stills and excerpts from the video may be used by the club in its public relations and social media outreach.

The formal meeting starts on the hour. Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:30 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting.

Toastmaster of the Day:
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Timer:
The Timer tracks the time for each portion of the meeting and signals the speakers and functionaries so they know when their time is up. For green/yellow/red visual cues, please use an object as big as your head or a similarly prominent webcam effect. For an audible cue, tapping a pencil or a knife against a glass produces a chime that is not too distracting.
Grammarian:
Watcher:
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter:
Chat Monitor:
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. New members who need to give a speech before applying to join can do it during this time.
Evaluator:
Evaluator:
Evaluator:

Toastmaster of the Day asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, the Chat Monitor, and the Timer.

General Evaluator:
Krishn Ramchurn, ACS, ALB
General Evaluator gives an overall evaluation of the meeting, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim to add new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

President or presiding officer wraps up the meeting and asks for volunteers to fill open roles at the next meeting. Be sure to finish by 9 pm U.S. Eastern Time.

Theme and Word of the Day

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Posted by David F. Carr on May 8, 2017

Monday November 13, 2017 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

If you have a password, please sign up for meeting roles below. Guests should complete the RSVP registration form at the bottom of the agenda. (If you have a password, it’s not necessary to also fill out the RSVP form – we would rather get you signed up for a specific role).

THIS MEETING WILL BE RECORDED. Stills and excerpts from the video may be used by the club in its public relations and social media outreach.

The formal meeting starts on the hour. Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:30 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting.

Toastmaster of the Day:
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Timer:
The Timer tracks the time for each portion of the meeting and signals the speakers and functionaries so they know when their time is up. For green/yellow/red visual cues, please use an object as big as your head or a similarly prominent webcam effect. For an audible cue, tapping a pencil or a knife against a glass produces a chime that is not too distracting.
Grammarian:
Watcher:
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter:
Krishn Ramchurn, ACS, ALB
Chat Monitor:
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Viviana Widjaja, ACB
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. New members who need to give a speech before applying to join can do it during this time.
Evaluator:
Evaluator:
Evaluator:

Toastmaster of the Day asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, the Chat Monitor, and the Timer.

General Evaluator:
General Evaluator gives an overall evaluation of the meeting, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim to add new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

President or presiding officer wraps up the meeting and asks for volunteers to fill open roles at the next meeting. Be sure to finish by 9 pm U.S. Eastern Time.

Theme and Word of the Day

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Posted by David F. Carr on June 26, 2017

Monday November 20, 2017 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

If you have a password, please sign up for meeting roles below. Guests should complete the RSVP registration form at the bottom of the agenda. (If you have a password, it’s not necessary to also fill out the RSVP form – we would rather get you signed up for a specific role).

THIS MEETING WILL BE RECORDED. Stills and excerpts from the video may be used by the club in its public relations and social media outreach.

The formal meeting starts on the hour. Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:30 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting.

Toastmaster of the Day:
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Timer:
The Timer tracks the time for each portion of the meeting and signals the speakers and functionaries so they know when their time is up. For green/yellow/red visual cues, please use an object as big as your head or a similarly prominent webcam effect. For an audible cue, tapping a pencil or a knife against a glass produces a chime that is not too distracting.
Grammarian:
Watcher:
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter:
Chat Monitor:
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. New members who need to give a speech before applying to join can do it during this time.
Evaluator:
Evaluator:
Krishn Ramchurn, ACS, ALB
Evaluator:

Toastmaster of the Day asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, the Chat Monitor, and the Timer.

General Evaluator:
General Evaluator gives an overall evaluation of the meeting, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim to add new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

President or presiding officer wraps up the meeting and asks for volunteers to fill open roles at the next meeting. Be sure to finish by 9 pm U.S. Eastern Time.

Theme and Word of the Day

Not set

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Posted by David F. Carr on June 26, 2017

Monday November 27, 2017 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

If you have a password, please sign up for meeting roles below. Guests should complete the RSVP registration form at the bottom of the agenda. (If you have a password, it’s not necessary to also fill out the RSVP form – we would rather get you signed up for a specific role).

THIS MEETING WILL BE RECORDED. Stills and excerpts from the video may be used by the club in its public relations and social media outreach.

The formal meeting starts on the hour. Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:30 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting.

Toastmaster of the Day:
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Timer:
The Timer tracks the time for each portion of the meeting and signals the speakers and functionaries so they know when their time is up. For green/yellow/red visual cues, please use an object as big as your head or a similarly prominent webcam effect. For an audible cue, tapping a pencil or a knife against a glass produces a chime that is not too distracting.
Grammarian:
Watcher:
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter:
Chat Monitor:
Krishn Ramchurn, ACS, ALB
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. New members who need to give a speech before applying to join can do it during this time.
Evaluator:
Evaluator:
Evaluator:

Toastmaster of the Day asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, the Chat Monitor, and the Timer.

General Evaluator:
General Evaluator gives an overall evaluation of the meeting, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim to add new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

President or presiding officer wraps up the meeting and asks for volunteers to fill open roles at the next meeting. Be sure to finish by 9 pm U.S. Eastern Time.

Theme and Word of the Day

Not set

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Posted by David F. Carr on June 26, 2017

Friday December 1, 2017 7:00 PM EST
Contest Master:
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Chief Judge:
Timer:
Vote Counter:
Videographer:
International Speech Contestant:
International Speech Contestant:
International Speech Contestant:
International Speech Contestant:
International Speech Contestant:
International Speech Contestant:
Table Topics Contestant:
Table Topics Contestant:
Table Topics Contestant:
Table Topics Contestant:
Table Topics Contestant:
Table Topics Contestant:
Humorous Speech Contestant:
Humorous Speech Contestant:
Humorous Speech Contestant:
Humorous Speech Contestant:
Humorous Speech Contestant:
Humorous Speech Contestant:
Evaluation Contest Contestant:
Krishn Ramchurn, ACS, ALB
Evaluation Contest Contestant:
Evaluation Contest Contestant:
Evaluation Contest Contestant:
Evaluation Contest Contestant:
Evaluation Contest Contestant:
Posted by David F. Carr on October 1, 2017

Monday December 4, 2017 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

If you have a password, please sign up for meeting roles below. Guests should complete the RSVP registration form at the bottom of the agenda. (If you have a password, it’s not necessary to also fill out the RSVP form – we would rather get you signed up for a specific role).

THIS MEETING WILL BE RECORDED. Stills and excerpts from the video may be used by the club in its public relations and social media outreach.

The formal meeting starts on the hour. Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:30 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting.

Toastmaster of the Day:
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Timer:
The Timer tracks the time for each portion of the meeting and signals the speakers and functionaries so they know when their time is up. For green/yellow/red visual cues, please use an object as big as your head or a similarly prominent webcam effect. For an audible cue, tapping a pencil or a knife against a glass produces a chime that is not too distracting.
Grammarian:
Watcher:
Krishn Ramchurn, ACS, ALB
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter:
Chat Monitor:
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. New members who need to give a speech before applying to join can do it during this time.
Evaluator:
Evaluator:
Evaluator:

Toastmaster of the Day asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, the Chat Monitor, and the Timer.

General Evaluator:
General Evaluator gives an overall evaluation of the meeting, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim to add new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

President or presiding officer wraps up the meeting and asks for volunteers to fill open roles at the next meeting. Be sure to finish by 9 pm U.S. Eastern Time.

Theme and Word of the Day

Not set

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Posted by David F. Carr on June 26, 2017

Monday December 11, 2017 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

Guest Speaker

Since winning the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2001, one of the ways Darren LaCroix has put his talents to work is by founding StageTimeUniversity.com, The Ultimate Online Programs for Presenters. We have asked him to share what he has learned about how delivering a speech online is different from doing it in person. Guests are welcome. See below for instructions on how to RSVP.

Darren LaCroix

His story: In 1992, Darren LaCroix took the stage in a Boston comedy club and bombed miserably. It was horrible. The headliner that night told Darren to keep his day job. Friends told him that his dream of making people laugh for a living was “crazy” and “stupid.” He didn’t listen.

He may have been born without a funny bone in his body, but he possessed the desire to learn and the willingness to fail. These were the essentials for achieving his dream. This self-proclaimed “student of comedy” is living proof that anything can be learned.

Less than nine years later, in 2001, Darren LaCroix outspoke 25,000 contestants from 14 countries to become the World Champion of Public Speaking. He did it with a very funny speech. Some say it was one of the best speeches in the history of the contest.

Since that victory, Darren has traveled the world demystifying the process of creating a powerful presentation. His story has roused audiences in faraway places like Australia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, China, Oman, Malaysia, and Taiwan with his inspirational journey from Chump to Champ. He is passionate about showing people that if you have the right mentors and you are a sponge, anything is possible.

In any industry, standing out to one’s peers carries great meaning. Darren has achieved the National Speakers Association Certified Speaking Professional designation and Toastmasters’ Accredited Speaker designation. He is currently the only speaker in the world who is a CSP, an AS, and a World Champion Speaker.

If you have a password, please sign up for meeting roles below. Guests should complete the RSVP registration form at the bottom of the agenda. (If you have a password, it’s not necessary to also fill out the RSVP form – we would rather get you signed up for a specific role).

If you have a password, please sign up for meeting roles below. Guests should complete the RSVP registration form at the bottom of the agenda. (If you have a password, it’s not necessary to also fill out the RSVP form – we would rather get you signed up for a specific role).

THIS MEETING WILL BE RECORDED. Stills and excerpts from the video may be used by the club in its public relations and social media outreach.

The formal meeting starts on the hour. Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:30 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting.

Toastmaster of the Day:
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.

Special Educational Presentation featuring Darren LaCroix

3 signed up so far.

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Posted by David F. Carr on August 26, 2017