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2016-03-17 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2822 Minutes

March 26, 2016

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2822- 17 March 2016 Minutes

Congratulate Kim Winborne on putting the meeting together with the theme “St. Patrick’s Day”

Congratulations to Eduardo Osoriomoriyon for being inducted into Helmsmen Toastmasters!

Thank you, Wes Padilla, Division A Director for attending the meeting to present the Area 11 International Speech and Evaluation trophies to Ernie Davis and Yash Sinha.


1. Next week, Thursday, March 24, Bert Romero will be our TM of the Day! His theme will be “March Madness!” Please let Bert know if you wish to speak or volunteer for a role. If you prefer to use Easy-Speak, please identify your role early to assist with the agenda preparation.

2. Thursday, March 31, Carl Sabath will be Toastmaster of the Day!

3. Contests Continue!!! the Division A Contest, which will be held Saturday, April 9, 2016 Contest starts at 1130. Set up 1000-1030, registration 1030-1130, debriefs 1045-1130. Free parking available at library; visit this link for transit options: Register at Support Ernie Davis and Yash Sinha.

4. District 27 Conference to be held May 6-7, Holiday Inn, Solomons, MD. Register at

5. End of May/early June. Officer Elections. Start thinking about being an officer for July 1 – December 31. Great leadership experience can be yours.

6. TM International Convention, August 17-20, Marquis Hotel, Washington, DC. Registration will start in April.

7. Scheduled TMoD’s for future meetings:

Mar 31 Carl Sabath
Apr 7 Herman Raybon
Apr 14 Forté Ward
Apr 21 Nekisha Tate
Apr 28 Ernie Davis

**If the date to be TMoD does not work with your schedule, please swap with another toastmaster and let our VP-Education, Elizabeth Femrite know.

8. Dues!! It’s that time again. Carl Sabath club treasurer reminds is collecting dues. For those of you who have paid, THANK YOU.
Herman Raybon, Jr. and Elizabeth Femrite are helping Carl as he is at the Mark Center. Semiannual dues is due for those renewing their memberships for April- September. Dues is $45. Reminder that $36 goes to TM International and $9 goes to Helmsmen TM for supplies, holiday party, etc.

9. Distinguished Club Plan: See how well we are doing by going to

10. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at


Elizabeth Femrite, VP-Education, Presiding Officer

Sgt At Arms, Jerrick Alexander

Toastmaster of the Day, Kim Winborne, “St. Patrick’s Day”

Opening, Bert Romero

Word of the Day, Lillian Wilkinson, with the word “RIANT”, adjective meaning laughter, cheerful

Grammarian, Elizabeth Femrite

AH-Counter, Elizabeth Femrite

Timer, Eduardo Osoriomoriyon

Listener/Quiz Master, Bert Romero

Ballot Counter, Bert Romero

Tip of the Day, Herman Raybon

Closing, Lillian Wilkinson

Speaker 1 Ernie Davis, “Eric Schmidt”
Advanced Communicator Manual: Persuasive Speaking
Project 4, Objective: Addressing the Opposition
Evaluated by Wes Padilla

Table Topics Master: Herman Raybon
Table Topics speakers: Eduardo Osoriomoriyon, Jerrick Alexander, Wes Padilla

Master Evaluator: Carl Sabath


Best Speaker – Ernie Davis!

Best Evaluator – Wes Padilla!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Wes Padilla!


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,

Carl Sabath for club Secretary Nekisha Tate


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