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2017-05-18 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2880 Minutes

May 20, 2017

2017-05-18 Helmsmen Toastmasters Club 2412 Meeting 2880 Minutes

Congratulate Herman Raybon on continuing his theme of “Leadership Principles”

Thank you Sean Flynn for joining the meeting and we hope you will become a member.

New You Can Use

1. Next week’s TM of the Day is Ernie Davis for meeting 2881 on May 25th.

2. When are you scheduled to be TMoD? Check Lillian Wilkinson’s schedule below:
If you need to change your date, please let Lillian know.

25 May Ernie Davis
1 June Lillian Wilkinson
8 June Kim Winborne
15 June Andrea Clark
22 June Audrey Britton
29 June Enjoli Ramsey
6 July Carmita Cooke
13 July Jackie Wrice
20 July Carl Sabath
27 July Forte’ Ward

3. Officer Elections. They are coming soon. The President will let us know soon when elections will be held.
New and experienced officers needed to take on the job for July 1 – December 31, 2017.

Election coming up soon.

Please step up to be

VP-Public Relations
Sergeant at Arms

4. What is your next goal? Mark the calendar. Set a date. Step up to the Plate.

5. Happy Birthday, Helmsmen Toastmasters!!! March 4, 2017 celebrates 60
years of Helmsmen TM. We will be planning HTM’s 60th Anniversary
celebration in March 2017! More information will be forthcoming in future
minutes. Ernie Davis and Carmita Cooke are working on plans for a formal

We are planning an event for June. More to follow………………..

6. Toastmasters Pathways – New members (as of 1 April) will need to enroll
to get started. Those who have been members for a while are encouraged to
finish their goals under the “old” system and to enroll in Pathways as well.

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

6. Previous Meeting Minutes can be seen at


Toastmaster of the Day, Herman Raybon

Presiding Officer, PresidentElizabeth Femrite

Opening – Elizabeth Femrite

Word of the Day – Carl Sabath, with the word GROK, a verb, meaning to understand profoundly and intuitively

Grammarian – Audrey Britton

Ah Counter – — Sean Flynn

Timer – Jackie Wrice

Listener – Kim Winborne

Ballot Counter – Robin White

Tip of the Day – Elizabeth Femrite

– Bert Romero, “TM Educational Program”
Project , Successful Club Series Program
Evaluator: Yash Sinha

Table Topics Master : Enjoli Ramsey

Table Topics Speakers: Robin White, Carl Sabath, Sean Flynn

Master Evaluator – Lillian Wilkinson

Closing – Elizabeth Femrite

Winners ———-

Best Speaker – Bert Romero!!

Best Table Topics Speaker: Sean Flynn!!

Best Evaluator – Yash Sinha!!


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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