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Buddies Online Toastmasters Club – Saturday September 9, 2023

We meet every Saturday 1PM UTC in Zoom. Guests: to join our meeting, please email buddiestmi@gmail.com for meeting room information.

Meeting Theme: Never Forget!!

On September 11th, 2001, the world was changed forever as 2,977 were killed in the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, and  American Airlines Flight 11, United Airlines Flight 175, American Airlines Flight 77 and United Airlines Flight 77. 

Freedom is never free! Let us never forget.

Word of the Day: Courage

Courage: as in bravery: strength of mind to carry on in spite of danger. 

Example: First responders on 911 displayed immense courage under such life-threatening situations.


President: Patrick M. Guilfoyle

Sergeant At Arms: Paivi S. Kero

Toastmaster of the Day Patrick Guilfoyle, DTM

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

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 paivi kero

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

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 Lucile Bationo

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 to 12:58 PM
Speaker Ibrahim Savadogo
Speaker 2 Kannan Sankara, DTM
Motivational Strategies Level 3 Increasing Knowledge – Inspire Your Audience
5 – 7 minutes
Evaluation – Some tips
Speaker 3 John Kertesz
Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals – Writing a Speech with Purpose
5 – 7 minutes
PBJs in Iraq

Speakers have reserved 21 minutes out of 7 planned

Backup Speaker

(TMOD: Request Best Speaker Poll)


Topics Master Hodan Hilmi

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

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 Lucile Bationo
Evaluator 2
Evaluator 3 Bruce Yu

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

Backup Evaluator

(GE: Request Best Evaluator Poll)

Topics Evaluator

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 onĀ Buddies’ website.