Online Presenters Meeting: Workshop on WordPress for Toastmasters

Monday May 15, 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:
Lois Margolin, DTM

Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Mahi Dixith
Timer:
John M. Quick
Grammarian:
Phyllis Harmon
Watcher:
Fabiola Cleofa, DTM

Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Chat Monitor:
Arlene Jayme, DTM

Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
David F. Carr, DTM
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Graham Cairns, ACB, 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.
General Evaluator:
Risa Blair

Explains the importance of evaluations. Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Paul Finkelstein, ACG, ALB

General Evaluator asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor. Gives overall evaluation of the meeting. Each of these reports is limited to one minute.

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: Freedom

Word of the Day

Freemium:a pricing strategy by which a product or service (typically a digital offering or application such as software, media, games or web services) is provided free of charge, but money (premium) is charged for proprietary features, functionality, or virtual goods.

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Online Presenters Meeting

Monday May 22, 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:
George Marshall

Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Debra Carr
Timer:
Phyllis Harmon
Grammarian:
Andrew Bern, DTM
Watcher:
Arlene Jayme, DTM

Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Chat Monitor:
Louis Brown

Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Robert Owens, DTM

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Viviana Widjaja, Advanced Communicator Bronze

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
John M. Quick

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.
General Evaluator:
Lois Margolin, DTM

Explains the importance of evaluations. Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Graham Cairns, ACB, ALB
Evaluator:
Risa Blair

General Evaluator asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor. Gives overall evaluation of the meeting. Each of these reports is limited to one minute.

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.

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Online Presenters Meeting

Monday May 29, 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:
David F. Carr, DTM

Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Risa Blair
Timer:
Robert Owens, DTM
Grammarian:
Jim Dent (guest)
Watcher:
Risa Blair

Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Chat Monitor:

Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Arlene Jayme, DTM

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Laurena Rehbein

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Graham Cairns, ACB, 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.
General Evaluator:
Graham Cairns, ACB, ALB

Explains the importance of evaluations. Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Carol Prahinski, DTM
Evaluator:
Louis Brown

General Evaluator asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor. Gives overall evaluation of the meeting. Each of these reports is limited to one minute.

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.

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Online Presenters Meeting

Monday June 5, 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:
Graham Cairns, ACB, ALB

Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Arlene Jayme, DTM
Timer:
Fabiola Cleofa, DTM
Grammarian:
Laurena Rehbein
Watcher:
Magda (guest)

Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Chat Monitor:
David F. Carr, DTM

Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
John M. Quick

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Phyllis Harmon

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Carole McCulloch, 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.
General Evaluator:
Robert Owens, DTM

Explains the importance of evaluations. Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Carol Prahinski, DTM
Evaluator:
Lois Margolin, DTM

General Evaluator asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor. Gives overall evaluation of the meeting. Each of these reports is limited to one minute.

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.

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Online Presenters Meeting

Monday June 12, 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:
Phyllis Harmon

Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Timer:
Magda van Rooyen
Grammarian:
Robert Owens, DTM
Watcher:
Arlene Jayme, DTM

Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Chat Monitor:
Louis Brown

Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Carol Prahinski, DTM

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Mahi Dixith

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Fabiola Cleofa, 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.
General Evaluator:
Carole McCulloch, DTM

Explains the importance of evaluations. Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Graham Cairns, ACB, ALB
Evaluator:
Paul Finkelstein, ACG, ALB

General Evaluator asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor. Gives overall evaluation of the meeting. Each of these reports is limited to one minute.

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.

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Online Presenters Meeting

Monday June 19, 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:
Paul Finkelstein, ACG, ALB

Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Louis Brown
Timer:
Mahi Dixith
Grammarian:
Graham Cairns, ACB, ALB
Watcher:
George Marshall

Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Chat Monitor:
Viviana Widjaja, Advanced Communicator Bronze

Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Robert Owens, DTM

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Arlene Jayme, DTM

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Lois Margolin, 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.
General Evaluator:
David F. Carr, DTM

Explains the importance of evaluations. Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Phyllis Harmon
Evaluator:
Fabiola Cleofa, DTM

General Evaluator asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor. Gives overall evaluation of the meeting. Each of these reports is limited to one minute.

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.

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Online Presenters Meeting

Monday June 26, 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:
Carol Prahinski, DTM

Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Mahi Dixith
Timer:
Paul Finkelstein, ACG, ALB
Grammarian:
Phyllis Harmon
Watcher:
Laurena Rehbein

Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Chat Monitor:

Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Rolando Goldman

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Graham Cairns, ACB, ALB

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Louis Brown

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.
General Evaluator:
Arlene Jayme, DTM

Explains the importance of evaluations. Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Adrienne Williams, CC
Evaluator:
David F. Carr, DTM

General Evaluator asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor. Gives overall evaluation of the meeting. Each of these reports is limited to one minute.

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

Graduation!!!

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Online Presenters Meeting

Monday July 3, 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:
Louis Brown

Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Jim Dent, DTM 2X
Timer:
Viviana Widjaja, Advanced Communicator Bronze
Grammarian:
Andrew Bern, DTM
Watcher:
Robert Owens, DTM

Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Chat Monitor:
Magda van Rooyen

Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Arlene Jayme, 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:
David F. Carr, 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.
General Evaluator:
Graham Cairns, ACB, ALB

Explains the importance of evaluations. Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Lois Margolin, DTM
Evaluator:
Phyllis Harmon

General Evaluator asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor. Gives overall evaluation of the meeting. Each of these reports is limited to one minute.

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

6 signed up so far.

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Online Presenters Meeting

Monday July 10, 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:
Phyllis Harmon

Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Lois Margolin, DTM
Timer:
Arlene Jayme, 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:
Robert Owens, DTM
Watcher:
David F. Carr, DTM

Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Chat Monitor:
Jim Dent, DTM 2X

Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Mahi Dixith

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Laurena Rehbein

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:
Viviana Widjaja, Advanced Communicator Bronze

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:
Louis Brown
Evaluator:
Carol Prahinski, 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:
John M. Quick

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

Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day

adventurous

 

 

 

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Online Presenters Meeting

Monday July 17, 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:
John M. Quick

Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Arlene Jayme, DTM
Timer:
Rolando Goldman

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:
Jane Lally, ACS, ALS
Watcher:
George Marshall

Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Chat Monitor:
Carole McCulloch, DTM

Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Viviana Widjaja, Advanced Communicator Bronze

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Lois Margolin, DTM

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Not Available
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:
Jim Dent, DTM 2X
Evaluator:
Carol Prahinski, DTM
Evaluator:
Not Available

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

General Evaluator:
Robert Owens, 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

World Emoji Day - Emoji

 nonsensical /ˌnɑːnˈsɛnsɪkəl/  adjective

 

 

 

 

 

 

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