Toastmasters Meeting

Friday May 22, 2020 7:00 AM

Meetings will be conducted 100% online until further notice. Our regular meeting place is closed because of public health concerns. Guests should register by filling out the form at the bottom of this page to get the online meeting link.

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

Invocation Nardia Aldridge, DTM
Toastmaster of the Day Michael Christie, CC, CL
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Body Language Monitor Bruce Goldfarb, ACB, CL
Grammarian Deborah Pinnock, SR1
Chat Monitor Nardia Aldridge, DTM
Topics Master David F. Carr, DTM
Each Table Topics Speaker green Green: 1 yellow Yellow: 1:30 red Red: 2
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Speaker 1 Edgar Macero, VC3
"The Unlikely Leader" Visionary Communication Level 2 Learning Your Style: Understanding Your Leadership Style (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Speaker 2 Tamra Smart, DL1
Select Manual/Path (evaluation form)
Speaker 3 Andrew Bern, DTM
"Lessons Learned" Visionary Communication Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise: Leading in Your Volunteer Organization (evaluation form)

5 – 7 minutes

Backup Speaker Open
General Evaluator Bruce Pockey, DTM
Asks 1-minute reports from Grammarian, Body Language Monitor (best gestures ribbon). Gives overall evaluation of the meeting.
Evaluator 1 Jose Perales, DL LD1
Evaluator 2 Marc Samet, CC, CL
Evaluator 3 Mike Caserta, IP4
Each evaluator green Green: 2 yellow Yellow: 2:30 red Red: 3

Theme and Words of the Day

Theme: Facts are stubborn things

Word of the Day:

Refractory: (adj) resisting control or authority: stubborn, unmanageable

Full quote:

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams, 2nd President of the United States

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