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2018-07-12 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2937 Minutes

Minutes for Meeting 2937, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday July 12th, 2018

Congratulations to Nekisha Tate on her theme “Traveling”

Congratulations to Kim Winborne and Damita Zweiback on belated and upcoming birthday celebrations!

Following on the heels of recently retired now civilian Mr. Forte Ward, COL Royce Edington will be retiring from the Army on July 26th.

Officers, please see new, additional Training Dates for Toastmasters Leadership Institute so we can get to 7 out of 7 officers trained!

Business:

1. TMoD for next week, July 19th is Yvonne Hay

2. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson or Elizabeth Femrite, Helmsmen, Club VP-Education:

26 Jul Andrea Clark
2 Aug Damita Zweiback
9 Aug Carl Sabath
16 Aug Kelly Craft
23 Aug Carmita Cooke
30 Aug Audrey Britton
6 Sep Randy Estrella
13 Sep Angela Vines-Crosson
20 Sep Kim Winborne
27 Sep Ricardo Cedeno

3. New officers were voted in for Jul 1 – Dec 31.

President Lillian Wilkinson
VP-Education Elizabeth Femrite
VP-Membership Kelly Craft
VP – Public Relations Randy Estrella
Secretary Angela Vines-Crosson
Treasurer – Carl Sabath
Sgt at Arms – Jerrick Alexander

The office does require 2 hours of TM Leadership institute training that is scheduled in different places in the NCR during June-August.
The term of office is 6 months, July 1 – December 31. Please sign up for training and let us know when you have taken your training:

http://district36.org/tli/ – Check for additional training in District 36

Sunday, July 15, 2018 – Time: 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Holy Cross Hospital
1500 Forest Glen Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Sponsored by District 36

Monday, July 16, 2018 – Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
RTUMC
Foundry Building, 1055 Thomas Jefferson St NW
Washington, DC 20007

Saturday, July 28, 2018 – Time: 9:00 am – 12:45 pm
US Pharmocopeia
12601 Twinbrook Pkwy
Rockville, MD 20852

Saturday, July 28, 2018 – Time: 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
US Pharmocopeia
12601 Twinbrook Pkwy
Rockville, MD 20852

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 – Time: 9:00 am – 12:45 pm
MedImmune
One MedImmune Way
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Sponsored by District 36

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 – Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
EEI
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 – Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
AARP
601 E St NW
Washington, DC 20049

https://tmd29.org/TLIinfo.html – Check for additional training in District 29

District 29 TLI
Sat, 14 Jul 2018
8am-12:15pm
James J. McCoart Administration Building
1 County Complex Ct, Woodbridge, VA 22192

District 29 TLI
Sat, 28 Jul 2018
9am-12:15pm
Strayer University, Fredericksburg
150 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 2240

District 29 TLI
Sat, 4 Aug 2018
8:00am-1pm
Verizon
22001 Loudoun County Pkwy, Ashburn, VA 20147

District 29 TLI
Thu, 9 Aug 2018
6:00pm-9:00pm
Oracle
1900 Oracle Way, Reston, VA 20190

District 29 TLI
Thu, 30 Aug 2018
6pm-9pm
Navy Federal Credit Union
820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 20180

District 18
Saturday, Aug. 5: 10 .am.-3 p.m., Bank of America, 655 Paper Mill Road, Newark, Delaware 19711
.Saturday, Aug. 12: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Blue Ridge Community Technical College, 1365 Apple Harvest Drive, Martinsburg, West Virginia
.Saturday, Aug. 26: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Coppin State University, 2500 W. North Ave., Baltimore, Maryland

District 27

Saturday July 21 10:00am-3:00pm Arlington Mill Community Ctr 909 South Dinwiddie St, Arlington, VA 22204 District 27

Saturday July 28 1:00pm-6:00pm North Beach Recreation Center 9021 Dayton Ave., North Beach, MD 20714 District 27

2. Toastmasters International Conference signup – pick and choose what you would like to attend at the following site for Convention Information for Chicago in August 22-25: toastmasters.org.

So far Audrey Britton, Angela Vines-Crosson and Herman Raybon have signed up!

3. Speaker/Role SignUp – Just a reminder to fill out the signup sheet that goes around during the meeting for roles at future meetings. Please let our VP-E Lillian Wilkinson (soon to be Elizabeth Femrite) know when you wish to give your next speech.
You can also send our VP-Education an email indicating when you want to perform a specific role or when you are on leave…try to plan ahead. This helps the TM of the Day plan for the meeting.

4. Please assist Randy Estrella, our VP-Public Relations as he works to increase our social media presence.

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Roles today were as follows:

President – Lillian Wilkinson

Sgt at Arms – Jerrick Alexander

TM of the Day – Nekisha Tate

Opening -Herman Raybon

Word of the Day – Randy Estrella – with the word AUSPICIOUS, an adjective meaning favorable, favoring success.

Grammarian – Lillian Wilkinson

Ah Counter – Randy Estrella

Timer – Randy Estrella

Ballot Counter – Damita Zweiback

Tip of the Day – Herman Raybon

Listener – Herman Raybon

Speaker 1, Renee Logan, “Let America Be America Again – by Langston Hughes”
Project 2, Advanced Communications Manual, Interpretive Reading, Objective: Interpreting Poetry
Evaluated by Carl Sabath

Table Topics Master – Kim Winborne

Table Topics Speakers – Elizabeth Femrite, Herman Raybon, Audrey Britton, Damita Zweiback, Lillian Wilkinson

Master Evaluator – Elizabeth Femrite

Closing – Herman Raybon

Best Speaker – Renee Logan!

Best Evaluator – Carl Sabath!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Damita Zweiback (and Oprah) !

__________________________________________________________________________

Reminder, you may still be on the “Hot Seat” for last minute changes. Things change often, so when you are ready to give your speech, let the TM of the Day know even if you are not scheduled. We can always fit you in! You can get credit for being Toastmaster of the Day, Evaluator, and Table Topics Master, Timer, and many of the other duties. During or immediately following the meeting, ask your fellow Toastmaster to provide a small evaluation in your leadership book.

Distinguished Club Program — The more we do as individuals, the more goals our Club achieves. If you go to Club Central and go to Distinguished Club Program (DCP) reports, you can view the latest status of the goals for Helmsmen Toastmasters Club
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412
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Happy Speaking!!
…Carl Sabath

for
Angela Vines-Crosson, Secretary

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2018-07-05 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2936 Minutes

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED
(U) Minutes for Meeting 2936, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday July 5th, 2018

Congratulations to Bert Romero with his theme, “World Cup FIFA Russia 2018!”

Welcome back, our VP-Education Elizabeth Femrite!

Officers, please see new, additional Training Dates for Toastmasters Leadership Institute so we can get to 7 out of 7 officers trained!

Business:

1. TMoD for next week, July 12th is Nekisha “Nikki” Tate

2. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson or Elizabeth Femrite, Helmsmen, Club VP-Education:

19 Jul Yvonne Hay
26 Jul Andrea Clark
2 Aug Damita Zweiback
9 Aug Carl Sabath
16 Aug Kelly Craft
23 Aug Carmita Cooke
30 Aug Audrey Britton
6 Sep Randy Estrella
13 Sep Angela Vines-Crosson
20 Sep Kim Winborne
27 Sep Ricardo Cedeno

3. New officers were voted in for Jul 1 – Dec 31.

President Lillian Wilkinson
VP-Education Elizabeth Femrite
VP-Membership Kelly Craft
VP – Public Relations Randy Estrella
Secretary Angela Vines-Crosson
Treasurer – Carl Sabath
Sgt at Arms – Jerrick Alexander

The office does require 2 hours of TM Leadership institute training that is scheduled in different places in the NCR during June-August.
The term of office is 6 months, July 1 – December 31. Please sign up for training and let us know when you have taken your training:

http://district36.org/tli/ – Check for additional training in District 36

Sunday, July 15, 2018 – Time: 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Holy Cross Hospital
1500 Forest Glen Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Sponsored by District 36

Monday, July 16, 2018 – Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
RTUMC
Foundry Building, 1055 Thomas Jefferson St NW
Washington, DC 20007

Saturday, July 28, 2018 – Time: 9:00 am – 12:45 pm
US Pharmocopeia
12601 Twinbrook Pkwy
Rockville, MD 20852

Saturday, July 28, 2018 – Time: 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
US Pharmocopeia
12601 Twinbrook Pkwy
Rockville, MD 20852

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 – Time: 9:00 am – 12:45 pm
MedImmune
One MedImmune Way
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Sponsored by District 36

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 – Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
EEI
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 – Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
AARP
601 E St NW
Washington, DC 20049

https://tmd29.org/TLIinfo.html – Check for additional training in District 29

District 29 TLI
Sat, 14 Jul 2018
8am-12:15pm
James J. McCoart Administration Building
1 County Complex Ct, Woodbridge, VA 22192

District 29 TLI
Sat, 28 Jul 2018
9am-12:15pm
Strayer University, Fredericksburg
150 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 2240

District 29 TLI
Sat, 4 Aug 2018
8:00am-1pm
Verizon
22001 Loudoun County Pkwy, Ashburn, VA 20147

District 29 TLI
Thu, 9 Aug 2018
6:00pm-9:00pm
Oracle
1900 Oracle Way, Reston, VA 20190

District 29 TLI
Thu, 30 Aug 2018
6pm-9pm
Navy Federal Credit Union
820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 20180

District 18
Saturday, Aug. 5: 10 .am.-3 p.m., Bank of America, 655 Paper Mill Road, Newark, Delaware 19711
.Saturday, Aug. 12: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Blue Ridge Community Technical College, 1365 Apple Harvest Drive, Martinsburg, West Virginia
.Saturday, Aug. 26: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Coppin State University, 2500 W. North Ave., Baltimore, Maryland

District 27

Saturday July 21 10:00am-3:00pm Arlington Mill Community Ctr 909 South Dinwiddie St, Arlington, VA 22204 District 27

Saturday July 28 1:00pm-6:00pm North Beach Recreation Center 9021 Dayton Ave., North Beach, MD 20714 District 27

2. Toastmasters International Conference signup – pick and choose what you would like to attend at the following site for Convention Information for Chicago in August 22-25: toastmasters.org.

So far Audrey Britton, Angela Vines-Crosson and Herman Raybon have signed up!

3. Speaker/Role SignUp – Just a reminder to fill out the signup sheet that goes around during the meeting for roles at future meetings. Please let our VP-E Lillian Wilkinson (soon to be Elizabeth Femrite) know when you wish to give your next speech.
You can also send our VP-Education an email indicating when you want to perform a specific role or when you are on leave…try to plan ahead. This helps the TM of the Day plan for the meeting.

4. Please assist Randy Estrella, our VP-Public Relations as he works to increase our social media presence.

————————————————————————————————————————-
Roles today were as follows:

Presiding Officer – Elizabeth Femrite, VP-E, CC, CL

TM of the Day – Bert Romero, ACB, ALB

Opening -Ricardo Cedeno

Word of the Day – Elizabeth Femrite with the word SEQUESTER, a verb meaning to set aside, separate

Grammarian – Elizabeth Femrite

Ah Counter – Elizabeth Femrite

Timer – Ricardo Cedeno

Ballot Counter – Ricardo Cedeno

Tip of the Day – Herman Raybon

Listener – Kelly Craft

Speaker 1, Herman Raybon, “Pathways Overview Part 2”

Speaker 2, Audrey Britton, “How I Put A Speech Together”
Competent Communicator, Speech 10, Objective: Inspire Your Audience
Evaluated by Kelly Craft

Table Topics Master – Andrea Clark

Table Topics Speakers Carl Sabath, Elizabeth Femrite, Kelly Craft, Ricardo Cedeno

Master Evaluator – Carl Sabath

Closing – Ricardo Cedeno

Best Speaker – Audrey Britton!

Best Evaluator – Kelly Craft!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Elizabeth Femrite!

__________________________________________________________________________

Reminder, you may still be on the “Hot Seat” for last minute changes. Things change often, so when you are ready to give your speech, let the TM of the Day know even if you are not scheduled. We can always fit you in! You can get credit for being Toastmaster of the Day, Evaluator, and Table Topics Master, Timer, and many of the other duties. During or immediately following the meeting, ask your fellow Toastmaster to provide a small evaluation in your leadership book.

Distinguished Club Program — The more we do as individuals, the more goals our Club achieves. If you go to Club Central and go to Distinguished Club Program (DCP) reports, you can view the latest status of the goals for Helmsmen Toastmasters Club
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412
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Happy Speaking!!
…Carl Sabath

for
Angela Vines-Crosson, Secretary

2018-06-28 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2935 Minutes

Minutes for Meeting 2935, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday June 28, 2018

Congratulations to Herman Raybon with his theme, “Wacky July Days!

Congratulations to our guest Area 11 Director, on her Area 11 Director Farewell Tour, Candace Bird. Thank you!

Congratulations Randy Estrella and Damita Zweiback for completing their Pathways Level 1 Awards !!!!

Congratulations Helmsmen Toastmasters for achieving the status for 2017-2018 as a President’s Distinguished Club!!!!

Business:

1. TMoD for next week, July 5th, is Bert Romero.

2. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson or Elizabeth Femrite, Helmsmen, Club VP-Education:

12 Jul Nekisha Tate
19 Jul Yvonne Hay
26 Jul TBD

3. New officers were voted in for Jul 1 – Dec 31.

President Lillian Wilkinson

VP-Education Elizabeth Femrite

VP-Membership Kelly Craft

VP – Public Relations Randy Estrella

Secretary Angela Vines-Crosson

Treasurer – Carl Sabath

Sgt at Arms – Jerrick Alexander

The office does require 2 hours of TM Leadership institute training that is scheduled in different places in the NCR during June-August.
The term of office is 6 months, July 1 – December 31. Please sign up for training and let us know when you have taken your training:

http://district36.org/tli/ – Check for additional training in District 36

https://tmd29.org/TLIinfo.html – Check for additional training in District 29

District 29 TLI
Sat, 14 Jul 2018
8am-12:15pm
James J. McCoart Administration Building
1 County Complex Ct, Woodbridge, VA 22192

District 29 TLI
Sat, 28 Jul 2018
9am-12:15pm
Strayer University, Fredericksburg
150 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 2240

District 29 TLI
Sat, 4 Aug 2018
8:00am-1pm
Verizon
22001 Loudoun County Pkwy, Ashburn, VA 20147

District 29 TLI
Thu, 9 Aug 2018
6:00pm-9:00pm
Oracle
1900 Oracle Way, Reston, VA 20190

District 29 TLI
Thu, 30 Aug 2018
6pm-9pm
Navy Federal Credit Union
820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 20180

District 18
Saturday, Aug. 5: 10 .am.-3 p.m., Bank of America, 655 Paper Mill Road, Newark, Delaware 19711
.Saturday, Aug. 12: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Blue Ridge Community Technical College, 1365 Apple Harvest Drive, Martinsburg, West Virginia
.Saturday, Aug. 26: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Coppin State University, 2500 W. North Ave., Baltimore, Maryland

District 27
Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
Ralph Waldo “Petey” Greene Community Service Center
2907 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20032
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/district-27-new-club-officer-trainingtli-petey-greene-community-center-tickets-46501096030?ref=enivtefor001&invite=MTQ0ODMyOTMvcnViZWNhcmxAdmVyaXpvbi5uZXQvMA%3D%3D&utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=inviteformalv2&utm_term=attend

2. Toastmasters International Conference signup – pick and choose what you would like to attend at the following site for Convention Information for Chicago in August 22-25: toastmasters.org.

So far Audrey Britton, Angela Vines-Crosson and Herman Raybon have signed up!

3. Speaker/Role SignUp – Just a reminder to fill out the signup sheet that goes around during the meeting for roles at future meetings. Please let our VP-E Lillian Wilkinson (soon to be Elizabeth Femrite) know when you wish to give your next speech.
You can also send our VP-Education an email indicating when you want to perform a specific role or when you are on leave…try to plan ahead. This helps the TM of the Day plan for the meeting.

4. Please assist Randy Estrella, our VP-Public Relations as he works to increase our social media presence.

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Roles today were as follows:

Presiding Officer – Lillian Wilkinson , VP-E, CC, ALB

TM of the Day – Herman Raybon, JR, DTM

Opening -Kim Winborne

Word of the Day – Lillian Wilkinson, with the word ACRIMONIOUS, an adj meaning angry or bitter usually referring to speech or debate

Grammarian – Lillian Wilkinson

Ah Counter – Lillian Wilkinson

Timer – Candace Bird

Ballot Counter – Herman Raybon

Tip of the Day – Herman Raybon

Listener – Andrea Clark

Speaker 1, Randy Estrella, “Transportation: The Future of Humvees”
Pathways, Level 2, Speech 1
Evaluated by Andrea Clark

Speaker 2, Damita Zweiback, “Your Money Leadership Style”
Pathways, Level 2, Speech 1
Evaluated by Kim Winborne

Table Topics Master – Carl Sabath

Table Topics Speakers Lillian Wilkinson Andrea Clark, Kim Winborne

Master Evaluator – Kelly Craft

Closing – Kim Winborne

Best Speaker – Damita Zweiback!

Best Evaluator – Kim Winborne and Andrea Clark!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Kim Winborne!

__________________________________________________________________________

Reminder, you may still be on the “Hot Seat” for last minute changes. Things change often, so when you are ready to give your speech, let the TM of the Day know even if you are not scheduled. We can always fit you in! You can get credit for being Toastmaster of the Day, Evaluator, and Table Topics Master, Timer, and many of the other duties. During or immediately following the meeting, ask your fellow Toastmaster to provide a small evaluation in your leadership book.

Distinguished Club Program — The more we do as individuals, the more goals our Club achieves. If you go to Club Central and go to Distinguished Club Program (DCP) reports, you can view the latest status of the goals for Helmsmen Toastmasters Club
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412
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Happy Speaking!!
…Carl Sabath

for
Elizabeth Femrite, Secretary

2018-06-21 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2934 Minutes

Minutes for Meeting 2934, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday June 21, 2018

Congratulations to Kim Winborne our Toastmaster of the Day today with the theme “Celebrate Good Times!” !

Congratulations to our guest speaker(for the 2nd time) – Renee Logan!

Business:

1. TMoD for next week, June 28th, is Ricardo Cedeno

2. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson Helmsmen, Club VP-Education:

05 Jul Bert Romero
12 Jul Nekisha Tate
19 Jul Yvonne Hay
26 Jul TBD

3. New officers needed for Jul 1 – Dec 31, as President Raybon announced — Toward the end of the email, please find a summary of officer duties.

We are looking for President, VP-Education, VP-Membership, VP-Public Relations, Secretary, Treasurer and Sgt at Arms.

The office does require 2 hours of TM Leadership institute training that is scheduled in different places in the NCR during June-August.
The term of office is 6 months, July 1 – December 31.

2. Toastmasters International Conference signup – pick and choose what you would like to attend at the following site for Convention Information for Chicago in August 22-25: toastmasters.org.

So far Audrey Britton, Angela Vines-Crosson and Herman Raybon have signed up!

3. Speaker/Role SignUp – Just a reminder to fill out the signup sheet that goes around during the meeting for roles at future meetings. Please let our VP-E Lillian Wilkinson know when you wish to give your next speech.
You can also send our VP-Education an email indicating when you want to perform a specific role or when you are on leave…try to plan ahead. This helps the TM of the Day plan for the meeting.

4. Please assist Randy Estrella, our VP-Public Relations as he works to increase our social media presence.

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Roles today were as follows:

Presiding Officer – President Herman Raybon, Jr

TM of the Day – Kim Winborne

Opening -Andrea Clark

Word of the Day – Carl Sabath with the word “FERLY”, an adjective meaning unusual, astonishing.

Grammarian – Carl Sabath

Ah Counter – Carl Sabath

Timer – Andrea Clark

Ballot Counter – Herman Raybon

Tip of the Day – Herman Raybon

Listener – Renee Logan

Speaker 1, Renee Logan: Monologue from the movie/book “Fences” by August Wilson
Speech 2, Advanced Manual, Interpretive Reading: Objective: The Monodrama
Evaluated by Lillian Wilkinson

Table Topics Master – Herman Raybon

Table Topics Speakers Renee Logan, Andrea Clark, Carl Sabath, Kim Winborne

Master Evaluator – Lillian Wilkinson

Closing – Andrea Clark

Best Speaker – Renee Logan!

Best Evaluator – Lillian Wilkinson!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Carl Sabath!

__________________________________________________________________________

Reminder, you may still be on the “Hot Seat” for last minute changes. Things change often, so when you are ready to give your speech, let the TM of the Day know even if you are not scheduled. We can always fit you in! You can get credit for being Toastmaster of the Day, Evaluator, and Table Topics Master, Timer, and many of the other duties. During or immediately following the meeting, ask your fellow Toastmaster to provide a small evaluation in your leadership book.

Distinguished Club Program — The more we do as individuals, the more goals our Club achieves. If you go to Club Central and go to Distinguished Club Program (DCP) reports, you can view the latest status of the goals for Helmsmen Toastmasters Club
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412
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All Officers
Greet Members and Guests Warmly!
Begin and End meetings on time
Get Trained AND get familiar with d27tm.org and http://www.Toastmasters.org websites and
Club Central to conduct club business
Lead by example: Give manual speeches, bring your manuals, get evaluated in your CL manual!
Lead by example. For Pathways, make sure members bring in evaluation forms.
Prepare Club Success Plan and set goals for your club and your members!
Know the Deadlines!!! And always Train Successor! Help fellow officers!!!
SAA
Set up, break down room
Greet all guests and members warmly
Responsible for all club equipment and reserving meeting location
Keep supplies inventory / replace as needed ordering on the TI website
Treasurer
Collect and PAY DUES to TI Word Headquarters by 30 September and 31 March
Responsible for all financial transactions and reporting. Know the District INCENTIVES!
Submit new members applications to TI, coordinate with VP Membership
Secretary
Maintain club member roster (this includes contact information at TI)
Keep club files, including the club charter, Constitution and addendum minutes, resolutions, and correspondence.
Ensure the Officer List is submitted online to TI soon after elections and in time so new officers can attend TLI. All
elections are held the first meeting in May for the coming July term.
VP Public Relations
Maintain a club website
Work with the VP Membership to organize membership drives throughout the year
Prepare monthly newsletter AND organize socials!!
VP Membership
Better retention: Serve as a motivator. Know the needs of the members.
Increase membership: Conduct ongoing membership programs. Know the District INCENTIVES!
Nurture relationships: Remember the value of warmly greeting and welcoming guests to meetings; introduce guest
to club officers. This helps to build relationships.
Follow-up with Guests… Invite them to join!!!
VP Education
Set up orientation/mentorship program for your new club members. Set goals soon after they join.
Organize fun and rewarding meetings. Make sure roles are filled in advance. (FreeToastHost/Easy Speak)
Develop club Success Plan with other officers knowing your members’ personal goals –
Plan Execute Follow-up Recognition
Submit Educational Awards promptly to TI on Club Central
Schedule educational sessions from the Better Speaker Series, the Successful Club Series, and the Leadership Excellence Series, Successful/Communication; Successful/Leadership series. Know the District INCENTIVES!
President
Preside over meetings, ensure VP Ed takes over when absent. Do not cancel meetings!
Motivate your team of officers to become better leaders. Constantly look for successors.
Promote educational awards and provide recognition. Ensure the club achieves DCP status.
Be the spark of the meeting. You give the tone to the meeting from the start!
Oversee the administrative operation of the club. Know the District/TM INCENTIVES!
Chair Monthly Executive committee meetings. Share DCP Club Goals with the membership.

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Happy Speaking!!
…Carl Sabath

for
Elizabeth Femrite, Secretary

2018-06-14 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2933 Minutes

U) Minutes for Meeting 2933, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday June 14, 2018

Congratulations to Lillian Wilkinson our Toastmaster of the Day today with the theme “Why Movies Are Important” !

Business:

1. TMoD for next week is Kim Winborne

2. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson Helmsmen, Club VP-Education:

28 Jun Ricardo Cedeno
05 Jul Bert Romero
12 Jul Nekisha Tate
19 Jul Yvonne Hay
26 Jul TBD

3. New officers needed for Jul 1 – Dec 31, as President Raybon announced — Toward the end of the email, please find a summary of officer duties.

We are looking for President, VP-Education, VP-Membership, VP-Public Relations, Secretary, Treasurer and Sgt at Arms.

The office does require 2 hours of TM Leadership institute training that is scheduled in different places in the NCR during June-August.
The term of office is 6 months, July 1 – December 31.

2. Toastmasters International Conference signup – pick and choose what you would like to attend at the following site for Convention Information for Chicago in August 22-25: toastmasters.org.

So far Audrey Britton, Angela Vines-Crosson and Herman Raybon have signed up!

3. Speaker/Role SignUp – Just a reminder to fill out the signup sheet that goes around during the meeting for roles at future meetings. Please let our VP-E Lillian Wilkinson know when you wish to give your next speech.
You can also send our VP-Education an email indicating when you want to perform a specific role or when you are on leave…try to plan ahead. This helps the TM of the Day plan for the meeting.

4. Please assist Randy Estrella, our VP-Public Relations as he works to increase our social media presence.

————————————————————————————————————————-
Roles today were as follows:

Presiding Officer – Carl Sabath

TM of the Day – Lillian Wilkinson

Opening -Lillian Wilkinson

Word of the Day – Ricardo Cedeno with the word “JUXTAPOSITION”, a noun meaning the fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect.
The verb is – to juxtapose.

Grammarian – Randy Estrella

Ah Counter – Kelly Craft

Timer – Randy Estrella

Ballot Counter – Angela Vines-Crosson

Tip of the Day – Lillian Wilkinson

Listener – Kelly Craft

No prepared speeches today

Table Topics Master – Lillian Wilkinson

Table Topics Speakers Ricardo Cedeno, Randy Estrella, Audrey Britton, Angela Vines-Crosson, Kelly Craft

Master Evaluator – Carl Sabath

Closing – Lillian Wilkinson

Best Speaker – None

Best Evaluator – None

Best Table Topics Speaker – Kelly Craft!

__________________________________________________________________________

Reminder, you may still be on the “Hot Seat” for last minute changes. Things change often, so when you are ready to give your speech, let the TM of the Day know even if you are not scheduled. We can always fit you in! You can get credit for being Toastmaster of the Day, Evaluator, and Table Topics Master, Timer, and many of the other duties. During or immediately following the meeting, ask your fellow Toastmaster to provide a small evaluation in your leadership book.

Distinguished Club Program — The more we do as individuals, the more goals our Club achieves. If you go to Club Central and go to Distinguished Club Program (DCP) reports, you can view the latest status of the goals for Helmsmen Toastmasters Club
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412
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All Officers
Greet Members and Guests Warmly!
Begin and End meetings on time
Get Trained AND get familiar with d27tm.org and http://www.Toastmasters.org websites and
Club Central to conduct club business
Lead by example: Give manual speeches, bring your manuals, get evaluated in your CL manual!
Lead by example. For Pathways, make sure members bring in evaluation forms.
Prepare Club Success Plan and set goals for your club and your members!
Know the Deadlines!!! And always Train Successor! Help fellow officers!!!
SAA
Set up, break down room
Greet all guests and members warmly
Responsible for all club equipment and reserving meeting location
Keep supplies inventory / replace as needed ordering on the TI website
Treasurer
Collect and PAY DUES to TI Word Headquarters by 30 September and 31 March
Responsible for all financial transactions and reporting. Know the District INCENTIVES!
Submit new members applications to TI, coordinate with VP Membership
Secretary
Maintain club member roster (this includes contact information at TI)
Keep club files, including the club charter, Constitution and addendum minutes, resolutions, and correspondence.
Ensure the Officer List is submitted online to TI soon after elections and in time so new officers can attend TLI. All
elections are held the first meeting in May for the coming July term.
VP Public Relations
Maintain a club website
Work with the VP Membership to organize membership drives throughout the year
Prepare monthly newsletter AND organize socials!!
VP Membership
Better retention: Serve as a motivator. Know the needs of the members.
Increase membership: Conduct ongoing membership programs. Know the District INCENTIVES!
Nurture relationships: Remember the value of warmly greeting and welcoming guests to meetings; introduce guest
to club officers. This helps to build relationships.
Follow-up with Guests… Invite them to join!!!
VP Education
Set up orientation/mentorship program for your new club members. Set goals soon after they join.
Organize fun and rewarding meetings. Make sure roles are filled in advance. (FreeToastHost/Easy Speak)
Develop club Success Plan with other officers knowing your members’ personal goals –
Plan Execute Follow-up Recognition
Submit Educational Awards promptly to TI on Club Central
Schedule educational sessions from the Better Speaker Series, the Successful Club Series, and the Leadership Excellence Series, Successful/Communication; Successful/Leadership series. Know the District INCENTIVES!
President
Preside over meetings, ensure VP Ed takes over when absent. Do not cancel meetings!
Motivate your team of officers to become better leaders. Constantly look for successors.
Promote educational awards and provide recognition. Ensure the club achieves DCP status.
Be the spark of the meeting. You give the tone to the meeting from the start!
Oversee the administrative operation of the club. Know the District/TM INCENTIVES!
Chair Monthly Executive committee meetings. Share DCP Club Goals with the membership.

=======================================================================
Happy Speaking!!
…Carl Sabath

for
Elizabeth Femrite, Secretary

2018-06-07 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2932 Minutes

(U) Minutes for Meeting 2931, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday May 31, 2018

Congratulations to Randy Estrella for being our Toastmaster of the Day today with the theme “Summer”

Business:

1. TMoD for next week is Lillian Wilkinson.

2. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson Helmsmen, Club VP-Education:

21 Jun Kim Winborne
28 Jun Ricardo Cedeno
05 Jul Bert Romero
12 Jul Nekisha Tate
19 Jul Yvonne Hay
26 Jul Yash Sinha

3. New officers needed for Jul 1 – Dec 31, as President Raybon announced — Toward the end of the email, please find a summary of officer duties.

We are looking for President, VP-Education, VP-Membership, VP-Public Relations, Secretary, Treasurer and Sgt at Arms.

The office does require 2 hours of TM Leadership institute training that is scheduled in different places in the NCR during June-August.
The term of office is 6 months, July 1 – December 31.

2. Toastmasters International Conference signup – pick and choose what you would like to attend at the following site for Convention Information for Chicago in August 22-25: toastmasters.org.

4. Please assist Randy Estrella, our VP-Public Relations as he works to increase our social media presence.

————————————————————————————————————————-
Roles today were as follows:

TM of the Day – Randy Estrella

Opening -Herman Raybon

Word of the Day – Jwon Wiggins

Grammarian – Kim Winborne

Ah Counter – Kim Winborne

Timer – Jwon Wiggins

Ballot Counter – Herman Raybon

Tip of the Day – Andrea Clark

Listener – Lillian Wilkinson

Speaker 1 Carmita Cooke,
Competent Communicator Manual, Speech 9, Persuade Your Audience
Evaluated by Herman Raybon

Speaker 2 Damita Zweiback
Effective Coaching, Speech 3, Level 1: Evaluation and Feedback
Evaluated by Kim Winborne

Table Topics Master – Nekisha Tate

Table Topics Speakers Kim Winborne, Lillian Wilkinson

Master Evaluator – Herman Raybon

Closing – Kelly Craft

Best Speaker – Tied, Damita Zweiback and Carmita Cooke

Best Evaluator – Kim Winborne!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Lillian Wilkinson and Kim Winborne!

Closing – Andrea Clark

__________________________________________________________________________

Reminder, you may still be on the “Hot Seat” for last minute changes. Things change often, so when you are ready to give your speech, let the TM of the Day know even if you are not scheduled. We can always fit you in! You can get credit for being Toastmaster of the Day, Evaluator, and Table Topics Master, Timer, and many of the other duties. During or immediately following the meeting, ask your fellow Toastmaster to provide a small evaluation in your leadership book.

Distinguished Club Program — The more we do as individuals, the more goals our Club achieves. If you go to Club Central and go to Distinguished Club Program (DCP) reports, you can view the latest status of the goals for Helmsmen Toastmasters Club
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412
==============================================================
All Officers
Greet Members and Guests Warmly!
Begin and End meetings on time
Get Trained AND get familiar with d27tm.org and http://www.Toastmasters.org websites and
Club Central to conduct club business
Lead by example: Give manual speeches, bring your manuals, get evaluated in your CL manual!
Lead by example. For Pathways, make sure members bring in evaluation forms.
Prepare Club Success Plan and set goals for your club and your members!
Know the Deadlines!!! And always Train Successor! Help fellow officers!!!
SAA
Set up, break down room
Greet all guests and members warmly
Responsible for all club equipment and reserving meeting location
Keep supplies inventory / replace as needed ordering on the TI website
Treasurer
Collect and PAY DUES to TI Word Headquarters by 30 September and 31 March
Responsible for all financial transactions and reporting. Know the District INCENTIVES!
Submit new members applications to TI, coordinate with VP Membership
Secretary
Maintain club member roster (this includes contact information at TI)
Keep club files, including the club charter, Constitution and addendum minutes, resolutions, and correspondence.
Ensure the Officer List is submitted online to TI soon after elections and in time so new officers can attend TLI. All
elections are held the first meeting in May for the coming July term.
VP Public Relations
Maintain a club website
Work with the VP Membership to organize membership drives throughout the year
Prepare monthly newsletter AND organize socials!!
VP Membership
Better retention: Serve as a motivator. Know the needs of the members.
Increase membership: Conduct ongoing membership programs. Know the District INCENTIVES!
Nurture relationships: Remember the value of warmly greeting and welcoming guests to meetings; introduce guest
to club officers. This helps to build relationships.
Follow-up with Guests… Invite them to join!!!
VP Education
Set up orientation/mentorship program for your new club members. Set goals soon after they join.
Organize fun and rewarding meetings. Make sure roles are filled in advance. (FreeToastHost/Easy Speak)
Develop club Success Plan with other officers knowing your members’ personal goals –
Plan Execute Follow-up Recognition
Submit Educational Awards promptly to TI on Club Central
Schedule educational sessions from the Better Speaker Series, the Successful Club Series, and the Leadership Excellence Series, Successful/Communication; Successful/Leadership series. Know the District INCENTIVES!
President
Preside over meetings, ensure VP Ed takes over when absent. Do not cancel meetings!
Motivate your team of officers to become better leaders. Constantly look for successors.
Promote educational awards and provide recognition. Ensure the club achieves DCP status.
Be the spark of the meeting. You give the tone to the meeting from the start!
Oversee the administrative operation of the club. Know the District/TM INCENTIVES!
Chair Monthly Executive committee meetings. Share DCP Club Goals with the membership.

=======================================================================
Happy Speaking!!
…Carl Sabath

for
Elizabeth Femrite, Secretary

2018-05-31 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2931 Minutes

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

(U) Minutes for Meeting 2931, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday May 31, 2018

Congratulations to Carl Sabathfor being our Toastmaster of the Day today with the theme “Summertime”

Business:

1. TMoD for next week is Randy Estrella.

2. TMOD Schedule: Please confirm with Lillian Wilkinson Helmsmen, Club VP-Education:

14 Jun Jwon Wiggins
21 Jun Kim Winborne
28 Jun Ricardo Cedeno
05 Jul Bert Romero
12 Jul Nekisha Tate
19 Jul Yvonne Hay
26 Jul Yash Sinha

3. New officers needed for Jul 1 – Dec 31, as President Raybon announced — Toward the end of the email, please find a summary of officer duties.

We are looking for President, VP-Education, VP-Membership, VP-Public Relations, Secretary, Treasurer and Sgt at Arms.

The office does require 2 hours of TM Leadership institute training that is scheduled in different places in the NCR during June-August.
The term of office is 6 months, July 1 – December 31.

2. Toastmasters International Conference signup – pick and choose what you would like to attend at the following site for Convention Information for Chicago in August 22-25: toastmasters.org.

4. Please assist Randy Estrella, our VP-Public Relations as he works to increase our social media presence.

————————————————————————————————————————-
Roles today were as follows:

TM of the Day – Carl Sabath

Opening -Kelly Craft

Word of the Day – Kelly Craft with the word ASSIDUOUS, an adjective meaning constant, persistent

Grammarian – Lillian Wilkinson

Ah Counter – Lillian Wilkinson

Timer – Yonson Compton

Ballot Counter – Lillian Wilkinson

Tip of the Day – Lillian Wilkinson

Listener – Carl Sabath

No prepared speeches today

Table Topics Master – All, Carl Sabath leading

Table Topics Speakers Herman Raybon, Yonson Compton, Lillian Wilkinson, Carl Sabath, Kelly Craft

Master Evaluator – Herman Raybon

Closing – Kelly Craft

Best Speaker – None

Best Evaluator – None

Best Table Topics Speaker – Yonson Compton!

__________________________________________________________________________

Reminder, you may still be on the “Hot Seat” for last minute changes. Things change often, so when you are ready to give your speech, let the TM of the Day know even if you are not scheduled. We can always fit you in! You can get credit for being Toastmaster of the Day, Evaluator, and Table Topics Master, Timer, and many of the other duties. During or immediately following the meeting, ask your fellow Toastmaster to provide a small evaluation in your leadership book.

Distinguished Club Program — The more we do as individuals, the more goals our Club achieves. If you go to Club Central and go to Distinguished Club Program (DCP) reports, you can view the latest status of the goals for Helmsmen Toastmasters Club
http://dashboards.toastmasters.org/ClubReport.aspx?id=00002412
==============================================================
All Officers
Greet Members and Guests Warmly!
Begin and End meetings on time
Get Trained AND get familiar with d27tm.org and http://www.Toastmasters.org websites and
Club Central to conduct club business
Lead by example: Give manual speeches, bring your manuals, get evaluated in your CL manual!
Lead by example. For Pathways, make sure members bring in evaluation forms.
Prepare Club Success Plan and set goals for your club and your members!
Know the Deadlines!!! And always Train Successor! Help fellow officers!!!
SAA
Set up, break down room
Greet all guests and members warmly
Responsible for all club equipment and reserving meeting location
Keep supplies inventory / replace as needed ordering on the TI website
Treasurer
Collect and PAY DUES to TI Word Headquarters by 30 September and 31 March
Responsible for all financial transactions and reporting. Know the District INCENTIVES!
Submit new members applications to TI, coordinate with VP Membership
Secretary
Maintain club member roster (this includes contact information at TI)
Keep club files, including the club charter, Constitution and addendum minutes, resolutions, and correspondence.
Ensure the Officer List is submitted online to TI soon after elections and in time so new officers can attend TLI. All
elections are held the first meeting in May for the coming July term.
VP Public Relations
Maintain a club website
Work with the VP Membership to organize membership drives throughout the year
Prepare monthly newsletter AND organize socials!!
VP Membership
Better retention: Serve as a motivator. Know the needs of the members.
Increase membership: Conduct ongoing membership programs. Know the District INCENTIVES!
Nurture relationships: Remember the value of warmly greeting and welcoming guests to meetings; introduce guest
to club officers. This helps to build relationships.
Follow-up with Guests… Invite them to join!!!
VP Education
Set up orientation/mentorship program for your new club members. Set goals soon after they join.
Organize fun and rewarding meetings. Make sure roles are filled in advance. (FreeToastHost/Easy Speak)
Develop club Success Plan with other officers knowing your members’ personal goals –
Plan Execute Follow-up Recognition
Submit Educational Awards promptly to TI on Club Central
Schedule educational sessions from the Better Speaker Series, the Successful Club Series, and the Leadership Excellence Series, Successful/Communication; Successful/Leadership series. Know the District INCENTIVES!
President
Preside over meetings, ensure VP Ed takes over when absent. Do not cancel meetings!
Motivate your team of officers to become better leaders. Constantly look for successors.
Promote educational awards and provide recognition. Ensure the club achieves DCP status.
Be the spark of the meeting. You give the tone to the meeting from the start!
Oversee the administrative operation of the club. Know the District/TM INCENTIVES!
Chair Monthly Executive committee meetings. Share DCP Club Goals with the membership.

=======================================================================
Happy Speaking!!
…Carl Sabath

for
Elizabeth Femrite, Secretary