Online Presenters Meeting

Monday May 30, 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

Word of the day – REINVOGARATE (Gives new strength/energy to something).

We are hoping that with the recent transformation of the Toastmasters’ website, that it will reinvogarate members to explore all the added features.

Member Inductions Ceremony

Toastmaster of the Day David F. Carr, DTM
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Tip of the Day David F. Carr, DTM
3-5 minutes for a tip about tech, technique, or leadership.
Timer Joni (guest)

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

Ah Counter Donna Knight, EC2
Grammarian Antoinette Trim, EH5
Watcher Marty Sandler, ATMS
Chat Monitor Daniel (guest)
Vote Counter Andrew Bern, DTM
Speaker 1 Lieceng Zhu, CC
"To bee" Engaging Humor Level 2 Learning Your Style (evaluation form)
Speaker 2 Toru Maruyama, DTM
"An introduction to the Toastmasters" Motivational Strategies Level 4 Building Skills: Public Relations Strategies (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Introduction: I will demonstrate an introductory speech to the Toastmasters for Google Japan, which I did last month. 

Speaker 3 Kim Leaming
"Introducing Blondini, The Magician" Engaging Humor Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Ice Breaker (evaluation form)

4 – 6 minutes

Introduction: This is Kim’s second speech at Online Presenter Toastmasters after her initial Ice Breaker Prospective Member speech.  She is starting her journey on the Engaging Humor Pathway.  This is the first speech from this pathway – Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals.

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 Jim Barber, PM1
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 Graham Cairns, DTM
Evaluator 2 Adrienne Williams
Evaluator 3 Carolina Ramírez, SR5
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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