Toastmasters Meeting

Tuesday January 1, 2019 7:45 PM EST

Meeting Theme


Sergeant At Arms:
Tricia Grow, ALB, ACS, L2 IP & L3 LD
Open up the meeting, welcome guests….Play welcome video…Introduce President.

Aaron Leung, ACG, ALB, IP5, VC5, PM5, DL5, PWMENTORPGM
Conducts Introduction

Toastmaster of the Day:
Nik Lakhani, CC ALB Pathways MS2 PM3
Introduces Theme and Roles

Inspiration – Read or share an inspiration quote to jump start the meeting in just 30 seconds…:
William Thomas, ACG, ALB

Ah Counter:
Aaron Leung, ACG, ALB, IP5, VC5, PM5, DL5, PWMENTORPGM
Introduce role

Darryn Wong
Introduce role and Word of the Day

Body Language Monitor:
Introduce role

Chat Monitor:
Introduce role

Introduce role

Isabel Kadoorie
Kannan Sankara, DTM
Sunny Fridge, ACG, ALB

Backup Speaker:
Nik Lakhani, CC ALB Pathways MS2 PM3

Topics Master:
Min Liu

General Evaluator:
Introduce role and ask for reports

Matthew Smidl
William Thomas, ACG, ALB
Tricia Grow, ALB, ACS, L2 IP & L3 LD

Ah Counter – Report

Grammarian – Report

Body Language Monitor – Report

Chat Monitor – Report

Timer – Report

General Evaluator – Report

Toastmaster – Close Meeting

President – Votes, Guest Comments and Winners


Planned Absences – Only displayed for logged in members of this site

Glossary of Roles and Responsibilities


Conducts introductions and welcomes guests and members

Toastmaster of the Day

Toastmaster describes the three parts of our meeting: Speaking (prepared speeches); Thinking (table topics); and, Listening (evaluations)


30 seconds to share an inspirational quote to jump-start the meeting

Ah Counter

Keeps track of our “ah’s”, “um’s”, “you know”, “so’s”, “double clutches” and “double starts” during the meeting


Brings a Word of the Day (WOTD) to the meeting. Encourages us to use the WOTD in all speeches, topics and evaluations, and other parts of the meeting. Also listens for use of grammar and word usage during the meeting, good and bad. When introducing the role, you may SHARE your screen, and show a BIG FONT with your word in a document with examples.

Body Language Monitor

Watches all members use of body language during ALL segments of the meeting as well as the lighting, backgrounds and backdrops visible on screen.

Chat Monitor

Follows the chat window during all segments of the meeting.  Notes any questions a guest might put in the chat or other chat discussion.


Keeps track of time in ALL segments of the meeting.  At certain points will explain specific times allowed for speeches, table topics, etc.

Topics Master

Runs the Table Topics segment which help us think on our feet with impromptu speaking.  Topics Master will pick 1-5 attendees to answer a question within the allotted time.


Delivers a prepared speech from the Traditional Education Program or Pathways

Backup Speaker

Backup speaker is promoted to Speaker if one of the original speakers cannot take part for any reason.

General Evaluator

Asks speech evaluators to deliver their reports. 

Asks for reports from Ah Counter, Grammarian, Chat Monitor, Body Language Monitor and Timer.

Then delivers a General Evaluator’s report on everything that has not already been evaluated.

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