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Buddies Online Toastmasters Club – Saturday November 12, 2022

We meet every Saturday 1PM UTC in Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/591440460)

Meeting Theme:

Exemplary Leadership Model

Word of the Day:

Empower – make (someone) stronger and more confident, especially in controlling their life and claiming their rights.

‘You empower people by embracing their differences.”

“The artist continues her mission of empowering women of all different kinds to be confident in their own skin.”


President: Nicole Torres

Sergeant At Arms: Lucile Bationo

Toastmaster of the Day Begnadehi Bationo

 The Toastmaster of the Day (TMOD) opens the meeting with an inspirational message about the theme (2-3 min.), facilitates the meeting, calls on the votes for Best Speaker, provides closing remarks (1-2 min.) before transitioning back to President.

Audio, Video and Body Language Monitor Robert Xu

 The Audio, Video, and Body Language (AVBL) Monitor introduces the role when called forth by the TMOD (1 min.), and gives a observations report when called upon by the GE (1-2 min.).

Timer lucrecia abasto

 The timer is key in our meetings! Your job is to time everyone: facilitators, evaluators, and speakers! You’ll introduce your role when called forth by the TMOD (1-2 min.), and gives a observations report when called upon by the GE (1-2 min.).

Grammarian Iza Sanchez

 As Grammarian, pay close attention to the use of language (the good, the bad, and the amazing!) Also provide the Word of the Day! You’ll introduce your role when called forth by the TMOD (1-2 min.), and gives a observations report when called upon by the GE (2-3 min.).

Ah Counter Quy Nguyen

 As Ah Counter, count the number of filler words and give visibility at the end of the meeting. You’ll introduce your role when called forth by the TMOD (1 min.), and gives a observations report when called upon by the GE (1-2 min.).


12:50 PM Speaker 1 Davida Ademuyiwa
"My Communication Style" Presentation Mastery Level 2 Learning Your Style: Understanding Your Communication Style

5 – 7 minutes

Speaker 2 Maurice Warburton
"Fighters" Engaging Humor Level 3 Increasing Knowledge: Using Descriptive Language

5 – 7 minutes

Speaker 3 Open
Please use the Introduction field to express any expectations from your evaluator. Thank you for your cooperation!

(TMOD: Request Best Speaker Poll)


Topics Master Vikas Kumar Shukla, Triple-Crown x 2, PM5, EH5

 The Table Topics Master (TTM) facilitates Table Topics! You’ll have 2-3 min. to introduce Table Topics and review rules, 14 min. to run the session, and 1 min. to call the vote for Best Table Topic.

(TTM: Request Best Table Topic Speaker Poll)


General Evaluator Karen Randels

 The General Evaluator (GE) calls upon the evaluators, facilitators, and the Table Topics Evaluator to give their reports, and then provides an evaluation for the entire meeting in 3-4 min. (TM.org has a checklist for this!). Before turning back to TMOD, call the vote for Best Facilitator.

Evaluator 1 Bruce Yu
Evaluator 2 lucrecia abasto
Evaluator 3 Open

 Each evaluator is to introduce speech objectives and title when called by the TMOD to introduce the speaker.

(GE: Request Best Evaluator Poll)

Topics Evaluator Lucile Bationo

 The Table Topics Evaluator has 3-4 min. to evaluate the TTM and the impromptu speakers briefly.

(GE: Request Best Facilitator Poll)


 To change or sign up a role, Please visit the agenda on Buddies’ website.

1:05 PM End