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Monday March 6, 2023 7:45 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

If you have a password, 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).

Members can find the online meetings details here (password protected).

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.

Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:15 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting. We also do self introductions during this time. The meeting will officially starts at 7:45 pm.

Online Evaluation Forms can be found here: https://op.toastmost.org/eval-forms

Meeting Theme

The March of Progress

Word of the Day

Betterment (noun) The act or process of improving; an improvement that goes beyond mere repair

Member Inductions Ceremony

Evie Hartman Member Induction Ceremony

Toastmaster of the Day Evie Hartman
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Tip of the Day Open
3-5 minutes for a tip about tech, technique, or leadership.
Timer David F. Carr, DTM

For the purpose of voting, please see Timer’s Notes below on expected duration of the different speeches

Ah Counter Carolina Ramírez, SR5
Grammarian Open
Watcher Open
Chat Monitor David F. Carr, DTM
Vote Counter Carolina Ramírez, SR5
Speaker 1 Antoinette Trim, VC2
"My Mentor — Your Mentor " Visionary Communication Level 2 Learning Your Style: Introduction to Toastmasters Mentoring (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Speaker 2 Andriy Smolenko, CC
"Fortune favours the brave" Engaging Humor Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Evaluation and Feedback – First Speech (evaluation form)

5-7 minutes

Introduction:

 

Andriy is going to tell you a story about three brave Toastmasters clubs, separated by thousand miles and yet united in their bravery of overcoming life’s challenges.

Speaker 3 Prapairat (Petra) Choradol
Path Not Set Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals (evaluation form)
Backup Speaker 1 Open
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

Toastmaster asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Speaker of the Day

Prospective Member Speeches

Topics Master Calvin Dorsey, DTM
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. Priority toward members not performing any roles.
Each Table Topics Speaker green Green: 1 yellow Yellow: 1:30 red Red: 2

Topics Master asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Topics Speaker of the Day

General Evaluator Sarra Idehen, DTM
General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
Evaluator 1 Sunny Fridge, DTM
Evaluator 2 Jim Barber, PM1
Evaluator 3 Andrew Bern, DTM
Each evaluator green Green: 2 yellow Yellow: 2:30 red Red: 3

General Evaluator asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Evaluator of the Day

General Evaluator continues with the functionary reports (the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor (1 minute each)).

General Evaluator rounds out this portion of the meeting by giving an overall evaluation, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim ONLY to add any new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

General Evaluator asks Vote Counter to reveal the winners of the meeting

Timer’s Notes

  • Only Prepared Speeches with duration of more than four (4) minutes 30 seconds or less than seven (7) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Table Topics speeches with duration of more than one (1) minute or less than two (2) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Evaluation Speeches of more than one (1) minute 30 seconds or less than three (3) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Timing will begin with the contestant’s first definite verbal or nonverbal communication with the audience. This usually will be the first word uttered by the contestant, but would include any other communication such as sound effects, a staged act by another person, etc.

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

    RSVP deadline is past

    false

    Event Types:

    Posted by David F. Carr on March 2, 2023

    Monday March 13, 2023 7:45 PM EDT to 9:15 PM EDT
     

    If you have a password, 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).

    Members can find the online meetings details here (password protected).

    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.

    Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:15 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting. We also do self introductions during this time. The meeting will officially starts at 7:45 pm.

    Online Evaluation Forms can be found here: https://op.toastmost.org/eval-forms

    Meeting Theme

    Entrepreneurship

    Word of the Day

    Strive (verb) to exert oneself vigorously — try really hard.

    Member Inductions Ceremony

    Toastmaster of the Day Carolina Ramírez, SR5
    Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.

    Tip of the Day Guest Speaker on Mobeus Airglass

    Timer Sunny Fridge, DTM

    For the purpose of voting, please see Timer’s Notes below on expected duration of the different speeches

    Ah Counter Open
    Grammarian Open
    Watcher Open
    Chat Monitor Open
    Vote Counter Sarra Idehen, DTM
    Speaker 1 Graham Cairns, DTM
    "Hiding our light under a bushel" Persuasive Influence Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Writing a Speech with Purpose (evaluation form)

    5 – 7 minutes

    Introduction:

    As part of his “Persuasive Influence” path, Graham is asking why we shy away from telling others how Toastmasters has helped us in our work and social lives

    Speaker 2 Joni-Renee Laidlaw
    "DTMX2 Welcome to the future " Leadership Development Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise: DTM Project Speech 1 (evaluation form)

    5 – 7 minutes

    Introduction:

    DTM Joni Laidlaw is embarking on her second Distinguished Toastmasters project. Continuing to utalize her brand the Logical Logistics Tech 4 TM series she will be introducing the new AI Speech software to her network and provide practical training.

    Backup Speaker 1 Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

    Toastmaster asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Speaker of the Day

    Prospective Member Speeches

    Topics Master Evie Hartman
    Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. Priority toward members not performing any roles.
    Each Table Topics Speaker green Green: 1 yellow Yellow: 1:30 red Red: 2

    Topics Master asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Topics Speaker of the Day

    General Evaluator Mike Woodall, DTM
    General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
    Evaluator 1 Jim Barber, PM1
    Evaluator 2 David F. Carr, DTM
    Each evaluator green Green: 2 yellow Yellow: 2:30 red Red: 3

    General Evaluator asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Evaluator of the Day

    General Evaluator continues with the functionary reports (the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor (1 minute each)).

    General Evaluator rounds out this portion of the meeting by giving an overall evaluation, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim ONLY to add any new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

    General Evaluator asks Vote Counter to reveal the winners of the meeting

    Timer’s Notes

  • Only Prepared Speeches with duration of more than four (4) minutes 30 seconds or less than seven (7) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Table Topics speeches with duration of more than one (1) minute or less than two (2) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Evaluation Speeches of more than one (1) minute 30 seconds or less than three (3) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Timing will begin with the contestant’s first definite verbal or nonverbal communication with the audience. This usually will be the first word uttered by the contestant, but would include any other communication such as sound effects, a staged act by another person, etc.

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

    RSVP deadline is past

    false
    Posted by David F. Carr on March 13, 2023

    Monday March 20, 2023 7:45 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
     

    If you have a password, 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).

    Members can find the online meetings details here (password protected).

    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.

    Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:15 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting. We also do self introductions during this time. The meeting will officially starts at 7:45 pm.

    Online Evaluation Forms can be found here: https://op.toastmost.org/eval-forms

    Meeting Theme

    Pride

    Word of the Day

    braggadocio (noun) empty boasting

    Member Inductions Ceremony

    Toastmaster of the Day:
    Mike Woodall, DTM
    Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
    Tip of the Day:
    Open
    3-5 minutes for a tip about tech, technique, or leadership.
    Timer:
    Toru Maruyama, DTM

    For the purpose of voting, please see Timer’s Notes below on expected duration of the different speeches

    Ah Counter:
    Joni-Renee Laidlaw
    Grammarian:
    Sarra Idehen, DTM
    Watcher:
    David F. Carr, DTM
    Chat Monitor:
    Donna Knight, EC4
    Vote Counter:
    Carolina Ramírez, SR5
    Speaker:
    Andriy Smolenko, CC
    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.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Backup Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

    Toastmaster asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Speaker of the Day

    Prospective Member Speeches

    Topics Master:
    Sunny Fridge, DTM
    Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. Priority toward members not performing any roles.

    Topics Master asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Topics Speaker of the Day

    General Evaluator:
    Evie Hartman
    General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
    Evaluator:
    Sean Forrester, DTM (guest)
    Evaluator:
    Jim Barber, PM1
    Evaluator:
    Open

    General Evaluator asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Evaluator of the Day

    General Evaluator continues with the functionary reports (the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor (1 minute each)).

    General Evaluator rounds out this portion of the meeting by giving an overall evaluation, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim ONLY to add any new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

    General Evaluator asks Vote Counter to reveal the winners of the meeting

    Timer’s Notes

  • Only Prepared Speeches with duration of more than four (4) minutes 30 seconds or less than seven (7) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Table Topics speeches with duration of more than one (1) minute or less than two (2) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Evaluation Speeches of more than one (1) minute 30 seconds or less than three (3) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Timing will begin with the contestant’s first definite verbal or nonverbal communication with the audience. This usually will be the first word uttered by the contestant, but would include any other communication such as sound effects, a staged act by another person, etc.

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

    RSVP Now!

    Event Types:

    Posted by David F. Carr on March 19, 2023

    Monday March 27, 2023 7:45 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
     

    If you have a password, 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).

    Members can find the online meetings details here (password protected).

    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.

    Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:15 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting. We also do self introductions during this time. The meeting will officially starts at 7:45 pm.

    Online Evaluation Forms can be found here: https://op.toastmost.org/eval-forms

    Meeting Theme

    Experimentation!

    Word of the Day

    Member Inductions Ceremony

    Toastmaster of the Day:
    Joni-Renee Laidlaw
    Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
    Timer:
    Open

    For the purpose of voting, please see Timer’s Notes below on expected duration of the different speeches

    Ah Counter:
    Open
    Grammarian:
    Open
    Watcher:
    Open
    Chat Monitor:
    Open
    Vote Counter:
    Open
    Speaker:
    Tricia Smith, PM5
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Kim Leaming
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Andrew Bern, DTM
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Backup Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

    Toastmaster asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Speaker of the Day

    Prospective Member Speeches

    Topics Master:
    Open
    Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. Priority toward members not performing any roles.

    Topics Master asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Topics Speaker of the Day

    General Evaluator:
    Jim Barber, PM1
    General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
    Evaluator:
    Andriy Smolenko, CC
    Evaluator:
    Evie Hartman
    Evaluator:
    Mike Woodall, DTM

    General Evaluator asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Evaluator of the Day

    General Evaluator continues with the functionary reports (the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor (1 minute each)).

    General Evaluator rounds out this portion of the meeting by giving an overall evaluation, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim ONLY to add any new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

    General Evaluator asks Vote Counter to reveal the winners of the meeting

    Timer’s Notes

  • Only Prepared Speeches with duration of more than four (4) minutes 30 seconds or less than seven (7) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Table Topics speeches with duration of more than one (1) minute or less than two (2) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Evaluation Speeches of more than one (1) minute 30 seconds or less than three (3) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Timing will begin with the contestant’s first definite verbal or nonverbal communication with the audience. This usually will be the first word uttered by the contestant, but would include any other communication such as sound effects, a staged act by another person, etc.

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

    RSVP Now!

    Event Types:

    Posted by David F. Carr on March 13, 2023

    Monday April 3, 2023 7:45 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
     

    If you have a password, 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).

    Members can find the online meetings details here (password protected).

    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.

    Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:15 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting. We also do self introductions during this time. The meeting will officially starts at 7:45 pm.

    Online Evaluation Forms can be found here: https://op.toastmost.org/eval-forms

    Meeting Theme

    April Fools

    Word of the Day

    Member Inductions Ceremony

    Toastmaster of the Day:
    Kim Leaming
    Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
    Tip of the Day:
    Open
    3-5 minutes for a tip about tech, technique, or leadership.
    Timer:
    Open

    For the purpose of voting, please see Timer’s Notes below on expected duration of the different speeches

    Ah Counter:
    Open
    Grammarian:
    Open
    Watcher:
    Open
    Chat Monitor:
    Open
    Vote Counter:
    Open
    Speaker:
    Toru Maruyama, DTM
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Tricia Smith, PM5
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Backup Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

    Toastmaster asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Speaker of the Day

    Prospective Member Speeches

    Topics Master:
    Open
    Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. Priority toward members not performing any roles.

    Topics Master asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Topics Speaker of the Day

    General Evaluator:
    Open
    General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open

    General Evaluator asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Evaluator of the Day

    General Evaluator continues with the functionary reports (the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor (1 minute each)).

    General Evaluator rounds out this portion of the meeting by giving an overall evaluation, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim ONLY to add any new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

    General Evaluator asks Vote Counter to reveal the winners of the meeting

    Timer’s Notes

  • Only Prepared Speeches with duration of more than four (4) minutes 30 seconds or less than seven (7) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Table Topics speeches with duration of more than one (1) minute or less than two (2) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Evaluation Speeches of more than one (1) minute 30 seconds or less than three (3) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Timing will begin with the contestant’s first definite verbal or nonverbal communication with the audience. This usually will be the first word uttered by the contestant, but would include any other communication such as sound effects, a staged act by another person, etc.

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

    RSVP Now!

    Event Types:

    Posted by David F. Carr on March 20, 2023

    Monday April 10, 2023 7:45 PM EDT to 9:15 PM EDT
     

    If you have a password, 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).

    Members can find the online meetings details here (password protected).

    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.

    Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:15 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting. We also do self introductions during this time. The meeting will officially starts at 7:45 pm.

    Online Evaluation Forms can be found here: https://op.toastmost.org/eval-forms

    Meeting Theme

    Word of the Day

    Toastmaster of the Day:
    Open
    Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
    Tip of the Day:
    Open
    3-5 minutes for a tech or leadership tip
    Timer:
    Open

    For the purpose of voting, please see Timer’s Notes below on expected duration of the different speeches

    Vote Counter:
    Open
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Tricia Smith, PM5
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Backup Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

    Toastmaster asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Speaker of the Day

    Topics Master:
    Open
    General Evaluator:
    Open
    General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open

    General Evaluator asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Evaluator of the Day.

    General Evaluator rounds out this portion of the meeting by giving an overall evaluation, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim ONLY to add any new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

    General Evaluator asks Vote Counter to reveal the winners of the meeting

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

    RSVP Now!

    Posted by David F. Carr on August 29, 2022

    Monday April 17, 2023 7:45 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
     

    If you have a password, 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).

    Members can find the online meetings details here (password protected).

    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.

    Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:15 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting. We also do self introductions during this time. The meeting will officially starts at 7:45 pm.

    Online Evaluation Forms can be found here: https://op.toastmost.org/eval-forms

    Meeting Theme

    Word of the Day

    Member Inductions Ceremony

    Toastmaster of the Day:
    Open
    Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
    Tip of the Day:
    Open
    3-5 minutes for a tip about tech, technique, or leadership.
    Timer:
    Open

    For the purpose of voting, please see Timer’s Notes below on expected duration of the different speeches

    Ah Counter:
    Open
    Grammarian:
    Open
    Watcher:
    Open
    Chat Monitor:
    Open
    Vote Counter:
    Open
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Backup Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

    Toastmaster asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Speaker of the Day

    Prospective Member Speeches

    Topics Master:
    Open
    Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. Priority toward members not performing any roles.

    Topics Master asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Topics Speaker of the Day

    General Evaluator:
    Open
    General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open

    General Evaluator asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Evaluator of the Day

    General Evaluator continues with the functionary reports (the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor (1 minute each)).

    General Evaluator rounds out this portion of the meeting by giving an overall evaluation, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim ONLY to add any new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

    General Evaluator asks Vote Counter to reveal the winners of the meeting

    Timer’s Notes

    • Only Prepared Speeches with duration of more than four (4) minutes 30 seconds or less than seven (7) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
    • Only Table Topics speeches with duration of more than one (1) minute or less than two (2) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
    • Only Evaluation Speeches of more than one (1) minute 30 seconds or less than three (3) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.

    Timing will begin with the contestant’s first definite verbal or nonverbal communication with the audience. This usually will be the first word uttered by the contestant, but would include any other communication such as sound effects, a staged act by another person, etc.

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

    RSVP Now!

    Event Types:

    Posted by David F. Carr on January 10, 2023

    Monday April 24, 2023 7:45 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
     

    If you have a password, 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).

    Members can find the online meetings details here (password protected).

    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.

    Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:15 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting. We also do self introductions during this time. The meeting will officially starts at 7:45 pm.

    Online Evaluation Forms can be found here: https://op.toastmost.org/eval-forms

    Meeting Theme

    Word of the Day

    Member Inductions Ceremony

    Toastmaster of the Day:
    Open
    Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
    Tip of the Day:
    Open
    3-5 minutes for a tip about tech, technique, or leadership.
    Timer:
    Open

    For the purpose of voting, please see Timer’s Notes below on expected duration of the different speeches

    Ah Counter:
    Open
    Grammarian:
    Open
    Watcher:
    Open
    Chat Monitor:
    Open
    Vote Counter:
    Open
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Backup Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

    Toastmaster asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Speaker of the Day

    Prospective Member Speeches

    Topics Master:
    Open
    Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. Priority toward members not performing any roles.

    Topics Master asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Topics Speaker of the Day

    General Evaluator:
    Open
    General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open

    General Evaluator asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Evaluator of the Day

    General Evaluator continues with the functionary reports (the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor (1 minute each)).

    General Evaluator rounds out this portion of the meeting by giving an overall evaluation, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim ONLY to add any new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

    General Evaluator asks Vote Counter to reveal the winners of the meeting

    Timer’s Notes

    • Only Prepared Speeches with duration of more than four (4) minutes 30 seconds or less than seven (7) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
    • Only Table Topics speeches with duration of more than one (1) minute or less than two (2) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
    • Only Evaluation Speeches of more than one (1) minute 30 seconds or less than three (3) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.

    Timing will begin with the contestant’s first definite verbal or nonverbal communication with the audience. This usually will be the first word uttered by the contestant, but would include any other communication such as sound effects, a staged act by another person, etc.

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    Posted by David F. Carr on January 10, 2023

    Monday May 1, 2023 7:45 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT
     

    If you have a password, 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).

    Members can find the online meetings details here (password protected).

    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.

    Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:15 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting. We also do self introductions during this time. The meeting will officially starts at 7:45 pm.

    Online Evaluation Forms can be found here: https://op.toastmost.org/eval-forms

    Meeting Theme

    Word of the Day

    Member Inductions Ceremony

    Toastmaster of the Day:
    Open
    Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
    Tip of the Day:
    Open
    3-5 minutes for a tip about tech, technique, or leadership.
    Timer:
    Open

    For the purpose of voting, please see Timer’s Notes below on expected duration of the different speeches

    Ah Counter:
    Open
    Grammarian:
    Open
    Watcher:
    Open
    Chat Monitor:
    Open
    Vote Counter:
    Open
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Backup Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

    Toastmaster asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Speaker of the Day

    Prospective Member Speeches

    Topics Master:
    Open
    Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. Priority toward members not performing any roles.

    Topics Master asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Topics Speaker of the Day

    General Evaluator:
    Open
    General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open

    General Evaluator asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Evaluator of the Day

    General Evaluator continues with the functionary reports (the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor (1 minute each)).

    General Evaluator rounds out this portion of the meeting by giving an overall evaluation, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim ONLY to add any new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

    General Evaluator asks Vote Counter to reveal the winners of the meeting

    Timer’s Notes

    • Only Prepared Speeches with duration of more than four (4) minutes 30 seconds or less than seven (7) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
    • Only Table Topics speeches with duration of more than one (1) minute or less than two (2) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
    • Only Evaluation Speeches of more than one (1) minute 30 seconds or less than three (3) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.

    Timing will begin with the contestant’s first definite verbal or nonverbal communication with the audience. This usually will be the first word uttered by the contestant, but would include any other communication such as sound effects, a staged act by another person, etc.

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    Posted by David F. Carr on January 10, 2023

    Monday May 8, 2023 7:45 PM EDT to 9:15 PM EDT
     

    If you have a password, 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).

    Members can find the online meetings details here (password protected).

    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.

    Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:15 pm U.S. Eastern Time for an informal meet and greet and to allow time for any technical troubleshooting. We also do self introductions during this time. The meeting will officially starts at 7:45 pm.

    Online Evaluation Forms can be found here: https://op.toastmost.org/eval-forms

    Meeting Theme

    Word of the Day

    Toastmaster of the Day:
    Open
    Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
    Tip of the Day:
    Open
    3-5 minutes for a tech or leadership tip
    Timer:
    Open

    For the purpose of voting, please see Timer’s Notes below on expected duration of the different speeches

    Vote Counter:
    Open
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
    Backup Speaker:
    Open
    As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

    Toastmaster asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Speaker of the Day

    Topics Master:
    Open
    General Evaluator:
    Open
    General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open
    Evaluator:
    Open

    General Evaluator asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Evaluator of the Day.

    General Evaluator rounds out this portion of the meeting by giving an overall evaluation, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim ONLY to add any new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

    General Evaluator asks Vote Counter to reveal the winners of the meeting

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    Posted by David F. Carr on August 29, 2022

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