Online Presenters Meeting

Monday February 7, 2022 7:45 PM EST to 9:00 PM EST

If you have a password, 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:

Theme and Word of the Day

This day in 1964 began The British Invasion when the Beatles landed in NYC 1964. 2 days later the performance of the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show watched by 73 million viewers. The word of the day (WOD) is “Yesterday”

Member Inductions Ceremony

Toastmaster of the Day David F. Carr, DTM
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Tip of the Day Angela Heath, VC2
3-5 minutes for a tip about tech, technique, or leadership.
Timer Donna Knight, EC2

For the purpose of voting, please see Timer’s Notes below on expected duration of the different speeches

Ah Counter Lukas Calafell, IP5
Grammarian Lukas Calafell, IP5
Watcher Open
Chat Monitor Open
Vote Counter Angela Heath, VC2
Speaker 1 Open
Speaker 2 Rosena Duncanson, VC2
"Wellness Retreat" Visionary Communication Level 3 Increasing Knowledge: Develop a Communication Plan (evaluation form)
5 – 7 minutes

Introduction: Every wanted to just get away and relax?  Rosena will discuss as part of her project components of the communication plan she intends to implement if she had such a location such as “The Wellness Retreat”

Speaker 3 Andriy Smolenko, CC
"Fortune favours the brave" Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge: Make Connections Through Networking (evaluation form)
5 – 7 minutes

Introduction:   There are times when networking may help your business grow. There are times when building relations with strangers may be a waste of your time. In his speech Andriy Smolenko will share some lessons he learned after attending his networking event number 24.

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

Prospective Member Speeches

Topics Master Marianne Grady, EC4
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

General Evaluator APRIL ELIZEE
General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
Evaluator 1 Jim Barber, PM1
Evaluator 2 Calvin Dorsey, DTM
Evaluator 3 Open
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

Timer’s Notes

  • Only Prepared Speeches with duration of more than four (4) minutes 30 seconds or less than seven (7) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Table Topics speeches with duration of more than one (1) minute or less than two (2) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.
  • Only Evaluation Speeches of more than one (1) minute 30 seconds or less than three (3) minutes 30 seconds are eligible for voting.

Timing will begin with the contestant’s first definite verbal or nonverbal communication with the audience. This usually will be the first word uttered by the contestant, but would include any other communication such as sound effects, a staged act by another person, etc.

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