Toastmasters Meeting

Friday March 20, 2020 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM

Meetings will be conducted 100% online until further notice. Our regular meeting place is closed because of public health concerns. Join us at

Try to join at least 15 minutes ahead of the scheduled start time to make sure you can get things working.

Melissa Palhano

President/Presiding Officer leads self-introductions; introduces the Toastmaster

Educational Minute – VPE or designee tells us something we don’t know

Toastmaster of the Day:
Nardia Aldridge, LD3
Ah Counter:
Michael Christie, CC
David F. Carr, DTM
Vote Counter:
Deborah Pinnock, LD1
Body Language Monitor:
Tricia Jervis
Tamra Smart
Topics Master:
Annie Ayoun-Chee
Bhagawati P Parmar, CC

5-minute break

Dr. Janice Brooks, PM3
Jose Perales, DL1
Marc Samet, CC, CL
Backup Speaker:
General Evaluator:
Edgar Macero
Asks 1-minute reports from Grammarian, Body Language Monitor (best gestures ribbon). Gives overall evaluation of the meeting.
Diane Diamantis, CC, ALB
Tyler Justin Storer, MS2
Bruce Goldfarb, CC, CL

Toastmaster of the Day gives out the awards. President closes out the meeting.

Theme and Word of the Day

Theme: Adaptability

Abbreviate (verb) to make briefer; especially : to reduce (a word or name) to a shorter form intended to stand for the whole

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