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2016-06-02 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2833 Minutes

June 11, 2016

elmsmen Toastmasters Club Meeting 2833 – 02 June 2016 Minutes

Please congratulate Jerrick Alexander, as the TM of the Day with the theme-“Guardian Angels”!


1.Toastmaster of the Day for our next meeting 2834, Thursday, June 9th is TBD. Please contact Elizabeth to volunteer as our scheduled TMoD cannot make it.

2. Officer Elections. 2nd Meeting in June , on JUNE 9th. Start thinking about being
an officer for July 1 – December 31. Great leadership experience can be yours and is a requirement for the TM leadership track. Please let Forté and Elizabeth know if you’d like to be part of the Executive Council – no experience required.

Positions: President, VP-Education, VP-Membership, VP-Public Relations, Secretary, Treasurer, Sergeant at Arms. Please see attached Word Document for club officer role descriptions.

Training Available: 2 hours of training will be available at different locations in the NCR beginning in June at Toastmasters Leadership Institute and is FREE and is required to get leadership credit.

First Toastmasters Leadership Institute Training will be June 25th, South Arlington, look at, Officer training will be at Our Lady Queen of Peace Founders Hall, 2700 19th Street South, Arlington, VA.
Officer training: 8am-12:45pm. District Officer training (Bert and Fort̩) 11am Р5pm

Additional training: previous officers can mentor you.

3. 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

4. TM International Convention, August 17-20, Marquis Hotel, Washington, DC. Registration is now open at
Reminder to signup before June 6th for early bird pricing!!

5. TMoD Schedule. Please contact our VP-Education, Elizabeth Femrite to sign up for future
Toastmaster of the Day roles. If you have an issue with the schedule please try to switch with another TM or call Elizabeth.

6/2 – Jerrick Alexander
6/9 – Kimberly Pollard
6/16 – Bert Romero
6/23 – Eduardo Osorio
6/30 – Carl Sabath
7/7 – Victor Gonzalez
7/14 – Herman Raybon
7/21 – Jackie Wrice
7/28 РFort̩ Ward
8/4 – Nekisha Tate
8/11 – Dan Galarza
8/18 – Kim WInborne
8/25 – Steve Coy
9/1 – Elizabeth Femrite

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

7. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at


Elizabeth Femrite, Presiding Officer

Opening, Carl Sabath

Toastmaster of the Day, Jerrick Alexander

Word of the Day, Elizabeth Femrite, with the word CRUX, a noun, meaning the essential point.

Grammarian, Herman Raybon

AH-Counter, Herman Raybon

Timer, Kim Winborne

Listener, Audrey Britton

Ballot Counter, Lillian Wilkinson

Tip of the Day, Lillian Wilkinson

Closing, Herman Raybon, Jr.

Speaker 1. Ernie Davis, “Guardian Angels”, from the Advanced Communicator Manual
Objective: Speak off the Cuff, Specialty Speeches, Evaluated by Bert Romero

Table Topics Master: Yash Sinha

Table Topics Speakers: Audrey Britton, , Bert Romero, Lillian Wilkinson , Herman Raybon and Carl Sabath
Master Evaluator: Carl Sabath


Best Speaker – Ernie Davis

Best Evaluator Bert Romero

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

Happy Speaking,

Elizabeth Femrite for
Secretary Nekisha Tate


Elizabeth Femrite


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