Online Presenters Toastmasters – Monday March 8, 2021


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 before 7:35 pm U.S. Eastern Time, to submit their names as participants in the event (all members in attendance will be participating).

An informal meet and greet will run as from 7.15pm EST, to allow time for any technical troubleshooting. We also do self introductions during this time. The meeting will officially start at 7:45 pm.

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

7:45 PM  Sergeant at Arms opens the meeting, sets the protocols and hands over to the President/Presiding Officer

7:47 PM  Presiding Officer gives a brief orientation and overview of the club mission. Introduces the Toastmaster of the Day

7:49 PM  Improv Master introduces the Day at the Improv, explains how the event will run, and sets the protocols.

7:54 PM  Chat Monitor confirms names of participants, to ensure that all members in attendance are considered in the Improv groups. Groups are randomized.

7:56 PM  Improv Master runs a demo improv segment, to showcase what is expected from participants.

7:59 PM  The Fun Starts – Audience Participation

Improv Master Lois Margolin, DTM
Timer Elizanne Warren-Russell

Timing details will be shared at start of the meeting.

Zoom Master 1 Open
Zoom Master 2 Open

Zoom Masters will be responsible for muting and spotlighting of participants

Chat Monitor Krishn Ramchurn, DTM

Prospective Member Speeches

8:49 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.

Member Inductions Ceremony

8:54 PM  President/Presiding Officer closing remarks. Be sure to wrap up meeting by 9 pm

8:56 PM   Meeting officially ends.

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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, DTM
VP of Education
Krishn Ramchurn, DTM
VP Membership
Louis Brown, DTM
VP Public Relations
Elaine Nieberding, VC1
Emily Thompson, EH5
David F. Carr, DTM
Sgt. at Arms
Andriy Smolenko, CC
Immediate Past President
Lois Margolin, DTM