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Buddies Online Toastmasters Club – Saturday April 13, 2024

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

Meeting Theme: Patience


Word of the Day: Compassion


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.

Timer Amy Xiang (guest)

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.).


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.).

12:50 to 12:58 PM
Speaker Patrick Guilfoyle, DTM
Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise – Reflect on Your Path
10 – 12 minutes
Patrick B.U.S.
Speaker 2 Valeriy Savinov
Team Collaboration Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals – Evaluation and Feedback – Second Speech
5-7 minutes
Do we have time to appreciate the beauty in everyday life
Speaker 3 To Be Announced
5 – 7 minutes
Take Your Toastmasters Skills to Work (April Toastmasters Magazine Article)

Speakers have reserved 19 minutes out of 7 planned

Backup Speaker Marjorie Longcore

(TMOD: Request Best Speaker Poll)

Topics Master Mary Kosovich

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 Daniel Sun

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. ( has a checklist for this!). Before turning back to TMOD, call the vote for Best Facilitator.

Evaluator Daniel Sun
Evaluator 2 Round Robin (guest)
Evaluator 3 Not Available

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

Backup Evaluator

(GE: Request Best Evaluator Poll)

Topics Evaluator Bruce Yu

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.