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2015-06-11 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2786 Minutes

June 12, 2015

Minutes for Meeting 2786, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Thursday June 11,

Welcome esteemed guests Nancy Bell and Nekisha Tate !


Officer Elections will be next week 18 June 2015. If you are interest in
holding a position, please contact Annette
Sanks or any one of the current officers.

Description of officer positions:

–As president, you are responsible for providing the supportive club
environment members need to fulfill their self-development goals, making
sure that members benefit from the Toastmasters educational program, and
helping the club recruit new members and retain current ones.

Vice President Education
–As vice president education, you are responsible for providing and
maintaining the positive environment and the programs through which members
can learn and grow. If you do your job well, your club will have satisfied
members and will continue to grow.

Vice President Membership
–As vice president membership, you are responsible for building membership
and ensuring a strong membership base by satisfying the needs of all
members. Your efforts contribute to the success of the club.

–Vice President Public Relations
As vice president public relations, you are responsible for coordinating an
active public relations and publicity program. Your job is vital to the
growth and success of the club; your efforts help to attract new members.

As treasurer, you are responsible for keeping clear and accurate financial
records of club business and for seeing that the club remains financially

As secretary, you are responsible for keeping clear and accurate records of
club business, including membership records and correspondence with
Toastmasters International’s World Headquarters and others.

–Sergeant at Arms
As the sergeant at arms, you are responsible for maintaining club
properties, arranging the meeting room and welcoming members and guests at
each meeting.


Annette Sanks was our Presiding Officer!

Jerrick Alexander called the meeting to Order!

Jerrick Alexander was our Opener!

Lillian Wilkinson was our Toast Master of the Day with the theme “The Way of
the Shepherd”!

Trudie Root was our Wordsmith with the word of the day: “Extol”,
(verb) meaning praise

Nekisha Tate was our Grammarian!

Trudie Root was our Timer!

Patrick Massenburg was our Ah-counter!

Kim Winborne was our Listener/quiz-master!

Nancy Bell was our Ballot Counter!

Herman Raybon was our Tipster!

Herman Raybon was our Closer!

Elizabeth Femrite was our Table Topics Master!

Carl Sabath was our Master Evaluator!

Congratulate Jerrick Alexander, Speaker 1, with his speech “The Blind
Needing the Blind”,
Advanced Communication Manual, Speaking to Inform, #3 The Demonstration
Talk; Evaluated by Annika L’Ecuyer

Congratulate Carmita Cooke, Speaker 2, with her speech “Emma V”,
Competent Communication Manual, #4 How to Say It; Evaluated by Forte Ward

Congratulate Table Topic Speakers: Kim Winborne, Nekisha Tate, and Patrick

Best Speaker was Carmita Cooke!!

Best Evaluator was Forte Ward!!

Best Table Topics speaker was Patrick Massenburg!!


Remember that you can always 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

Happy Speaking! We are Toastmasters!

Trudie Root
Club Secretary


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