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2016-05-05 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2829 Minutes

May 7, 2016

Helmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2829 – 5 May 2016 Minutes

Please congratulate Elizabeth Femrite, as the TM of the Day with the
theme-“Cinco de Mayo ”


1. We currently do not have a volunteer for Toastmaster of the Day for our
next meeting, Thursday, May 12th. If you would like to fulfil this task,
please contact our VP of Education, Elizabeth Femrite at While we wait on our Toastmaster of the
Day and theme for next week’s meeting, please utilize Easy-Speak at to sign up for other meeting roles.

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

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

5. Kelly Sargeant, (, who came in 3rd at the World
Championship of Public Speaking in 2014, will be at the Pentagon on August
16, 2016. She will be giving a presentation on her journey to the
International competition. There is also an event planned with Kelly during
the evening of August 16th at the Crowne Plaza National Airport in Crystal
City. More details to follow. POC: Herman Raybon

6. TM International Convention, August 17-20, Marquis Hotel, Washington,
DC. Registration is now open at

7. Please contact our VP-Education, Elizabeth Femrite to sign up for future
Toastmaster of the Day roles.

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

10. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at


Forté Ward, Presiding Officer

Toastmaster of the Day, Elizabeth Femrite, theme, “Cinco de Mayo”

Word of the Day, Kim Winborne, word, “Festive”

Grammarian, Forté Ward

AH-Counter, Lillian Wilkinson

Timer, Herman Raybon

Listener, Yash Sinha

Ballot Counter, Carl Sabath

Tip of the Day, Victor Gonzalez

Closing, Herman Raybon

Speaker 1, Jackie Wrice
Competent Communicator Manual
Project #1: Ice Breaker
Evaluated by Ernie Davis

Table Topics Master: Kimberly Pollard

Table Topics Speakers: Yash Sinha, Nekisha Tate, Victor Gonzalez, Kim
Winborne, and Forté Ward

Master Evaluator: Nekisha Tate


Best Speaker – Jackie Wrice

Best Evaluator – Ernie Davis

Best Table Topics Speaker – Victor Gonzalez


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,

Secretary Nekisha Tate

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