Online Presenters Toastmasters – Monday December 4, 2017

Online Meeting Link:

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.

7:30 PM  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.

7:45 PM  Self introductions

8:00 PM  Sgt. at Arms calls the meeting to order. Introduces the President or Presiding Officer.

8:02 PM  President or Presiding Officer gives a brief orientation and overview of the club mission. Introduces the Toastmaster of the Day

8:07 PM  Toastmaster of the Day Member not found
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter Member not found
Timer David F. Carr, 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 Member not found
Watcher Krishn Ramchurn, DTM
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter Debra Carr, ACS, ALB
Chat Monitor Dagmara Sitek, CC
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
8:11 PM  Speaker 1

SPEAKING TO INFORM: 4. A Fact-Finding Report
5 to 7 minutes for the speech, plus 2 to 3 minutes the question and answer period
 Green: 5  Yellow: 6  Red: 7
 Green: 2  Yellow: 2:30  Red: 3
Speaker 2 Member not found

"What is a Man?" Innovative Planning Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Evaluation and Feedback – Second Speech
 Green: 5  Yellow: 6  Red: 7
Speaker 3 Member not found

"Maiden Trip to the Himalayas" COMPETENT COMMUNICATION: 6. Vocal Variety
 Green: 5  Yellow: 6  Red: 7

Introduction: Competent Communicator – Project 6 focusing on Vocal Variety.
Time for this speech: 7 mins.

As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
8:36 PM  Topics Master John Quick, 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.
Each Table Topics Speaker  Green: 1  Yellow: 1:30  Red: 2
8:43 PM  Evaluator 1 Krishn Ramchurn, DTM
Evaluator 2 Rhonda Green – Norman’s Guest Evaluator (guest)
Evaluator 3 Member not found
Each evaluator  Green: 2  Yellow: 2:30  Red: 3

8:51 PM  Toastmaster of the Day asks for reports from the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, the Chat Monitor, and the Timer.

General Evaluator Monica Tucker, 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.

8:55 PM  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

The theme of the day: Marketing

The word of the day: Fascinate.

Club Mission: We provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.

Specialty: Online Presenters focuses on the development of online speaking and presentation skills for those interested in conducting better webinars or online meetings.


Nik Lakhani, ACB ALB and Pathways MS5, PM4, VC4, EH4
VP of Education
Krishn Ramchurn, DTM
VP Membership
Louis Brown, DTM
VP Public Relations
Elaine Nieberding, DL5
Emily Thompson, VC, DL, PI, EH
David F. Carr, DTM
Sgt. at Arms
Assyl Boizhanova, DTM
Immediate Past President
Lois Margolin, DTM