Online Presenters Meeting

Monday May 2, 2022 7:45 PM EDT to 9:00 PM EDT

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

Workers’ day: What do you celebrate?

Member Inductions Ceremony

Toastmaster of the Day Carolina Ramírez, SR5
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Tip of the Day Debra Carr, ACS, ALB
3-5 minutes for a tip about tech, technique, or leadership.
Timer David F. Carr, DTM

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

Ah Counter Pamela Benjamin, DTM
Grammarian Louis Brown, DTM
Watcher Adrienne Williams
Chat Monitor Debra Carr, ACS, ALB
Vote Counter Open
Speaker 1 Adrienne Williams
"Counseling vs Coaching" Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Ice Breaker (evaluation form)

4 – 6 minutes

Introduction: Adrienne is a real estate broker with over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry.  She is a past Corportate Controller, and is working towards certification as Counselor.

Speaker 2 Andriy Smolenko, CC
"Shoelaces" Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge: Know Your Sense of Humor (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Introduction: One of the most difficult things I have ever done is to teach my 14-teen years old daughter to tighten her shoelaces!

Speaker 3 Graham Cairns, DTM
"Eating on a cruise ship" Presentation Mastery Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Writing a Speech with Purpose (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Introduction: In this Presentation Mastery path, Graham Cairns is practicing the skills of professional speaking on board cruise ships. Today, his project is to ‘write a speech with purpose’ – and the purpose is to inform and entertain cruise ship passengers on one of their favourite activities – eating!

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 Angela Heath, VC2
Leads the Table Topics impromptu speaking section of the meeting. Priority toward members not performing any roles.
Each Table Topics Speaker green Green: 1 yellow Yellow: 1:30 red Red: 2

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

General Evaluator Sarra Idehen, DTM
General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
Evaluator 1 Richard Durling, DTM
Evaluator 2 Marianne Grady, EC4
Evaluator 3 Open
Each evaluator green Green: 2 yellow Yellow: 2:30 red 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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