Online Presenters Meeting

Monday May 28, 2018 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. We also do self introductions and an

Toastmaster of the Day:
Roger Fung, SR5
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Adrienne Williams, ACS, ALB
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:
Rachel Brueggen, ACB, ALB
Watcher:
John Todorovic, EC
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:
Jim Dent, 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.
Speaker:
Rod Moore
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Andrew Bern, 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:
Jim Barber, ATMG, CL
Evaluator:
Dagmara Sitek
Evaluator:
Lois Margolin, DTM

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

General Evaluator:
Louis Brown, 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

Theme: Memorial Day

Word of the Day: Sacrifice

Verb or Noun: to give up, or an act of giving up, something valued for the sake of something else regarded as more important or worthy.

Examples: Working hard doesn't mean sacrificing your social life

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