Online Presenters Toastmasters – Monday August 17, 2020

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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:

7:15 PM  Self introductions / informal meet and greet / technical troubleshooting time

7:40 PM  Presiding Officer gives a brief orientation and overview of the club mission. Introduces the Toastmaster of the Day

7:45 PM  Toastmaster of the Day Krishn Ramchurn, DTM
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Timer Donna Knight
Ah Counter Nkenge Warren-Swan, DTM
Grammarian Monica Tucker, DTM
Watcher Latosha Henderson
Chat Monitor Open
Vote Counter Tiger Mcandie, ACG, ALB
7:53 PM  Speaker 1 Tricia Smith

Presentation Mastery Level 2 Learning Your Style: Understanding Your Communication Style
 Green: 5  Yellow: 6  Red: 7


In the many roles I have as an Online Full Time Lead Faculty Member and Instructor, I use multiple methods of communication with faculty. Different methods of Communication styles can used to get desired results. I’m going to discuss my communication styles I use as a Faculty Coach, how and why these styles are used.


Speaker 2 Antoinette Trim, MS5

"The matriarch in my life " Engaging Humor Level 3 Increasing Knowledge: Deliver Social Speeches – First Speech
 Green: 5  Yellow: 6  Red: 7


My mom – A woman of substance, a women of strength, a teacher, a provider, a disciplinarian.  There are so many adjectives I can use to describe my mom – Elsie, it will take me longer than a 5 – 7 minutes speech.  

Speaker 3 Elaine Nieberding, DL5

"The PRide and PResence of Online Presenters" Visionary Communication Level 3 Increasing Knowledge: Develop a Communication Plan
 Green: 5  Yellow: 6  Red: 7


Our third speaker is Elaine Nieberding, with her Visionary Communication Level 3 project —  “Developing a Communication Plan”.  What’ll it take to create a dynamic and helpful PR messaging approach  (internal and external) for Online Presenters this new club year?  Elaine just completed her tenure as VP of Membership in this club.  Reflections on this experience have her knowing – a foundation for PR success will be creating a collaborative team of assistants and contributors.  It’s the Foundation – for the Communications Plan – amping up the PRide and PResence of Online Presenters.

Backup Speaker 1 Open
As a rule, we should have no more than one speech longer than 5-7 minutes.

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

8:20 PM  Topics Master Open
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. Priority toward members not performing any roles.
Each Table Topics Speaker  Green: 1  Yellow: 1:30  Red: 2

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

Member Inductions and Prospective Member Speeches

New Member Inductions: Amelia Woode and Lukas Calafell

Prospective Member Speech: Anderson Van

8:32 PM  The Vice President of Membership leads this part of the meeting, which includes time for introducing new members and for speeches by prospective members. A prospective member who does not meet our default requirement for Toastmasters experience (more than 6 Toastmasters speeches) has the option of making a 3-5 minute speech about why that requirement should be waived.

8:37 PM  General Evaluator Marianne Grady, CC, ALB
General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
Evaluator 1 Graham Cairns, DTM
Evaluator 2 Richard Durling, DTM
Evaluator 3 Lois Margolin, DTM
Each evaluator  Green: 2  Yellow: 2:30  Red: 3

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

8:57 PM  President/Presiding Officer closing remarks. Be sure to wrap up meeting by 9 pm

8:59 PM   Meeting officially ends.

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Theme and Word of the Day

Theme of the Day: Humans Working with Humans

Word of the Day: EMOTE

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Club Mission: We provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.

Specialty: Online Presenters focuses on the development of online speaking and presentation skills for those interested in conducting better webinars or online meetings.


Nik Lakhani, ACB ALB and Pathways MS5, PM4, VC4, EH4
VP of Education
Krishn Ramchurn, DTM
VP Membership
Louis Brown, DTM
VP Public Relations
Elaine Nieberding, DL5
Emily Thompson, VC, DL, PI, EH
David F. Carr, DTM
Sgt. at Arms
Assyl Boizhanova, DTM
Immediate Past President
Lois Margolin, DTM