Online Presenters Meeting

Monday July 23, 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:
Andrew Bern, DTM
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter:
Timer:
Elaine Nieberding
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:
Dagmara Sitek
Watcher:
Rachel Brueggen, ACB, ALB
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter:
Debra Carr, ACS, ALB
Chat Monitor:
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:
Rod Moore
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Sunny Fridge, ALB, ACB
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Topics Master:
Louis Brown, 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:
Lois Margolin, DTM
Evaluator:
Graham Cairns, DTM
Evaluator:
Monica Tucker, DTM

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

General Evaluator:
Jim Barber, ATMG, CL
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

Our theme for this meeting is National Vanilla Ice Cream Day!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM!! As part of National Ice Cream Month and not too far behind National Ice Cream Day, National Vanilla Ice Cream Day honors one of the most popular of the ice cream flavors.

In North America, the most common use of vanilla flavoring is for ice cream and many people consider vanilla to be the ‘default’ flavor.

The Word of the Day is Haphazard.

adjective | hap-HAZZ-erd

Definition: marked by lack of plan, order, or direction.

Source: Merriam-Webster

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