Online Presenters Meeting

Monday January 20, 2020 7:15 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Online Meeting Link

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.

Members and guests are encouraged to sign in anytime after 7:15 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. The meeting will officially starts at 7:45 pm.

Online Evaluation Forms can be found here:

Self introductions / informal meet and greet / technical troubleshooting time

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.

Assyl Boizhanova, DTM

Ah Counter:
Monica Tucker, DTM

Swati McHale

David F. Carr, DTM

Chat Monitor:
Tricia Smith

Vote Counter:
Nik Lakhani, MS5 PM3 VC3 EH1

Antoinette Trim, PM2
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Louis Brown, DTM
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Norman Dowe, ACG, ALB, PM5, VC2
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.
Backup Speaker:

Toastmaster asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Speaker of the Day

Topics Master:
Elaine Nieberding, DL4
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. Priority toward members not performing any roles.

Topics Master asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Topics Speaker of the Day

General Evaluator:
Tiger Mcandie, ACG, ALB
General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.

Andrew Bern, DTM
Jim Barber, ATMG, CL
Graham Cairns, DTM

General Evaluator asks for the Timer’s Report & vote for the Best Evaluator of the Day

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.

General Evaluator asks Vote Counter to reveal the winners of the meeting

President/Presiding Officer closing remarks. Be sure to wrap up meeting by 9 pm

Meeting officially ends.

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Theme and Word of the Day

Theme: Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year (or Lunar New Year) is the Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. The first day of Chinese New Year begins on the new moon that appears between 21 January and 20 February. In 2020, the first day of the Chinese New Year will be on Saturday, 25 January, initiating the Year of the Rat.

Word of the Day: Prosperity

Prosperity, noun, a successful, flourishing, or thriving condition, especially in financial respects; good fortune.

Example: “May the limited edition McDonald’s Prosperity Burger bring you good health and prosperity in the new year.”

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