Online Presenters Meeting

Monday April 15, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
 

Online Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/6082758956

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 during this time.

Informal meet and greet / technical troubleshooting time.

Self introductions

Presiding Officer gives a brief orientation and overview of the club mission. Introduces the Toastmaster of the Day

Toastmaster of the Day:
John Quick, DTM
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.

Ah Counter:
Antoinette Trim, PM1

Timer:
Jim Guld, CTM
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:
Rolando Goldman, CC

Watcher:
David F. Carr, DTM
Critiques visual presentation (body language, slides, other visuals)

Vote Counter:
Assyl Boizhanova, MS2

Chat Monitor:
Peggy Clowser, ACG, ALB
Assists the Toastmaster of the Day by monitoring the backchannel communications through the chat function of the online meetings platform

Speaker:
Dagmara Sitek, CC
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Jason Mazier, LD2
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Speaker:
Tiger Mcandie, ACG, ALB
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

Backup Speaker:

Topics Master:
Therese Quaranta, 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.

General Evaluator:
Debra Carr, ACS, ALB
General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.

Evaluator:
Lois Margolin, DTM
Evaluator:
Jim Barber, ATMG, CL
Evaluator:

General Evaluator continues with the functionary reports (the Grammarian, the Watcher, the Ah Counter, and the Chat Monitor (1 minute each)).

General Evaluator rounds out this portion of the meeting by giving an overall evaluation, 2-3 minutes. General Evaluator should aim ONLY to add any new insights, not re-evaluate speakers or repeat information covered by others.

Presiding Officer:
Jimmy Dent, DTM
Presiding officer closing remarks. Be sure to finish by 9 pm U.S. Eastern Time.

Meeting officially ends.

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Theme and Word of the Day

Theme: Distinguished

  • John just earned his DTM award, so let’s give thanks to the members of Online Presenters and demonstrate how distinguished we are in our conduct of the meeting.

Word of the Day: Distinguished, adjective

  • Definition: successful, authoritative, and commanding great respect.
  • Example: “The members of Online Presenters form a distinguished group of speakers, leaders, and volunteers.”

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