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2016-11-10 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2856 Minutes

November 11, 2016

2016-11-10 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2856 Minutes

Please congratulate Herman Raybon Jr, DTM with his theme “U.S. Marine Corps Anniversary.”

Don’t forget to cheer on Kimberly Pollard, as she will compete at the District 27 TM Conference in the Humorous Speech Contest on Saturday!

Reminder to think about holding an officer position for the Jan-June 2017 semester.


1. Toastmaster of the Day for our next meeting 2856, Thursday, November 10, will be Kim Winborne. Please e-mail Kim your role requests.

2. We need your ideas to expand membership, please contact VP Membership Kimberly Winborne with any suggestions.

3. Contests continue!!

Saturday, November 12, 2016 – District 27 Conference will host the Division A Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contests.
Location: Holiday Inn – National Airport – Crystal City
2650 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, Va 22202
Time: 8:00am – 6:30pm

Registration is required. See for additional details.

4. New Officers are needed for January – June 2017. We will hold elections between November and December, the specific date will be forthcoming.

First Toastmasters Leadership Institute is 3 December at GMU-Arlington Campus.

Get your leadership skills refined! Speak to our nominating chair, current Area 11 Governor and Immediate Past President Forte Ward.
Toastmasters Leadership Institute available starting in December going through February.

Also, you will be in charge of celebrating HTM’s 60th Anniversary in March 2017!

5. TMoD Schedule. Please contact our VP-Education, Lillian Wilkerson 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 Lillian.

11/24 — Thanksgiving – Reminder No Meeting!
12/1 Daniel Galarza
12/8 Vacant
12/15 Holiday Party (different agenda format; need a volunteer for TMOD)
12/22 Vacant

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

8. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at


Toastmaster of the Day, Herman Raybon

Presiding Officer, Ernie Davis, Pres; Kim Winborne, VP, Membership

Sgt at Arms, Jerrick Alexander

Opening, Herman Raybon, Jr

Word of the Day – Robin White with the word VORACIOUS, an adjective meaning having a very eager approach to an activity; wanting/devouring great quantities of food…..ex. he’s a voracious fisher…

Grammarian – Bert Romero

Ah Counter – Carl Sabath

Timer – Eduardo Osorio

Listener – Elizabeth Femrite

Ballot Counter – Bert Romero

Tip of the Day – Elizabeth Femrite

Speaker 1 – Forté Ward, “I Need Your Help on the West Coast!”
Persuasive Speaking Manual, Objective: The Successful Negotiator
Evaluated by Andrea Clark

Table Topics Master – Chanelle Johnson

Table Topics Speakers – Andrea Clake, Elizabeth Femrite, Robin White

Master Evaluator – Kim Winborne

Closing – Herman Raybon

Winners ———-

Best Speaker – Forté Ward!!

Best Table Topics Speaker – Andrea Clark!!

Best Evaluator – Andrea Clark!!


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 Nekisha Tate

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