Online Presenters Meeting

Monday December 7, 2020 7:15 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).

Members can find the online meetings details here (password protected).

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:

Toastmaster of the Day Andriy Smolenko, CC
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Timer Lukas Calafell, IP5, SR2
Ah Counter Ginette François, DTM
Grammarian Sarra Idehen, MS5
Watcher Monica Tucker, DTM
Chat Monitor Natatia Vanellison, DTM
Vote Counter Elizanne Warren-Russell, LD3
Speaker 1 Brian David Crawford, DTM
"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" INTERPRETIVE READING: 1. Read A Story (evaluation form)
8 to 10 minutes

Introduction: Every year BDC reads how the Grinch Stole Christmas. Can he do it in only 10 minutes?

Speaker 2 Lieceng Zhu, CC
"A few little things about Covid 19" Presentation Mastery Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Researching and Presenting (evaluation form)
5 – 7 minutes

Introduction: To stay safe, we need to pay attention to those little things in our daily life.

Speaker 3 Rosena Duncanson, VC1
"Women in The Mirror" Presentation Mastery Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Evaluation and Feedback – First Speech (evaluation form)
5-7 minutes
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

Topics Master Saikishore Raju, ACG, ALB
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

General Evaluator Marianne Grady, EC1
General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
Evaluator 1 Roxanne Hosein, PM2
Evaluator 2 Louis Brown, 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

Theme and Word of the Day

Theme of the meeting: “Christmas crackers”. Word of the meeting: “Cracker” – a person or thing that is very good or has a special exciting quality: She’s written five books, and every one is a cracker.

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