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2015-10-29 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2806 Minutes

October 29, 2015

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412, Meeting 2806, Oct 29, 2015 Minutes

Please welcome Divisionn A Director, Wes Padilla and our first timer, Janet
Yamanake, to the meeting.

Please congratulate Kim Winborne of tackling the role of Toastmaster of the
Day for the first time with the theme “Friend or Foe.”


1. Meeting 2807 TM of the Day is Travis Herbranson for Thursday, 5
November 2015, 7:30am, PLCC. Contact Travis to fill a role.

2. District 27 Conference to be held Saturday, November 14, in Rosslyn, at
Top of the Towers, 1400 N 14th St, Rosslyn. go to and
for event and ticket information. See 6 great table topics speakers
compete at the Table Topics contest and 6 more great speakers compete at
the Humorous Speech contest. District 27 will present the Communication
and Leadership Award to Dr. Willie Jolley (#1 Rated Motivational &
Inspirational Speaker). Additionally, our very own Herman Raybon will be
awarded Distinguished Toastmaster! There will be other expert presentations
on various topics of interest to toastmasters and great networking

3. Please schedule your speeches and other major roles and see how you can
make your goals. Be that Big Time Player! — work on the next speech,
the next leadership role you need to complete your next goal! Tell our VP-
E when you will give your next speech or take on your next leadership role
OR, go into and assign yourself. If you don’t
have your easy-speak credentials, let us know!

4. Think about being a leader for the club for the January – June 2016
semester. Toastmasters Leadership Institute training will be held in
January 2016.

5. December Holiday Party. December 17th we will celebrate another year
of learning.


Carmita Cooke, Presiding Officer

Kim Winborne, TM of the Day — “Friend or Foe”

Word of the Day, Elizabeth Femrite — SUPERB

Grammarian, Nekisha Tate

Ah Counter, First Timer Janet Yamanake

Listener, Lillian Wilkinson

Timer, Carl Sabath

Ballot Counter, Carl Sabath

Tip of the Day, Lillian Wilkinson

Opening and Closing — Herman Raybon

Speaker: Kimberly Pollard, “Most Memorable…”, Advanced Communication
Series, project 1, The Entertaining Speaker
Evaluated by Carmita Cooke

Table Topics Master — Herman Raybon

Table Topics speakers were Elizabeth Femrite, Nekisha Tate, Janet
Yamanake, Wes Padilla

Master Evaluator – Elizabeth Femrite

District Director – Wesley Padila – Pleasure to visit, tickets for District
Conference will increase to $100 in November, buy now!

Best Table Topic speaker was Janet Yamanake!

Best Evaluator was Carmita Cooke!

Best Speaker was Kimberly Pollard!

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

Happy Speaking! We are Toastmasters!

Happy Speaking,

Secretary Kimberly Pollard

Secretary, Helmsmen Toastmasters Club
Pentagon, Room 5D756
¢Ï (703) 614-4953
¢Ï DSN 224-4953


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