Online Presenters Meeting

Monday May 1, 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:
Timer:
Viviana Widjaja, ACB
Grammarian:
Arlene Jayme, DTM
Watcher:
John M. Quick, CC, CL
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Chat Monitor:
Louis Brown, DTM
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
Paul Finkelstein, ACG, ALB
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Graham Cairns, ACS, ALB
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Phyllis Harmon, 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:
Carol Prahinski, DTM
Explains the importance of evaluations. Introduces Evaluators.
Evaluator:
Lois Margolin, DTM
Evaluator:
Risa Blair, CC

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/Words

Theme: May Day or Mayday!

Word of the Day

Schadenfreude: pleasure derived from the misfortune or failure of others. Borrowed from German into English and several other languages.

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