Online Presenters Meeting

Monday January 15, 2018 7:30 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST
 

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:
Krishn Ramchurn, EC
Timer:
Graham Cairns, 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:
Andrew Bern, DTM
Watcher:
Jim Dent, DTM
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)
Vote Counter:
David F. Carr, DTM
Chat Monitor:
Scott Johnston, DTM
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform
Speaker:
John Quick, SR4, ACS, ALB
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Aaron Leung (guest)
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Norman Dowe, PM1, ACG, ALB
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:
Adrienne Williams, ACS, ALB
Topics Master:
Govindarajan Murali, 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:
Adrienne Williams, ACS, ALB
Evaluator:
Lois Margolin, 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:
Debra Carr, ACS, ALB
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: Martin Luther King Day

Words of the Day:

Civil Disobedience - the refusal to obey certain laws or governmental demands for the purpose of influencing legislation or government policy, characterized by the employment of such nonviolent techniques as boycotting, picketing, and nonpayment of taxes.

 

 

 

 

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