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Monday November 19, 2018 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

Online Meeting Link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/8221140803

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. We also do self introductions and an

Informal meet and greet / technical troubleshooting time.

Self introductions

Sgt. at Arms calls the meeting to order. Introduces the President or Presiding Officer.

President or Presiding Officer gives a brief orientation and overview of the club mission. Introduces the Toastmaster of the Day

Toastmaster of the Day:
Lois Margolin, DTM
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Therese Quaranta, DTM, Pathways DL5, PM5
Timer:
Graham Cairns, 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:
Jim Barber, ATMG, CL
Watcher:
Monica Tucker, DTM
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter:
Viviana Widjaja, ACB
Chat Monitor:
Scott Johnston, DTM
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Adrienne Williams, ACS, ALB
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
David Barrett
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Hev Saing
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Debra Carr, ACS, ALB
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:
Nik Lakhani, CC ALB
Evaluator:
Dagmara Sitek
Evaluator:
Carol Prahinski, DTM

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

General Evaluator:
David F. Carr, DTM
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

Suggested Theme: National Play Monopoly Day

WOD – Wealth: an abundance of valuable possessions or money’ as in “he used his wealth to help feed the hungry

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Posted by David F. Carr on May 19, 2018

Monday November 26, 2018 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

Online Meeting Link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/8221140803

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. We also do self introductions and an

Informal meet and greet / technical troubleshooting time.

Self introductions

Sgt. at Arms calls the meeting to order. Introduces the President or Presiding Officer.

President or Presiding Officer gives a brief orientation and overview of the club mission. Introduces the Toastmaster of the Day

Toastmaster of the Day:
Debra Carr, ACS, ALB
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Scott Johnston, DTM
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:
Viviana Widjaja, ACB
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter:
Chat Monitor:
John Quick, SR4, ACS, ALB
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Adrienne Williams, ACS, ALB
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Nik Lakhani, CC ALB
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Therese Quaranta, DTM, Pathways DL5, PM5
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Norman Dowe, PM1, ACG, ALB
Topics Master:
Hev Saing
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:
Carol Prahinski, DTM
Evaluator:
Jim Barber, ATMG, CL
Evaluator:
Rachel Brueggen, ACB, ALB

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

General Evaluator:
Graham Cairns, DTM
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

Suggested Theme: Cyber Monday

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Posted by David F. Carr on May 26, 2018

Monday December 3, 2018 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

Online Meeting Link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/8221140803

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. We also do self introductions and an

Informal meet and greet / technical troubleshooting time.

Self introductions

Sgt. at Arms calls the meeting to order. Introduces the President or Presiding Officer.

President or Presiding Officer gives a brief orientation and overview of the club mission. Introduces the Toastmaster of the Day

Toastmaster of the Day:
Scott Johnston, DTM
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:
Elaine Nieberding
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Roger Fung, SR5
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Jim Guld, CTM
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Nik Lakhani, CC ALB
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:
Rachel Brueggen, ACB, ALB
Evaluator:
Graham Cairns, DTM
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

Suggested Theme: World Trick Shot Day

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Posted by David F. Carr on June 3, 2018

Monday December 10, 2018 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

Online Meeting Link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/8221140803

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. We also do self introductions and an

Informal meet and greet / technical troubleshooting time.

Self introductions

Sgt. at Arms calls the meeting to order. Introduces the President or Presiding Officer.

President or Presiding Officer gives a brief orientation and overview of the club mission. Introduces the Toastmaster of the Day

Toastmaster of the Day:
Dagmara Sitek
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:
Nik Lakhani, CC 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:
Elaine Nieberding
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Roger Fung, SR5
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
John Quick, SR4, ACS, ALB
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Graham Cairns, DTM
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:
Scott Johnston, DTM
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

Suggested Theme: Nobel Prize Day

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Posted by David F. Carr on June 10, 2018

Monday December 17, 2018 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

Online Meeting Link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/8221140803

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. We also do self introductions and an

Informal meet and greet / technical troubleshooting time.

Self introductions

Sgt. at Arms calls the meeting to order. Introduces the President or Presiding Officer.

President or Presiding Officer gives a brief orientation and overview of the club mission. Introduces the Toastmaster of the Day

Toastmaster of the Day:
Jim Barber, ATMG, CL
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:
Roger Fung, SR5
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
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.
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:
Graham Cairns, DTM
Evaluator:
Scott Johnston, DTM
Evaluator:

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

General Evaluator:
Nik Lakhani, CC 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

Theme: Happy Holidays!

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Posted by David F. Carr on June 17, 2018

Monday December 24, 2018 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

No meeting because of holiday

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Posted by David F. Carr on June 24, 2018

Monday December 31, 2018 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

No meeting because of holiday

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Posted by David F. Carr on June 30, 2018

Monday January 7, 2019 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

Online Meeting Link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/8221140803

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. We also do self introductions and an

Informal meet and greet / technical troubleshooting time.

Self introductions

Sgt. at Arms calls the meeting to order. Introduces the President or Presiding Officer.

President or Presiding Officer gives a brief orientation and overview of the club mission. Introduces the Toastmaster of the Day

Toastmaster of the Day:
Jim Dent, DTM
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:
Nik Lakhani, CC ALB
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Roger Fung, SR5
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Graham Cairns, DTM
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:
Scott Johnston, DTM
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

Suggested Theme: Happy New Year!

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Posted by David F. Carr on July 7, 2018

Monday January 14, 2019 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

Online Meeting Link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/8221140803

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. We also do self introductions and an

Informal meet and greet / technical troubleshooting time.

Self introductions

Sgt. at Arms calls the meeting to order. Introduces the President or Presiding Officer.

President or Presiding Officer gives a brief orientation and overview of the club mission. Introduces the Toastmaster of the Day

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:
Graham Cairns, DTM
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 July 14, 2018

Monday January 21, 2019 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

Online Meeting Link: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/8221140803

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. We also do self introductions and an

Informal meet and greet / technical troubleshooting time.

Self introductions

Sgt. at Arms calls the meeting to order. Introduces the President or Presiding Officer.

President or Presiding Officer gives a brief orientation and overview of the club mission. Introduces the Toastmaster of the Day

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:
Graham Cairns, 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.
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 July 21, 2018