Weekly Meeting Speakathon

Monday August 8, 2022 7:45 PM EDT to 9:15 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: https://op.toastmost.org/eval-forms

Theme and Word of the Day

Toastmaster of the Day Tricia Smith, PM5
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Tip of the Day David F. Carr, DTM
3-5 minutes for a tech or leadership tip
Timer David F. Carr, DTM

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

Vote Counter Donna Knight, EC2
Speaker 1 Pamela Benjamin, DTM
"Fitness App Trends" Strategic Relationships Level 3 Increasing Knowledge: Creating Effective Visual Aids (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Speaker 2 Open
Speaker 3 Joni-Renee Laidlaw
"I’m Mad at Disney" Presentation Mastery Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals: Introduction to Vocal Variety and Body Language – Emphasis on Vocal Variety (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Speaker 4 Open
Speaker 5 Graham Cairns, DTM
"What we learn from the Toastmasters committee process" Presentation Mastery Level 4 Building Skills: Managing a Difficult Audience (evaluation form)

10 – 15 minutes

Speaker 6 Open
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 Marianne Grady, EC4
Each Table Topics Speaker green Green: 1 yellow Yellow: 1:30 red Red: 2
General Evaluator Kim Leaming
General Evaluator leads the evaluation portion of the meeting, starting with the prepared speech evaluations.
Evaluator 1 Carl Walsh, VC2
Evaluator 2 Open
Evaluator 3 Angela Heath, VC2
Evaluator 4 Carolina Ramírez, SR5
Evaluator 5 Open
Evaluator 6 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 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

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