Toastmasters Meeting

Friday May 12, 2017 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Greeter David F. Carr, DTM
Invocation Lorraine Campbell, DTM
Toastmaster of the Day Andrew Bern, DTM
Introduces supporting roles. Leads the meeting.
Ah Counter Marc Samet, CC, CL
Timer Member not found
Vote Counter Todd Lesk
Body Language Monitor Nardia Aldridge, DTM
Videographer Member not found
Grammarian Member not found
Leads word of the day contest.
Topics Master Member not found
Each Table Topics Speaker green Green: 1 yellow Yellow: 1:30 red Red: 2
Humorist Member not found
Speaker 1 Member not found
COMPETENT COMMUNICATION: 7. Research Your Topic (evaluation form)
Speaker 2 Member not found
"Make your dreams a reality" COMPETENT COMMUNICATION: 4. How to Say It (evaluation form)
Speaker 3 Member not found
"A Visit to Jurong Frog Farm" HUMOROUSLY SPEAKING: 1. Warm Up Your Audience (evaluation form)
Backup Speaker Member not found
General Evaluator Member not found
Explains the importance of evaluations. Introduces Evaluators. Asks for Grammarian's report (1 minute). Asks for Body Language Monitor's report (1 minute, plus awarding of Best Gestures Ribbon). Gives overall evaluation of the meeting.
Evaluator 1 Member not found
Evaluator 2 Member not found
Evaluator 3 David F. Carr, DTM
Each evaluator green Green: 2 yellow Yellow: 2:30 red Red: 3

Theme/Words

Theme of the day: Vocabulary

gesticulate [je-stik-yuh-leyt]

verb (used without object), gesticulated, gesticulating.

1. to make or use gestures, especially in an animated or excited mannerwith or instead of speech.

2. to express by gesturing.

obfuscate [ob-fuh-skeyt, ob-fuhs-keyt]

verb (used with object), obfuscated, obfuscating.

1. to confuse, bewilder, or stupefy.

2. to make obscure or unclear:

3. to darken.