Meeting Agenda for Aug 8th, 2012

Theme of Meeting: OLYMPIC FEVER

Word of the day: Repêchage (noun): In rowing and other sports where runners-up in the eliminating heats compete for a place in the final

Usage: “Njisane Phillips had to win the repêchage to get a spot in the final of the match sprint.”



5:29 (:05) Call to orderWelcome, Educational Topic: Brent BarryPresiding Officer
5:34 (03) Introduction to the Meeting Brent BarryToastmaster


Peter Gales – General Evaluator

TBA – Timer

Mariella Walker-Roberts – Ah Counter

Lydia Lee Chong – Grammarian

Changes to the Agenda, Meeting Theme
(07) Meeting Explanation & Introduction of Evaluation Team: 
5:44 (:15) TABLE TOPICS (1-2 min each):*Word of the Day Reminder Sandra LutchmanTable Topics Master
5:59 (:01) Timer’s Report & Best Table Topic Speaker Vote Brent Barry
  PREPARED SPEECHES*Word of the Day Reminder
6:00 (:06) Competent Communication Project #1: Icebreaker  Sawak MaharajSpeaker 1  (4-6 mins)
6:06 (:07) Competent Communicator Project #3: Matthew DevauxSpeaker 2  (5-7 mins)
6:13(:08) Competent Communicator Project #10: Elizabeth WalcottSpeaker 3 (6-8 mins)
6:21 Timer’s Report & Best Speaker’s vote Brent Barry
  EVALUATIONS  Peter GalesGeneral Evaluator
  Speech Evaluations:  
6:20(:03)    For Sawak Maharaj TBA
6:24(:03) For Matthew Devaux Maquada Williams
6:28(:03) For Elizabeth Walcott Stacey Foster
6:31(:01) Timer’s Report & Best Evaluator Vote TBA
6:32(:07) General Evaluation of Overall meeting Peter GalesGeneral Evaluator
6:39(:02) Grammarian’s Report (2mins) Lydia Lee Chong
6:41(:02) ‘Ah’ Counter’s Report (2mins) Mariella Walker-Roberts
6:43(:02) Timer’s Report (2mins) TBA
6:45 Business Matters Brent BarryPresiding Officer
0:05 Awards
Club Announcements, Guest feedback,
6:50 Closing of the meeting
Supporting Roles
Sergeant at Arms Brent Barry

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We meet every 1st and 3rd Thursday at the Chancellor Hotel, 5 St. Anns Road, St. Anns, Port-of-Spain. Our meetings start promptly at 5:29 and go till 7 to 7:15. Gated parking provided.