Online Presenters Meeting

Monday January 29, 2018 7:30 PM to 10:31 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:
Lois Margolin, DTM
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.

Ah Counter:
Jim Barber, ATMG, CL

Timer:
Monica Tucker, 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:
Krishn Ramchurn, DTM

Watcher:
Mike Walsh
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)

Vote Counter:
Member not found

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:
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Andrew Bern, DTM
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Member not found
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

Backup Speaker:
Roger Fung, DTM

Topics Master:
Open
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:
Member not found
Evaluator:
Carol Prahinski, DTM
Evaluator:
Roger Fung, DTM

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

General Evaluator:
Member not found
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:  Happy Curmudgeons Day

cur·mudg·eon:

NOUN
curmudgeons (plural noun) a bad-tempered or surly person.

 

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