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Buddies Online Toastmasters Club – Saturday June 1, 2024

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

Meeting Theme:

Big Dreams

Word of the Day:

Visualization: the formation of a mental image of something

President: Patrick M. Guilfoyle

Sergeant At Arms: Paivi S. Kero

Toastmaster of the Day Vivek Dixit

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 Nick (Guest) (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.).

Grammarian Daniel Sun

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 1 Päivi Kero
Presentation Mastery Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals – Ice Breaker
4 – 6 minutes
Finland – land of thousands of lakes
Speaker 2 Patrick Guilfoyle, DTM
Engaging Humor Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise – Leading in Your Volunteer Organization
5 – 7 minutes
Answering the Call: My Experience as Area Director
Speaker 3 Amy Xiang

Speakers have reserved 20 minutes out of 7 planned

Backup Speaker Mahfuzur Rahman

(TMOD: Request Best Speaker Poll)

Topics Master Bruce Yu

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 Hodan Hilmi

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 1 Valeriy Savinov
Evaluator 2 Mahfuzur Rahman
Evaluator 3 Daniel Sun

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

Backup Evaluator Mahfuzur Rahman

(GE: Request Best Evaluator Poll)

Topics Evaluator Hodan Hilmi

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.